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WNBA Playoffs Review

Even though the league has been in existence for 20 years, the WNBA has never ceased tinkering with its cosmetic or substantive elements in an effort to draw attention or financial viability to a women’s league playing basketball in the traditional off-season between May and October.   1,000 more words


Dream to Select No. 7 Overall in 2017 WNBA Draft

Release from the Atlanta Dream:

The Atlanta Dream hold the No. 7 overall selection in the 2017 WNBA Draft after first round selections were finalized following the completion of the 2017 WNBA Draft Lottery on Wednesday night. 242 more words

WNBA Update

The best of five, semi-final round of the WNBA playoffs begins tonight with all four remaining teams in action, with both tilts to be televised on ESPN Two. 168 more words

Chicago Sky advances to a best-of-five WNBA semifinal over Atlanta Dream

With reigning MVP Elena Delle Donne missing her sixth straight game with a thumb injury, the odds were not in the favor of the Chicago Sky in their one game elimination against the Atlanta Dream. 182 more words


Tactical analysis of Atlanta's victory over Seattle

Yesterday I wrote about the potential of offensive rebounds in the Atlanta/Seattle playoff match. Offensive rebounding wasn’t as much of a difference maker as I anticipated for Atlanta, who in the second half scored just five points on five second-chance opportunities. 881 more words

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WNBA: Atlanta Dream's Elizabeth Williams Wins Most Improved Player Award

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 – Atlanta Dream center/forward Elizabeth Williams is the winner of the 2016 WNBA Most Improved Player presented by Samsung, the WNBA announced today.  307 more words

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The New WNBA Playoffs Format Is Good

As cited in the previous post, the WNBA has a fine new,and fair playoff format in which the eight playoffs qualifiers are seeded from (1-8) by record, regardless of conference affiliation. 156 more words