The beat goes on

WNBA team news:

The Aces are enjoying state-of-the-art facilities as they get set to host the All-Star game.

WNBA player news:

The deeper you dig, the most Kelsey Plum’s career-high performance over the weekend stands out.

Napheesa Collier is grateful for her All-Star selection.

Jewell Loyd is expected to return to action this week after spraining an ankle in Saturday’s game.

Amanda Zahui B is bringing vet presence to the Fever.

Elena Delle Donne reinjured her left ankle in yesterday’s game, and will be out two weeks.

WNBA GM news:

Mercury GM Jim Pitman will retire at the end of the season. Nick U’ren will take the reins.

International news:

Brazil beat the U.S., 69-58, to claim the AmeriCup title last night.