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Las Vegas Aces
The Las Vegas Aces played host to a sellout crowd earlier this season when beating the Indiana Fever at Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

WNBA to Interview LVCVA Leadership Regarding Aces Sponsorship

Steve Hill, chief executive officer and president of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, will interview Tuesday with the lead investigator who is examining whether WNBA rules were broken when sponsorship deals were offered last month to players of the two-time defending league champion Las Vegas Aces. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority […]

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Liberty Sky Basketball
New York's Breanna Stewart drives to the basket as Chicago's Angel Reese defends during the second half of a WNBA game in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Final Moved to UBS Arena

The WNBA Commissioner’s Cup championship game between the New York Liberty and Minnesota Lynx on June 25 will be at UBS Arena in Long Island because the NBA Draft makes the Barclays Center unavailable, the league announced. The draft is the next night and there wouldn’t be enough time to change over the arena. The […]

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FIBA 3×3 Women

Hangzhou to Host FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Final

FIBA has announced that Hangzhou, China, will host the fifth edition of the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Final on September 7–8. This will be the first time China has hosted the women’s final. The country will also be the site for three other women’s events this summer in Chengdu from June 21–22, Wuhan from June […]

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Aces Parade Basketball
Las Vegas Aces players celebrate during a rally for the team's WNBA championship in October 2023 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

WNBA Investigating LVCVA Endorsement of Las Vegas Aces Players

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced on Friday a $100,000 per year sponsorship to each active player on the Las Vegas Aces for the next two seasons, celebrating the two-time defending WNBA champions with a deal that within 24 hours was being looked into by the league as a potentially illegal extra benefit. […]

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Disney Lede
Since it opened in 1997, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has hosted athletes from more than 70 countries with dozens of sports organized across the venue, which spans more than 220 acres. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

NBPA’s Top 100 Camp Returns to Walt Disney World

The National Basketball Players Association’s Top 100 High School Basketball Camp will for the fourth year in a row take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, from June 8-13. Players will participate in drills, learn strategies from current and former NBPA members and coaches, along with […]

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Dallas Wings

Dallas Wings to Play at Dallas Memorial Arena Starting in 2026

The Dallas Wings will move to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center’s Dallas Memorial Arena beginning in 2026 after a 15-year, $19 million agreement was reached pending WNBA approval for the team to move into the city’s downtown. The Wings will play the 2024 and 2025 seasons in College Park Center in Arlington, Texas, where […]

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FIBA3x3 Lagerfeld

FIBA 3×3 Announces Collaboration for 2024 Season

The FIBA 3×3 season will be collaborating with Karl Lagerfeld with 3×3 players from different teams and countries. “We are delighted to partner with Karl Lagerfeld for this exclusive collaboration, which will engage new audiences in 3×3 basketball,” said Alex Sanchez, FIBX 3×3 managing director. “Together, we share a commitment to innovation and to embrace […]

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USA Basketball Showcase

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Germany in London

The USA Basketball women’s national team will play against Germany at the O2 Arena in London in one of its final pre-Olympic exhibitions as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase. The U.S. will play Germany on July 23, three days after it plays against the WNBA All-Stars in Phoenix. Prior to London, the U.S. […]

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