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NEW YORK: A record 121 NBA and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  

The men’s and women’s 5x5 competitions will feature a record 49 current NBA players and a record 29 current WNBA players, as well as 16 former NBA and 22 former WNBA players.  The inaugural 3x3 basketball tournament features four current and one former WNBA player.

The previous records for current NBA and WNBA players in the Olympics were 46 and 26, respectively, at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

May 13, 2021 18:05
SEATTLE: Amazon and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have announced a multi-year agreement giving Prime Video exclusive global streaming rights to 16 WNBA games per season, as well as the Commissioner’s Cup Game on Sunday, August 12. 
May 04, 2021 08:05
NEW YORK: The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced Monday that Google will become a WNBA Changemaker through a new multiyear partnership that will drive engagement during many key moments throughout the year. As part of the partnership, Google will serve as presenting partner of the WNBA Playoffs and as an associate partner of WNBA All-Star on ESPN and the WNBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Mar 16, 2021 17:03
NEW YORK: In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Monday announced plans for the league’s landmark 25th season, which include a new campaign, Count It, and a distinguishing and purposeful 25th season logo.  In a related development, Wilson Sporting Goods Co., in partnership with the WNBA, unveiled the league’s new official game ball.
Mar 02, 2021 14:03
NEW YORK: The National Basketball Association and PepsiCo have reached a multi-year extension on their long-running marketing partnership, continuing as the official soft drink and chip of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association and G-League. The partnership between the food and beverages giant and the NBA has been running since the 2015-16 season. 
Feb 25, 2021 15:02
STAMFORD, Conn.: JBL Wednesday welcomed new talent to its growing roster of NBA players and teams. Continuing to cultivate the brand’s long-standing relationship with basketball, JBL has identified players who bring the most to their game to create dynamic partnerships that elevate the consumer experience by intersecting sports, music, culture and gaming.
Jun 16, 2020 16:06
NEW YORK: After significant discussions with the league’s key stakeholders, including the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), the WNBA Monday announced elements of plans to return to the court to begin the WNBA 2020 season.  
Apr 04, 2020 16:04
NEW YORK: The WNBA has indefinitely postponed the start of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 15, 2020 17:01
NEW YORK: The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Women's National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced Tuesday that they have reached an agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), pending ratification by the players and the league’s board of governors.
Jun 13, 2019 16:06
SANTA MONICA, Calif.: Headspace, one of the world’s leading meditation and mindfulness apps; the National Basketball Association (NBA); and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have launched “Performance Mindset”, the first co-branded category to ever appear in the Headspace app.
May 16, 2019 17:05
NEW YORK: Cathy Engelbert, current CEO of Deloitte and the first woman ever to lead a Big Four professional services firm in the US, has been appointed commissioner of the WNBA, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced Wednesday.