Sky re-sign Copper, Quigley and Vandersloot originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. The 2021 WNBA champion Chicago Sky re-signed three of its core players who helped the team win its first title in franchise history. All-Stars Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot and Finals MVP Kahleah Copper will rejoin the Sky for...
Nine years ago, Kahleah Copper was a hard-nosed guard out of North Philadelphia who was committed to Rutgers and averaged 20.4 points and 14.5 rebounds per game for Prep Charter. She’d led the Huskies to the state championship the previous year and to the Final Four as a senior, and when she arrived in Chicago for the year’s McDonald’s All-American game, she was thrilled to find that one of her favorite players would be addressing the group—WNBA star Ivory Latta, who would be moving on to the Mystics the following season.
During the course of a typical EuroLeague Women season, it’s common to see WNBA players come and go. Not all international contracts are equal — a player may be signed for only part of an overseas season, for instance — while injuries and other circumstances can further complicate matters. Take...
NEW YORK — Candace Parker will headline a WNBA All-Star team that will face the U.S. Olympic squad in Las Vegas on July 14. Parker, who was not chosen for the 2016 Olympic team after helping the U.S. win gold medals in 2008 and 2012, was chosen for her sixth All-Star appearance.