Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Playoffs set to open without Kobe, D-Wade and more stars

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, laughs as he sits with Carlos Boozer on the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Friday, April 10, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 106-98. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

MIAMI (AP) — No Kobe. No D-Wade.

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Jewell Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, right, holds up a Seattle Storm jersey with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after the Storm selected Loyd as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The 2015 WNBA draft was a historic night as underclassmen were taken with the top two picks.

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Fever take Chelsea Gardner with only pick in WNBA draft

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever chose Chelsea Gardner of Kansas with 21st overall pick in the WNBA draft Thursday night.

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Jewell Loyd happy with decision to turn pro

Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, right, hugs WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after the Seattle Storm selected Loyd as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd always dreamed about playing in the WNBA.

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Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd, right, holds up a Seattle Storm jersey with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after the Storm selected Loyd as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd and Amanda Zahui B. shared a hug after they were taken with the top two picks in the WNBA draft. The underclassmen’s decisions to turn pro were justified.

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