WNBA playoffs 2023: Schedule, results, news and highlights
The 2023 WNBA playoffs are underway. The Aces, Liberty, Sun and Wings have advanced to the semifinals.
How Teaira McCowan, Kalani Brown can help keep Wings' season alive
True centers are becoming more and more rare in women's basketball. But 6-foot-7 duo Teaira McCowan and Kalani Brown are at home in Dallas' frontcourt.
Aces aim to secure semifinals victory over the Wings
Las Vegas Aces (34-6, 18-2 Western Conference) at Dallas Wings (22-18, 11-9 Western Conference)
New York set for road matchup with the Sun
New York Liberty (32-8, 16-4 Eastern Conference) at Connecticut Sun (27-13, 14-6 Eastern Conference)
A'ja Wilson continues playoff tear, takes no added 'fuel' from MVP result
After just missing out on winning her third MVP award, A'ja Wilson continued her playoff tear Tuesday night in the Aces' win over Dallas, becoming the first player in WNBA history to score at least 30 in three consecutive postseason games.
New York Liberty back on track, Las Vegas Aces keep rolling
New York rallied to avoid an 0-2 start, Las Vegas moved one win away from a return trip to the Finals and A'ja Wilson dropped another 30-point game.
In 'a must-win for us,' Liberty even series with Sun at 1-1
New York guard Sabrina Ionescu finished with a team-high 21 points, and in a Game 2 that she labeled "a must-win for us," the Liberty evened their semifinal playoff series with the Connecticut Sun at 1-1 with an 84-77 victory Tuesday night in Brooklyn.
A'ja Wilson makes history with 3rd straight 30-point playoff game
A'ja Wilson becomes the first player in WNBA, regular season or postseason, to put up 100 points and 10 blocks in a three-game span.
Wilson's 30 points, 11 rebounds leads Aces to 91-84 win over Wings in Game 2 of WNBA semis
— A'ja Wilson punched the air after big shots, yelled following key plays and all but willed Las Vegas to victory as Aces fans repeatedly chanted “M-V-P!”
Aces' bench is fired up after this Kelsey Plum 3
Kelsey Plum knocks down a running pull-up 3-pointer against the Wings.
Warriors near deal to bring WNBA expansion team to Bay Area, sources say
The Warriors are close to bringing a WNBA expansion franchise to the Bay Area, sources told ESPN on Tuesday.
Ionescu and Laney help Liberty beat Sun 84-77 to even semifinals series at 1-1
— With their season on the line, Sabrina Ionescu and Betnijah Laney took over to help New York even their playoff series with Connecticut.
Breanna Stewart fired up after cashing in for 3
Breanna Stewart knocks down a 3-pointer from the wing to extend the Liberty's lead in the fourth quarter.
WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart quotes Coco Gauff in speech
The New York Liberty star referenced this year's US Open champion Coco Gauff in her acceptance speech.