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Former Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery became a WNBA team owner on Friday, Feb. 26. Montgomery made history as she becomes the first former player to be both an owner and executive of a WNBA franchise. She’s part of a three-member investor group that was approved to purchase her former team. The sale follows pressure…

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Marcus Crenshaw

Self-made millionaire, Marcus Crenshaw, earned his wealth by way of hard work. After playing professional basketball overseas, Crenshaw created his first successful marketing agency, Hoop Cred which focused on WNBA players. In 2016, Crenshaw created She Hoops Network to enhance exposure for women and young girls who play basketball. The Detroit native has translated his…

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WNBA star Maya Moore shocked the sports world when she decided to step away from a winning team to fight for social justice. During her hiatus from the Minnesota Lynx, Moore helped to free a Black man from prison who was wrongfully convicted. Jonathan Irons was convicted at 16 for breaking into a home in…

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The Atlanta Hawks recently hosted a one-hour discussion called “EmpowHER by Lady Ballers,” which featured a conversation with two-time WNBA champion and activist Renee Montgomery and College Park Skyhawks general manager Tori Miller. The conversation was moderated by Annie Finberg, a reporter and senior coordinator of digital content for the Atlanta Hawks. With more than…

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There will be a lot of new faces, while some familiar faces will be absent from the Minnesota Lynx roster this season. In their first-round draft pick, the Lynx selected Napheesa Collier from the University of Connecticut. Some other new faces are Lexie Brown the daughter of former NBA basketball player Dee Brown, Odyssey Sims a…

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LeBron James just got paid big time, and this has some WNBA players seething. The bigger issue of pay disparity between the NBA and WNBA is such that former first-round pick A’ja Wilson felt compelled to illuminate this fact when LeBron James got his colossal new contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Wilson, a 6-foot-5-inch…

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