Seattle Storm

Four images of All-WNBA selections in a collage: on the top-left, a shot of Las Vegas point guard Kelsey Plum from behind, holding her follow-through as the ball falls through the hoop, with fans in the background celebrating but out of focus; on the top-right, Phoenix Mercury point guard Skylar Diggins-Smith drives from the key past Connecticut Sun combo guard Natisha Hiedeman, who is falling over towards her; on the bottom-left, Los Angeles Sparks big Nneka Ogwumike jogs up the court while pointing ahead; on the bottom-right, a shot of New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu from behind, holding a finger up while looking out towards her teammates and Washington Mystics players

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: All-WNBA

By Em Adler / September 14, 2022

The Next’s official 2022 WNBA awards wrapping up with All-WNBA

The Aces used multiple gritty performances to defeat the Storm and advance to the 2022 WNBA Finals

By Matthew Walter / September 7, 2022

It was by no means easy but behind some tough performances the Aces were able to win two games in Seattle

Lin Dunn

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Lin Dunn reflects on Sue Bird, charts course for NaLyssa Smith and the Indiana Fever 

By The Next / September 7, 2022

Howard and Lin Dunn discuss yesterday’s semifinal matches plus Dunn planning a new coach-lottery strategy to end Indiana’s bad luck and Sue Bird’s last game in a Seattle uniform

Two pictures side-by-side, of Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart on the left and a smiling and jogging-upcourt Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson on the left

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: MVP

By Em Adler / September 7, 2022

Our unofficial tally has Stewart-Wilson as close as it gets

Did the Seattle Storm just let their season slip away?

By Rowan Schaberg / September 6, 2022

How Seattle can recover and force a Game 5

Sky big Emma Meesseman (33) boxes out Sun big wing Alyssa Thomas (25). Meesseman's arms are outstretched, both look up toward the basket.

Daily Briefing — Sept. 6, 2022: Sky, Aces look to close WNBA Semifinals

By Isabel Rodrigues / September 6, 2022

Here come the Belgian Cats

Aces point guard Chelsea Gray (12) passes the ball between Storm big Breanna Stewart (30) and Storm combo guard Jewell Loyd (24)

Daily Briefing — Sept. 5, 2022: Gray, Wilson lead Las Vegas Aces to Game 3 overtime victory

By Isabel Rodrigues / September 5, 2022

Sorting through the USA Basketball evolving roster

Four pictures in a collage: on the left, Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart, mid-air, leaps from under the rim to Dallas Wing big Isabelle Harrison and blocks Harrison's shot with her fingertips; on the top-right, Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson extends a hand up and out to deter a shot while keeping her back between Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles and the basket, as Fowles catches the ball just outside Wilson's reach; on the bottom-left, Connecticut Sun big wing Alyssa Thomas keeps a hand on the side of Washington big wing Elena Delle Donne while they jockey for post position

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: Defensive Player of the Year and All-Defense

By Em Adler / September 2, 2022

Breanna Stewart rises to the top

Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart (30) shoots over Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson (22), who contests the shot.

Daily Briefing — Sept. 1, 2022: MVP race reaches fever pitch as Wilson, Stewart each score 30-plus

By Isabel Rodrigues / September 1, 2022

Sky, Aces bounce back in Game 2 and Brionna Jones named Sixth Player of the Year

Sun forward Alyssa Thomas (25) goes for a layup over Sky big Azura Stevens. Stevens attempts to block the shot with her right hand.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 31, 2022: WNBA Semifinals resume with Game 2 double-header

By Isabel Rodrigues / August 31, 2022

A’ja Wilson named Defensive Player of the Year, All-Defensive teams announced