WNBA News & Fantasy Basketball Notes 6/6

Jun 6th 2024

J.J. Calle

Each day, this column will provide live updates for all WNBA news. Enjoy up-to-the-minute alerts for injuries and lineup confirmations. The Key News to Watch section will highlight notable injuries to monitor for the current WNBA slate.

Key WNBA News to Watch

  • Courtney Vandersloot (personal) — Out

  • Diamond DeShields (ankle) — In

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Chicago Sky News

Confirmed Lineup: Dana Evans, Marina Mabrey, Diamond DeShields, Angel Reese, Elizabeth Williams

  • Diamond DeShields (ankle) — In

Kamilla Cardoso has had a minute restriction off the bench in her first two games. When she's been on the court, the Sky have posted an elite 57.7% rebound rate. Conversely, the Mystics have a league-low 46.7% rebound rate and have been outrebounded in seven of nine games this season.

Washington Mystics News

Confirmed Lineup: Julie Vanloo, Ariel Atkins, Karlie Samuelson, Aaliyah Edwards, Stefanie Dolson

  • Shakira Austin (hip) — Out

  • Brittney Sykes (ankle) — Injured

The Mystics remain winless and will be without Sykes for the seventh straight contest. During her absence, they have been competitive in games against teams with losing records -- losing by two to the Sparks and three to the Mercury. They have also played only three of their nine games at home thus far.

New York Liberty News

Confirmed Lineup: Sabrina Ionescu, Betnijah Laney-Hamilton, Kayla Thornton, Breanna Stewart, Jonquel Jones

  • Courtney Vandersloot (personal) — Out

  • Nyara Sabally (back) — Out

Atlanta Dream News

Confirmed Lineup: Haley Jones, Allisha Gray, Rhyne Howard, Cheyenne Parker-Tyus, Tina Charles

  • Jordin Canada (hand) — Injured