2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
1st in Western Conference
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5dJosh Weinfuss

Source: Mercury to hire Aces' Nygaard as coach

The Mercury have hired Vanessa Nygaard to replace Sandy Brondello as the team's head coach, a source told ESPN's Josh Weinfuss. Nygaard is an assistant coach for the Aces.

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5dMechelle Voepel

Hammon among finalists for women's hoops HOF

New Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon and fellow former WNBA players DeLisha Milton-Jones and Penny Taylor are among 12 finalists for induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

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6dKevin Pelton

Ranking the top 20 WNBA free agents

Free agency plays a bigger role in the WNBA than ever. We rank the best free agents of 2022, with three of the last four MVPs topping our list.

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13dKevin Pelton and Mechelle Voepel

What can we expect from 2022 WNBA free agency?

Best player to change teams? Which team will improve the most? Before contracts are signed Feb. 1, we preview how the biggest free-agency moves might play out.

Becky Hammon: Las Vegas 'was the best spot for me and my family' (0:29)
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26dMechelle Voepel

Hammon 'thrilled' to be back in WNBA with Aces

Becky Hammon called the chance to be a head coach in a league where she spent 16 seasons as a player a great opportunity. "This is where I come from, and I wouldn't be me without the W."

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Sources: Hammon, Aces near richest WNBA deal

Spurs assistant Becky Hammon is nearing a five-year deal with the WNBA's Las Vegas Aces that will make her the highest-paid coach in the league, sources confirmed to ESPN.

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Cambage left out of Australia's World Cup squad

Liz Cambage's absence from next year's FIBA Women's World Cup has been confirmed with the Australian basketball star left out of the Opals squad announced on Monday.

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Cambage: 'Zero' interest in Opals' Cup campaign

Australian basketball star Liz Cambage is likely to have played her last game for the Opals after declaring she has "zero" interest in representing Australia at next year's Women's World Cup in Sydney.


Opals' Cambage escapes fine, suspension

Liz Cambage has escaped a fine or suspension despite an independent review finding the Opals and WNBA star engaged in conduct that brought Basketball Australia into censure.

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101dMechelle Voepel

Ten biggest questions for the WNBA offseason

As Chicago celebrates its WNBA title, many questions already linger for the offseason, including possible retirements and player movement in free agency.

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103dTisha Thompson and Mechelle Voepel

Why the WNBA may be entering thrive mode

In her effort to push the league into a stronger financial future, WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert wants to disrupt the economic model that she says has undervalued women's sports.

Griner's huge block propels Mercury to WNBA finals (0:41)
Taurasi denies layup and buries 3-pointer to give Mercury late lead (0:41)

Team Stats

Points Per Game89.3
Rebounds Per Game38.7
Assists Per Game20.9

Team History