WNBA Predictions for the 2023 Season

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So, you're looking for some WNBA predictions as they've officially kicked off their most anticipated year in league history! First, let's talk about the sport itself.

Women's basketball has seen significant growth in the college game in recent years and the WNBA is taking full advantage. As the league enters its 26th season, the best female basketball players in the world continue to build the legacy of the WNBA.

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After a long offseason that saw superstars changing teams throughout the WNBA, the landscape of the league is starting to shift. Dynasties are beginning to be formed and all-time greats are paving their way to the hall of fame.

Here are my predications for the 2023 WNBA season.

Free Agent Signings and Trades

2022 Awards and Champion

  • Most Valuable Player: A'ja Wilson
  • Rookie of the Year: Rhyne Howard
  • Most Improved Player: Jackie Young
  • Defensive Player of the Year: A'ja Wilson
  • Sixth Player of the Year: Brionna Jones
  • Coach of the Year: Becky Hammon
  • Champion: Las Vegas Aces
  • Finals MVP: Chelsea Gray

The 2022 WNBA season was one for the history books and will live in the minds of fans for a hot minute. One of the biggest storylines surrounding last season revolved around the Las Vegas Aces.

The Aces had been vying for a title for the last few years, coming excruciatingly close several times. A'ja Wilson paved the way in the regular season with the most dominant individual season ever. She took home the leagues Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year awards after averaging 19.5 points, 9.4 rebound, and 1.9 blocks per game. The Aces used that fuel to go on a dominant playoff run where they easily took care of all competition. After defeating the Connecticut Sun in four games, the Aces touted their franchises first WNBA championship.

Champion and Awards Predictions

2023 WNBA Championship Odds

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