All-Star fun

The local newspaper here says Las Vegas has raised the bar for the All-Star game experience, and they are right. Great promotion and visibility, great events, and fun for the fans. Very impressive.


Shekinna Stricklen won the three-point shooting contest.

Diamond DeShields won the skills challenge.

All-Star player news:

The Ogwunike sisters are killing it on the court, in negotiations and on ESPN.

Jewell Loyd and Natasha Howard are ready for the spotlight.

Sylvia Fowles is playing more of a mentor’s role in his sixth All-Star game.

How Allie Quigley went from being nearly out of the WNBA to a three-time All-Star.

Kia Nurse hopes to use the All-Star game to inspire the next generation. She is set to impress for the rest of the season.

Match my fly: Kayla McBride.

McBride has got a taste of winning in the WNBA.

The Sun’s All-Stars are ready to shine in Vegas.

WNBA news:

The league has unveiled a video for its new stats site.

Wings GM Greb Bibb on Arike Ogumbowale, Skylar Diggins-Smith and more.

USA Basketball news:

The USA U19 team thrashed Canada, 81-46, to march into the semifinals.

Sabrina Ionescu is becoming a formidable 3X3 player.

College program news:

UConn will owe a $20 exit fee for leaving the AAC.

High school news:

Paige Bueckers speaks on a variety of issues.