Expanding the roster at the top of agenda in new bargaining agreement negotiations

The WNBA collective bargaining agreement expires after this season, and expanding the roster is the top priority for a new agreement:

With the WNBA collective bargaining agreement set to expire after the season, roster size needs to be the top item on the agenda.

“That’s the first thing that has to be changed,” the veteran San Antonio Silver Stars guard said. “Twelve-year old AAU teams have more players than we do. It’s absolutely ridiculous and they have to do something to fix it.”

Team news:

Liberty….the WNBA is not so bad for former “bad boy” Bill Laimbeer.

Mystics….have signed Quanitra Hollingsworth and released Jessica Moore.

Storm….Tina Thompson is ready to slow it down.

Mercury….Brittney Griner continues to get comfortable with her new role.

USA Basketball:

The World University Games team scrimmaged against Russia yesterday, then visited the Kremlin.