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Minnesota Lynx and Forward Napheesa Collier Joint Statement

WNBA Minnesota Lynx November 28, 2021 - MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL - The four-time WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx and forward Napheesa Collier today issued the following statements regarding the pregnancy announcement released by People Magazine this afternoon: Collier: "I am very excited to start a family with my fiancé Alex. Having a child is truly a beautiful journey and I am grateful to have the support of our families, friends and the Lynx as I begin this special chapter of motherhood." Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve: "On behalf of Lynx p... Full Story

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Former Atlanta Dream Players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford Suspended

WNBA November 23, 2021 - NEW YORK - The WNBA announced today that former Atlanta Dream players Courtney Williams and Crystal Bradford have been suspended without pay for their roles in an altercation outside of an Atlanta-area club in May and for related health and safety protocol violations. Williams' suspension is for two games and Bradford's suspension is for one game. The suspensions will be served starting with the first regular season game that each player is eligible to play following the signing of a new Standard Player Contract.... Full Story

WNBA Approves New Playoff Format

WNBA November 18, 2021 - NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2021 - The WNBA Board of Governors approved changes to the league's playoff format and postseason seeding, effective with the 2022 season, the WNBA announced today. The reconfigured postseason structure will include three rounds of series-play using a best-of 3-5-5 format. Beginning with the WNBA's 26th season, the eight teams with the highest winning percentages over a 36-game schedule regardless of conference will qualify for the playoffs and be seeded based on their record. All eight playoff teams wi... Full Story

Michaela Onyenwere Presented with 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year Trophy

WNBA New York Liberty November 18, 2021 - NEW YORK - Last night, the New York Liberty hosted an event for WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert to present the 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year trophy to Liberty forward, Michaela Onyenwere. The celebration, which took place at SNIPES' Flatbush Avenue location in Brooklyn, included an award presentation followed by a Q&A led by Liberty in-arena host, Jess Sims and an autograph session. New York Liberty partner Nike also gifted Michaela, a Nike athlete, with a pair of custom Rookie of the Year Dunks.... Full Story

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Michaela Onyenwere of the New York Liberty with the WNBA Rookie of the Year Trophy
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