WNBA might be gone soon...

Discussion in 'Sports & Training' started by Bert., May 27, 2013.

  1. Bert.

    Bert. formerly zyzz

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    With David Stern stepping down in Feburary 2014 the future of the WNBA is not looking so good.

    If any of you know, David Stern has supported them like crazy and the NBA has actually helped them financially, the league is doing terrible. With him gone its looking like the WNBA might be on its way out.

    sucks what might happen with all the women who play.
     
  2. freeze

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    Griner gonna save it like Lebron.
     
  3. nycknicks105

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    I don't feel bad for the WNBA.

    Isn't it true that the women who play in the WNBA also play overseas and make much more playing there than they do playing in the WNBA?
     
  4. aepps20

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    Russian leagues pay stars very well
     
  5. mister friendly

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    They should only have 8-10 teams and shorten the season to 24-28 games
     
  6. SneakerProSr.

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    Its a tax write off for league, it ain't going nowhere.
     
  7. Bert.

    Bert. formerly zyzz

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    Stern is the main guy supporting it though and hes gone soon :lol:

    owners are losing money too
     
  8. ninjahood

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    bring this state wide and i'd watch every game.
     
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  9. mr marcus

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    Yes
     
  10. hongcouver604

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    WNBA would garner more viewers if their players are at least SOMEWHAT attractive, but all of them look female versions of Popeye Jones. Ain't nobody got time fo da WNBA.
     
  11. you big dummy

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    WNBA isn't going anywhere its future is brighter than ever
     
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  12. bigmike23

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    so those 3 will make the WNBA bigger then ever? ya right

    but like someone said its a tax write off for the NBA its not going anywhere
     
  13. championboyz7

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    They will. .. this past years draft class is like their version of the 03 draft class.
     
  14. azul rolex

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    I didnt realize they got paid so little until recently.

    Average salary is like 70k :wow:

    No wonder most the players stay the full 4 years in college. Unless that's a requirement for them
     
  15. mgrand15

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    owners are losing absolutely no money, i dont care what they say. no one sells their franchise for a loss and no one is hurt by investing in a team. the WNBA will stick around for the mere potential of an uprise in the popularity of the women's game - period. considering how little they pay their players, i really, really doubt they're going to cut that off. it might not be clear now but the US needs a womens league.
     
  16. jjs07

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    I read that they average 7,000 fans per game. Yikes. You have to figure a lot of those are free tickets also.

    This article is a few years old, but it sheds light on women hooping in Europe:

    Rest of Article in Link

    For as good as Griner is, Diggins or Delle Donne will be the face(s) of the league for obvious reasons.
     
  17. antidope

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    Skylar will save them
     
  18. omgitswes

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    Get rid of it and bring a professional volleyball league.
     
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  19. stillin729

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    After watching those smoking chicks in the lacrosse championship

    Lets do that
     
  20. Peep Game

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    That just means all the women actually have something to fall back on while making a good living. The average NBA player will make loads of money, yet still live out if their means, and end up struggling later on.

    Ninjahood, picture Brittany Griner wearing that teams' uniform, and you'll probably change your mind :lol: