Beginner’s Guide to WNBA 2016

This week saw the WNBA kick off its 20th anniversary season. Here is our beginner’s guide to the WNBA 🏀 Armed with these gems of info you will be able to carry a conversation any time 👌

  1. Who’s the tip to win? Reigning champs Minnesota Lynx have won 3 of the last 5 titles and are looking to continue the reign but the recent survey of league GMs voted Phoenix Mercury as their faves.
  2. Who are the big names? How much time have you got? The reigning MVP is Elena Delle Donne from Chicago Sky whilst superstar Diana Taurasi returns after a season out. Drop in their names or 1st draft pick Breanna Stewart and you’ll sound all over it.
  3. So any Aussies? Superstar Penny Taylor leads the Aussie charge which includes other big name Opals like Abby Bishop & Erin Phillips. Don’t forget Aussie legend, coach of Phoenix Mercury, Sandy Brondello.
  4. How does it all work? 12 teams. 2 conferences (East and West).  Top 8 make a cut throat post season.
  5. How do I check it out? ESPN, or follow #WNBA20 or #watchmework on Twitter.

Congrats! You are ready to carry out a conversation about WNBA 20 no problemo!👍


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