Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Mercury’s Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

This is a July 2, 2014, file photo, showing Phoenix Mercury head coach Sandy Brondello calling a play during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Chicago Sky in Phoenix. A person close to the situation says Brondello has won the WNBA coach of the year award. The person says Brondello will receive the award Friday night, Aug, 22, 2014,  in Phoenix before the Mercury host Los Angeles in the Western Conference semifinals opener. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Sandy Brondello guided the Phoenix Mercury to the best record in WNBA history and Brittney Griner’s defense was a big reason why.

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MVP Moore leads Lynx past Stars, 88-84, in Game 1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defending champion Minnesota Lynx got a reminder from the San Antonio Stars that nothing comes easy in the postseason.

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AP Source: Phoenix has top coach, defensive player

Phoenix’s Sandy Brondello is the WNBA’s coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a person close to the situation.

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Seattle wins No. 1 pick in WNBA lottery

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — It had been 11 years since Seattle had been in the WNBA draft lottery. Coach Brian Agler and the Storm made the most of their return, walking away with the No. 1 pick Thursday night.

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