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Even after getting drafted by the Chicago Sky in April, Kiah Gillespie was aware of how difficult it was going to be to make a WNBA roster. That's why when the opportunity arose for her to sit out the 2020 season and try for a spot on the Sky in 2021, she felt like that was her best move.

LOS ANGELES - Cathy Engelbert put the weight of the WNBA on a sweater drying rack. The league's commissioner, forced to introduce first-round draft picks from her home in New Jersey during the league's virtual draft on April 17, hung jerseys carefully for easy access after announcing each selection. She recruited her two kids for assistance, because while the coronavirus pandemic has halted ...

Diana Taurasi once called it a "long shot" that she or any other woman could play in the NBA. But there's an NBA legend who thinks Taurasi and several other female players could hold their own in the men's league "right now." In a recent interview with CNN, former Lakers great Kobe Bryant was asked about the prospect of a woman one day making it to the NBA. "I think there are a couple of ...

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