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June 28, 2021 15 min

In celebration of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) 25th Season, hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share 25 WNBA facts. They include, but not limited to WNBA history, WNBA statistics, and WNBA fun trivia. #KeepItSporty

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 Sources:

Augustyn, A. (2021, May 26). Women's National Basketball Association. Encyclopedia Britannica.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Womens-National-Basketball-Association

Bean-Mellinger, B. (2020, September 22). What Sport Has the Highest Average Salary? Houston Chronicle.

https://work.chron.com/sport-highest-average-salary-10203.html

Brestar, A. and Peña, N. (2020, November 3). Seattle Storm: Making History in Trying Times. Seattle Spectator.

https://seattlespectator.com/2020/11/03/seattle-storm-making-history-in-trying-times/

Brodsky, S. (2020, October 10). Sue Bird Won the 2020 WNBA Championship with the Seattle Storm, and She Just Made History. POPSUGAR. https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/how-many-wnba-championships-has-sue-bird-won-47859764

Cash, M. (2020, September 15). 7 WNBA Players Have Thrown Down Dunks Since the League Began — Here are Highlights of Each One. Insider, Inc. https://www.insider.com/wnba-players-dunk-video-highlights-2020-9

CBS and Associated Press. (2020, January 14). "Historic" WNBA Labor Deal to Hike Average Salary to $130,000, Provide Paid Maternity Leave. CBS News.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/wnba-salary-cba-new-labor-deal-hikes-average-salary-130000-paid-maternal-leave-today-2019-01-14/

Gibson, B. (2016, September 21). 9 Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About the WNBA. Sweety High. https://www.sweetyhigh.com/read/playoffs-wnba-sheryl-swoopes-fun-facts-092116

Guinness World Records. (2021). Tallest WNBA Player (Ever). Guinness World Records Limited.

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/629886-tallest-wnba-player

Jope, C. (2019, July 18). NBA vs WNBA: Revenue, Salaries, Viewership, Attendance and Ratings. WSN.

https://www.wsn.com/nba/nba-vs-wnba/#gref

Lamonier, P. (2018, July 2). The Business of Being a WNBA Player. Forbes.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/plamonier/2018/07/02/the-business-of-being-a-wnba-player/?sh=4e70c9c85af1

Queen Ballers Club. (2020, November 16). WNBA Facts: 25 Fascinating Finds. Queen Ballers Club.

https://queenballers.club/basketball/wnba-facts

Voepel, M. (2021, April 1). Geno Auriemma Wants 3-Point Arc Moved Back in Women's College Basketball. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/womens-college-basketball/story/_/id/31179808/geno-auriemma-wants-3-point-arc-moved-back-women-college-basketball

Wikipedia Contributors. (2021, June 7). Sheryl Swoopes. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheryl_Swoopes

Wikipedia Contributors. (2021, June 7). WNBA Records. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WNBA_records#Most_points

WNBA. (2021). History. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. https://www.wnba.com/history/

WNBA. (2021). Frequently Asked Questions: WNBA. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. https://www.wnba.com/faq/

WNBA. (2021). WNBA Advanced Stats. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. https://stats.wnba.com/alltime-leaders/

WNBA. (2021). Coaches. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. https://www.wnba.com/coaches/

WNBA. (2002, May 3). History of the WNBA. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. https://www.wnba.com/news/history-of-the-wnba-2002/

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