As the WNBA gears up for the Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017 game, fans and athletes alike are getting excited for the showcase of the league’s top talent.
Before the game on Saturday the players kicked off the festivities with a star-studded orange carpet:
The Seattle Seahawks will have a presence at their hometown court, as Richard Sherman and KJ Wright announced they will be attending the game:
In addition, Washington native and Boston Celtics NBA All-Star Isaiah Thomas expressed his interest in the contest:
The All-Star participants were excited as they arrived in Seattle this morning:
Nneka Ogwumike raised the flag at the top of Seattle’s iconic Space Needle:
Some weren’t afraid to show a little personality on camera:
Fan favorite, Maya Moore, got some shots up in preparation for not only the game, but also the 3-point contest, which will take place at halftime.
The Chicago Sky’s Stefanie Dolson ended All-Star practice with an exclamation point:
The Liberty’s Tina Charles and Sugar Rodgers reflected on the paths that has led them to be All-Stars:
Rodgers even received some fresh, new kicks for the game:
Fans came out to see their favorite players gathered together in one arena:
The WNBA’s brightest stars dressed up for the Orange Carpet event:
Tune in on Saturday, July 22nd at 3:30 p.m. EST to watch it all go down.