The build up

All-Star news:

WNBA stars are happy to be back in Las Vegas this weekend.

The All-Star game looks to make a mark on Vegas, as it eyes the future.

The city is the center of the basketball world heading into competition.

How Las Vegas became pre-eminent in women’s basketball.

The Aces are dealing the city a winning hand.

A’ja Wilson and Aliyah Boston bring South Carolina flavor to the event.

Players get $2,000 and a first-class ticket to the All-Star festivities. That’s it?

WNBA team news:

The pros and cons of all 12 teams training facilities.

Teams are using their training homes to compete for free agents.

The Sky have questions, both on and off the court, to answer during the break.

WNBA player news:

It it that girl from the commercial? Yes, it’s Arike Ogunbowale.

College coach news:

Tonya Cardoza returns to UConn as an assistant coach.