WNBA awards

Four pictures in a collage: on top, Las Vegas Aces wing Jackie Young has the ball at the top of her dribble while looking out the court; on the bottom-left, Minnesota point guard Moriah Jefferson drives downhill from the slot around a pick-and-roll screen from Lynx center Sylvia Fowles, who is beginning to roll after screening Dallas Wings wing Marina Mabrey off of Jefferson; on the middle of the bottom, Seattle Storm big Ezi Magbegor celebrates a teammate's three from the bench, while the crowd celebrates in the background; on the bottom-right, New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu holds the ball above her head while releasing a jumper

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Awards: Most Improved Player

By Em Adler / August 29, 2022

The Next’s 2022 WNBA Most Improved Player is Las Vegas’ Jackie Young

Dallas Wings center Teaira McCowan holds the ball above her head as she stands under the rim looking straight up at the basket, while Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles stands a foot away, readying to jump towards McCowan and try to block a layup attempt.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 5, 2022: Wings keep rolling without Ogunbowale

By Em Adler / August 5, 2022

Brittney Griner receives sentence from Russian court

Commissioner Cathy Engelbert at the podium at the 2021 WNBA playoffs

Chris Paul wins Kobe and Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award

By Emma Paidra / February 20, 2022

Paul honored with inaugural award recognizing individuals supporting women’s basketball

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Seattle and Phoenix dominate All-WNBA First Team

By Gabriella Lewis / October 15, 2021

This year’s All-WNBA First Team is headlined by league MVP and Seattle and Phoenix stars

Who wins Defensive Player of the Year in the WNBA?

By Jenn Hatfield / October 9, 2021

Looking at the award’s history, one position tends to be favored, winning 17 of the 25 awards to date