WNBA Most Improved Player

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

Seattle Storm big wing Breanna Stewart leans back with the ball high above her head as she begins to shoot a fadeaway jumper, while New York Liberty big Natasha Howard leans toward her with an arm outstretched to try to block the shot.

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