WNBA rookies

Dorka Juhász stands between two Atlanta Dream players with her hands on their hips as they prepare for a free throw.

Dorka Juhász is a rookie with veteran poise for Minnesota Lynx

By Terry Horstman / May 28, 2023

Juhász leaving a big impression quickly in Minnesota

Close-up photos of Seattle's Jordan Horston and Dallas' Satou Sabally are shown side-by-side. The text "Around the WNBA" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: WNBA rookie check-in, breakout players and more

By The Next / May 27, 2023

Plus, what’s gone wrong in Phoenix?

A sign inside Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis shows Indiana Fever rookie center Aliyah Boston smiling and holding her blue No. 7 jersey at chest level. The Fever logo is behind her.

Aliyah Boston is everything the Indiana Fever need

By Tony East / April 29, 2023

The rookie Boston is a perfect fit for rookie head coach Christie Sides and Indiana

Three photos are arranged in a grid: Maryland's Diamond Miller celebrates on the court at left; South Carolina's Aliyah Boston backs down a defender at top; and Tennessee's Jordan Horston looks up as she dribbles at bottom.

Who typically wins WNBA Rookie of the Year — and what happens next?

By Jenn Hatfield / April 26, 2023

Aliyah Boston is the favorite, but she’ll have challengers

Washington Mystics center/forward Shakira Austin celebrates an and-one against the Connecticut Sun at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 2022. (Photo credit: Domenic Allegra)

Mystics rookie Shakira Austin is ‘radiating’ confidence

By Jenn Hatfield / August 9, 2022

‘She oozes talent’

Indiana Fever combo forward Emily Engstler releases a left-handed hook shot as Jonquel Jones raises her arms up to block the shot in front of Engstler

Rookie report: Six first-year Indiana Fever players discovering rigors of WNBA life

By Tony East / July 17, 2022

The Indiana Fever have six rookies on the roster this season-how have all of them looked on the court up to the All-Star break?

Katie Benzan points to a teammate

How Katie Benzan went from afterthought to ‘Young Mighty’ for the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 13, 2022

‘I had no idea’ she’d be this good, head coach and general manager Mike Thibault said this week