Team rosters set, and it’s time to play ball

In an ideal world, we’d be able to go to the WNBA’s main page, or ESPN’s main women’s basketball page, and click on a link that would take us to all the WNBA team rosters. That has been the case in years past. But no such luck this year.

I give the Lynx and Liberty mad props for having their rosters together two days early. But though final cuts were finally made today, many other teams have not updated the rosters on their own sites. So the best we can do right now is to ascertain those lists based on today’s transactions:

June 4, 2015
Team Player Transaction

Chicago Markeisha Gatling Waived
Chicago Jacki Gemelos Waived
Phoenix Rebecca Tobin Waived
San Antonio Brittany Chambers Waived
San Antonio Ashley Paris Waived
Seattle Meighan Simmons Waived
Los Angeles Cierra Burdick Waived
Los Angeles Nikki Greene Waived
Los Angeles Angel Goodrich Waived
Los Angeles Annalise Pickrel Waived
Los Angeles Blake Dietrick Waived
San Antonio Astou Ndour Full Season Suspension
Minnesota Nika Baric Full Season Suspension

How are fans feeling about their home team rosters?

Which players are you left wondering why they’re still on the roster?

Which athletes should not have been cut?

General league news:

Problems have accompanied the WNBA’s success.

After a noisy offseason, the WNBA is set to begin its 19th year.

Depth will be on display this year. (Notice that a few of last year’s rookies got displaced by this year’s?)

Minnesota and Atlanta should be on top.

Lynx:

The Lynx are keeping it together for another title run.

Five story lines for the season.

Maya Moore is a basketball nerd, and it’s made her the best in the world.

Lindsay Whalen podcast.

Sun:

The Sun hope to prove the naysayers wrong.

Mercury:

Phoenix looks to open the season in style.

Mystics:

What to watch for as the Mystics open the season.

Washington opens the year fully in coach Mike Thibault’s mold.

Is the team ready for a playoff three-peat?

Sky:

The Sky need a big year from Elena Delle Donne.

Liberty:

The Liberty have plotted a new direction.

Dream:

The Dream hope to save their stars long enough to win a title.

Storm:

Seattle could struggle this year, but they’re hoping for a quick rebuild.

Shock:

Rookie Amanda Zahui B. is about to make her WNBA debut.

Tomorrow’s opening day schedule:

Mystics at Sun

Dream at Liberty

Shock at Lynx

Fever at Sky

Stars at Mercury

All games are on LiveAccess only.

Schedule.

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