With nine games left in the season, it’s back to business for the Wings; one of the league’s most talented and exciting franchises.
Every Monday during the regular season, Maurice Brooks and Aryeh Schwartz will rank the WNBA teams from 1 to 12. Also, Insidr beat writers will provide interesting tidbits on each team that they cover.
They are loaded with talent like Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike, have an excellent home court atmosphere thanks to their fans, and have a great coach at the helm in Brian Agler.
The Aces were in the nation’s capital, but they refused to play the game due to traveling woes. There were many, many takes on this issue, including the fact that teams need chartered planes. Some thought this should fall on the WNBA.
In every Rookie Report, we have discussed how good the Aces’ A’ja Wilson has been this season. But what about the other rookies that are doing well but are overlooked because of Wilson’s dominance?
After Thursday’s thoroughly dominant 79-57 victory against the Minnesota Lynx – a game in which the Sparks were fully healthy for the first time all year – Parker admitted that nothing beats health. “We didn’t cry when they were out, ‘cause coach [Brian] Agler wouldn’t let us do it,” Sparker noted. “But we need them. It’s a different dynamic.”
While winning All-Star MVP honors might seem like an inconsequential achievement in the context of an entire season, it has brought about great omens for the Lynx the previous two times that Moore has earned the award.
By Patrick Ralph This past Tuesday night, the New York Liberty lost to the WNBA-best Seattle Storm 77-62 on their home floor. While it may have been just one game,…