Shayna Billington, members of the Wildcats enjoy life on the wings – and visit a WNBA legend | Arizona Wildcats Basketball

Shayna Billington, members of the Wildcats enjoy life on the wings – and visit a WNBA legend |  Arizona Wildcats Basketball

PJ Brown Special for The Arizona Daily Star Shayna Billington watched her first WNBA game in style. Seated in a pavilion high above the field at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Billington — along with her Arizona teammates and coaches — watched former wildcats Sam Thomas and Ari MacDonald play against each other on July 17. … Read more

The NBA announced the retirement of Bill Russell’s No. 6 shirt throughout the league in honor of the 11-time champion

CNN – The National Basketball Association The NBA announced Thursday that it will permanently retire to the Basketball Hall of Fame Bill RussellThe number 6 shirt throughout the league. Russell, who died on July 31 at the age of 88, won 11 NBA titles with the Boston Celtics and became the first player to retire … Read more

New York Liberty controls its own destiny in pursuit of the annex

New York coach Sandy Brundello isn’t watching the scoreboard with Liberty two games off the field — and he might not be. There are eight post-season berths in the WNBA and New York (10-17) are tenth in the standings leading up to Tuesday night’s games with nine contests remaining. But the good news for Liberty … Read more

Britney Greiner’s wife tells ABC she wants a WNBA star’s home

Britney Greiner’s wife Cheryl wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner’s release, and do whatever is necessary to bring the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been held captive for more than three months. “I keep hearing that, you know, he has the power. It’s a political pawn, Sherrill, who became emotional, … Read more

NBA late to retire Bill Russell shirt number

The NBA failed several moments to honor Bill Russell. picture: AP Shame on the NBA. On the surface, it is a great honor to Permanently retired No. 6 Bill Russell. The league, along with the players’ union, announced Thursday that its number will not be issued to any player from now on. It was appropriate. … Read more

Aspiring female Yao: 6-10 Han Shuo makes a mark in WNBA, China

NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Han Shuo grew up adoring Yao Ming, fascinated by the giant 7-foot-6 shadow of the Hall of Famer every time he steps onto the NBA stadium. Standing from 6 to 10, Han would like to emulate Yao’s influence – including his influence on sports in China. The New York Post … Read more

Becky Hammon is thriving in his first season as coach of the WNBA for the Aces

NEW YORK (AFP) – When Becky Hammon learned it was time to leave the NBA last winter after working as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs for eight seasons, she faced a tough choice. She had to choose between two WNBA franchises she once played for, both of whom lobbied hard to make … Read more

Meet the local artist credited with creating and designing the original San Antonio Spurs logo

Saint Anthony – This story originally aired on KSAT News Now, airing Monday through Friday at 11am on KSAT.com, KSAT+ and YouTube Live. Watch KSAT news now here. The San Antonio Spurs logo is one of the most popular professional sports logos across the country, but for nearly 50 years, it was just another project … Read more

Russell’s retirement number 6 across the NBA, the first in the league

Bill Russell’s No. 6 jersey has been retired across the NBA, the first in the league. The number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and person good enough to be honored in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and coach was permanently retired by all, the National Basketball Association and the … Read more

Warriors advised to extend Wiggins’ green before Thompson

GT Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Jordan Poole celebrate during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Utah Jazz. The Golden State Warriors You have some tough choices on the horizon, but making one or two of them now can make the rest easier in the future. steve curry will make $215 million … Read more