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WNBA Draft 2019 Presented by State Farm to be Held April 10

March 19, 2019 - NEW YORK - The WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at the Nike New York Headquarters (NYHQ). ESPN2 will air the first round beginning at 7 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds on ESPNU at 8 p.m. ET. The draft will also stream live on the ESPN app. Several top draft prospects and invited guests will be on hand for WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm at the Nike NYHQ. The 150,000-square-foot venue features a 4,000-square-foot indoor basketball court that wi... Full Story

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Chicago Sky Sign Guard Hind Ben Abdelkader

March 18, 2019 - CHICAGO - The Chicago Sky announced today that the team has signed guard Hind Ben Abdelkader. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. "Hind gives us added security to our point guard spot," Sky General Manager and Head Coach James Wade said. "She's had competitive years in EuroLeague and has played well in Turkey, which made us take notice." Ben Abdelkader currently plays for Hatay in Turkey, where she is averaging 19.2 points, 4.2 assists, and 1.3 steals while shooting 92.7 percent from the free thro... Full Story

Atlanta Dream Add Center Mengran Sun

March 15, 2019 - ATLANTA - The Atlanta Dream have signed center Mengran Sun to a training camp contract, the team announced Friday. Sun, a 6-6 center from China, is currently playing for Bayi Kylin in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association. She is averaging 12.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 22.8 minutes per game this season. Her team is matched up with Guangdong in the WCBA Finals this week. She recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds in today's Game 2 victory. "We are thrilled to add Mengran Sun to our... Full Story

Liberty Announce Front Office Hire

March 14, 2019 - NEW YORK - New York Liberty Alternate Governor Oliver P. Weisberg announced today the hiring of General Manager Jonathan Kolb. As the new General Manager for the Liberty, Kolb will focus on obtaining and developing a championship caliber team. "We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan to the NY Liberty as the team's new General Manager," said Weisberg. "His basketball IQ, passion and development ideas illustrate why he will be successful in this role and help lead the team into its next chapter of success." "Ownership i... Full Story

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