Reaction to the new WNBA collective bargaining agreement

Articles have been written about the terms of the agreement between the league and the players. What are others saying about it?

An agreement that promises to provide both more stability for the players and for the league is being widely hailed by observers of the WNBA. From current stars in both the WNBA and NBA to the commissioner to former players, all are expressing their excitement for what this could mean going forward.

Not surprisingly, a deal that earned the full buy-in of both league and players alike drew more than the typical level of praise from all who sounded off on in in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement. Let’s take a closer look:

 

From the WNBA Commissioner

From the president of the WNBPA

From the LA Sparks’ Chiney Ogwumike

From former WNBA MVP and Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie

From the Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant

From the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Chris Paul

From retired NBA champion Dwyane Wade

From basketball analyst Rosalyn Gold-Onwude

From SB Nation’s Whitney Medworth

From former goalkeeper for the USWNT and World Cup winner Hope Solo

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