The Atlanta Dream have named former NBA
player and WNBA champion coach Michael Cooper as their new coach.
Atlanta Dream coach Fred Williams will not
return in 2014.
The Tulsa Shock relieved Gary Kloppenburg of
his duties as head coach on Tuesday.
Maya Moore was named the WNBA Finals MVP
after her Minnesota Lynx swept the Atlanta Dream to win their second WNBA
title in three years Thursday.
It was deja vu for Maya Moore, Seimone
Augustus and the Minnesota Lynx.
Seimone Augustus had 20 points and the
Minnesota Lynx moved within a win of their second WNBA title in three years
with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Lynx will meet the Atlanta
Dream in the WNBA Finals for the second time in three years, starting on
Maya Moore scored 27 points and Seimone
Augustus added 22, and the Minnesota Lynx earned a third straight trip to the
NBA Finals with a 72-65 victory over the Phoenix Mercury Sunday afternoon.
Angel McCoughtry scored 27 points and the
Atlanta Dream advanced to the WNBA Finals with a 67-53 victory over the
Indiana Fever on Sunday.
Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen dropped 20
points apiece as the Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 85-62 victory over the
Phoenix Mercury to take a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
Tiffany Hayes scored 15 of her game-high 23
points in the second half to lead the Atlanta Dream to an 84-79 win over the
Indiana Fever in Game 1 of the WNBA Eastern Conference finals.
Seimone Augustus hit a go-ahead jumper with 21.1
seconds left to lift the Minnesota Lynx to a 58-55 win over the Seattle Storm
and a sweep of the best-of-three Western Conference semifinals.
Seimone Augustus scored 19 points to lead a
balanced Minnesota attack, and the Lynx pulled away in the second half for an
80-64 win over the Seattle Storm in Game 1 of their Western Conference
Shavonte Zellous scored 20 points Friday night
and the defending WNBA champion Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 85-72 in
the opener of a three-game Eastern Conference playoff series.
Chicago Sky forward Elena Delle Donne and
Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury headline the 2013 WNBA All-Rookie Team.
Diana Taurasi posted 30 points and seven
assists as the Phoenix Mercury posted an 86-76 win over the Los Angeles Sparks
in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Thursday.
Ivory Latta scored 14 points in the Washington
Mystics' 71-56 win over the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of their Eastern
Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker has
won her second WNBA Most Valuable Player award.
Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore has
been named the WNBA's Western Conference Player of the Week while Washington
Mystics guard Ivory Latta claimed the honors for the Eastern Conference for
games played between Sept. 9-15.
Diana Taurasi returned from a one-game
suspension and posted 20 points and 10 assists to lead the playoff-bound
Phoenix Mercury to an 82-61 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on
Friday at US Airways Center.
Epiphanny Prince tallied 16 of her 29 points
in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Sky rallied for an 87-82 win over the
Atlanta Dream on Friday.
Tamika Catchings poured in 23 points and
pulled down 10 rebounds and the Indiana Fever edged the New York Liberty,
66-63, on Friday.
The Minnesota Lynx have announced a multi-
year contract extension with 2011 WNBA finals MVP Seimone Augustus.
Shekinna Stricklen poured in a career-high 26
points to lead the Seattle Storm to a 76-67 victory over the Tulsa Shock on
Elena Delle Donne's buzzer-beating jumper
lifted the Chicago Sky to a 70-68 win Wednesday over the Phoenix Mercury.
Mistie Bass made a layup with 11.4 seconds
remaining to lift the Connecticut Sun over the Atlanta Dream, 78-77, on
Maya Moore scored 20 points, Lindsay Whalen
chipped in 19 and the Minnesota Lynx downed the Seattle Storm, 73-60, to
secure the top seed in the Western Conference for the third straight year.
DeWanna Bonner and Candice Dupree dropped in 18
points apiece to propel the Phoenix Mercury to an 80-76 win over the New York
Liberty at the Prudential Center.
Kia Vaughn and Ivory Latta each had 15
points and the Washington Mystics secured a spot in the WNBA playoffs with a
69-67 victory over the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Riquna Williams of the Tulsa Shock has been
named the WNBA's Western Conference Player of the Week for her record-setting
performance on Sunday.