Gearing up for All-Star madness

All-Star game news:

A new generation of All-Stars stands on the shoulders of giants.

Players were introduced at open practice today.

All-Stars are excited about the new format.

Dan Hughes never thought he’d be coaching in the All-Star game again, but here he is.

Hughes will honor his late father.

Minnesota got the All-Star game when the league has never been better.

It is the best of all works as Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and Rebekkah Brunson meet at Target Center.

Chiney Ogwumike is humbled by her All-Star honor.

A’ja Wilson is savoring her first All-Star game.

WNBA team news:

The Fever gambled and lost in 2018, but could be set up for years to come.

The Liberty headed into the All-Star break on a down note.

Seven reasons why this is one of the best WNBA seasons ever.

WNBA player news:

The casual superiority of Breanna Stewart.

Stewart and Sue Bird are leading the Storm to the top of the WNBA.

A more mature Angel McCoughtry leads the Dream.

How Skylar Diggins-Smith and Liz Cambage make Dallas playoff contenders.

Courtney Paris is a no-stats WNBA All-Star.

Ji-Su Park is adjusting to life in Las Vegas.

Bonus:

For the first time, fans will be able to create female hoopers in NBA Live 19.

Today’s WNBA stars are a lot like NBA legends.

Puma has a new sponsorship deal with the WNBA.

The league’s brass is bullish on the health of the WNBA.

San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich says Becky Hammon is “a special, special woman.”

USA Basketball news:

The U17 team beat Spain in the World Cup quarterfinals, 66-31.