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Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso and more talk about their big night at the WNBA Draft

Not far from where Dior held its pre-fall show at the Brooklyn Museum, crowds of fans lined the street outside the Brooklyn Academy of Music early Monday afternoon hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite basketball players. It was a scene more vibrant than ever before outside of the 2024 WNBA Draft, as the… Read More »

The Caitlin Clark Effect: The No. 1 overall pick is ready to help the Fever reach new heights

NEW YORK — Caitlin Clark is used to dropping 30 pieces and breaking scoring records. Her own point total isn’t what makes her excited about officially joining the Indiana Fever as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. They’re the ones that come from Aliyah Boston, the Fever’s 2023 No. 1 overall… Read More »

Why can’t JuJu Watkins enter the WNBA draft early? And even if she could, should she?

USC guard JuJu Watkins poses for a photo with a fan after the Trojans’ Sweet 16 win over Baylor in Portland, Oregon. (Jenny Kane/Associated Press) As JuJu Watkins wiped tears from her eyes with the corner of her jersey after USC’s season-ending loss to Connecticut in the NCAA regional final, UConn coach Geno Auriemma gave… Read More »

Caitlin Clark leads the top 5 storylines of the WNBA Draft

The 2024 WNBA Draft is “the one with Caitlin Clark,” but there are interesting stories all the way down the draft order. The Indiana Fever will likely draft Clark at No. 1 in the third year of their rebuilding plan. The Los Angeles Sparks and Chicago Sky are in the early stages of their rebuilds,… Read More »

Why Caitlin Clark’s WNBA transition won’t be all layups and easy passes

The next chapter in Caitlin Clark’s career will undoubtedly be more demanding, and it comes sooner than most college athletes experience during their transition to the professional level. The Indiana Fever is expected to select Clark with the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft on Monday (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN), a short eight… Read More »

How South Carolina rebuilt itself and became an even bigger juggernaut after a roster overhaul

CLEVELAND – It was at halftime of the season opener in Paris when Bree Hall came to the realization that South Carolina was good. Like it, Good Good. Kamilla Cardoso and Ashlyn Watkins felt the same way. For years, the Gamecocks have been good. Actually, they’ve been great. A modern NCAA powerhouse following in the… Read More »

What can we expect from Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese next?

Even before millions of people tuned in to watch Caitlin Clark vs. Angel Reese, Part II, the match created a rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. But chances are there won’t be many intense matchups between the two at the professional level. Having that kind of rivalry requires longevity, and that’s not so easy… Read More »

WNBA will host its second preseason game in Canada as its expansion into the country gains momentum

The WNBA will host a preseason game in Canada for the second consecutive season as it continues its expansion mission that could bring it back to the country full-time. The Los Angeles Sparks and Seattle Storm will play at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, on May 5 ahead of the WNBA’s 28th season, the league… Read More »

The Indiana Fever rebuilding plan could be complete following Caitlin Clark’s decision to turn pro

Lin Dunn made it clear last summer that the Indiana Fever had no shot at the top overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. And the struggling franchise didn’t, finishing 10th out of 12 teams with promising futures regardless of their lottery draw or which players entered the draft. Instead, the stars aligned for the… Read More »