David Berri had written for Forbes since Aug., 2017, but his final piece prompted complaints from the NBA and led to his dismissal.

Under the current labor deal, players make between $39,000 and $115,000 per season excluding benefits.

Toliver is the fourth woman in NBA history to become a coach, joining Becky Hammon (Spurs), Jenny Boucek (Mavericks) and Nancy Lieberman (Kings).

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Nuggets add Sue Bird to front office staff

WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career

A year later, the New York Liberty still for sale

It’s been a year since James Dolan announced his intent to sell the New York Liberty, and the team is still on the market

Lynx assistant James Wade hired as Chicago Sky coach

Minnesota Lynx assistant James Wade has been hired as the head coach of the Chicago Sky

Borders served in the role for three years; NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum will lead the 22 year-old WNBA until a permanent successor is found.

The Mystics veteran is spending the start of her offseason on the sideline as a member of the Wizards' development staff.

“At this point, does it even need to be discussed?” Seattle veteran guard Sue Bird said.

The team heads into the offseason on an upbeat note, despite disappointment of its sweep against the Seattle Storm.

With a superstar in the middle and a supporting cast of young up-and-comers, the newly crowned champions could be serious contenders for years to come.

A strong core is in place, and for a franchise long defined by losing, a winning mind-set has taken hold.

Seattle claims its third league title behind Breanna Stewart and Natasha Howard as Mystics’ late run falls short in Game 3 of the Finals.

The Mystics lost, 98-82, on their home court at EagleBank Arena. Washington all-stars Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver finished with 23 points and 22 points, respectively. The Mystics were attempting to become the first team in league history to overcome a two-game deficit in a best-of-five Finals series. The win clinched the third WNBA […]

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The Mystics host the Storm for Game 3 in Fairfax, which is “Mystic City” for the duration of the WNBA Finals.

Washington has thrived in win-or-go-home situations the past two years, and it will be facing another in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals against Seattle.

Complaints linger over late-game sequence involving Storm’s Sue Bird.

Washington falls, 75-73, after a crucial no-call in a decisive sequence and a lost jump ball.

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