May 11, 2022
WNBA legends, coaches, executives, and current players provide an in-depth look at
25 years of the longest running women’s professional league in the United States
NBA TV The latest documentary will premiere – As We Rise: 25 Years of the WNBA Introduction by Nike – Covering league development, progress on and off the field, and the most important moments that helped shape the WNBA Saturday 14 May at 7 p.m. Eastern time.
Special Watch – co-produced with Ovarian Report And Highlight – Featuring over 30 interviews, from pioneers who helped pave the way during the early days of women’s professional basketball, such as Ann Myers, Carol Blazkowski, Nancy Lieberman And Sheryl Millerto the top WNBA headlines, including Lisa Leslie and Rebecca Lobo And Sheryl SwoopsAnd the stars of the modern era Candice Parker, Aja Wilson, Sylvia Fowles, Nika Ogomec And Briana Stewart.
The piece begins with a look back at how it was done David Stern, Val Ackerman And Ross GranickAmong other things, he helped build the foundation of the WNBA before capitalizing on the momentum of the 1996 women’s national team to launch the league in June 1997. The story later progresses through the years until today’s game and how Kathy Engelbert and others continue to develop the WNBA and help empower the league and its players to lead the way in social advocacy.
Interview Topics The documentary has the following:
After the Saturday premiere We riseThe Chicago Sky Parker and the Minnesota Links Fallsa former pair of Kia WNBA MVPs and two-time NBA champions, will meet on NBA TV in 8 pm14 years after they took first and second place respectively in the 2008 draft. Presentation of We rise TV broadcasts of the game will follow.
NBA TV is home to More regular live games per season than any other network (46 games), including 33 games broadcast late in the season as teams advance the playoffs after the 2022 AT&T WNBA All-Star Game on July 10.
in addition to, WNBA Weekly He returned for a third season on NBA TV. The show is 30 minutes long and features the host Renee Montgomery And Ari Chambers, along with regular contributions from the network’s talented roster of hosts, analysts, and reporters. Offer available upon request via the NBA app.
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