Sights and Sounds from WNBA All-Star Practices

On Friday afternoon, the biggest stars of the WNBA were all on the court in Minnesota at the 2018 WNBA All-Star Practice. For two hours, each team participated in a light practice and entertained the fans with dancing, trick shots and more.

Here are a few of the biggest moments to happen in the 2018 WNBA All-Star Practice as captured on social media.

Coach Reeve tips things off

Before the All-Stars took the court for practice, the head coach of the Minnesota Lynx, Cheryl Reeve, set the stage. She spoke to the crowd ahead of the WNBA All-Star Practice and expressed her excitement that the Lynx fans were showing their support.

Team Parker and Team Delle Donne introduced

The players ran threw a tunnel of screaming fans one-by-one as they were introduced for the first time.

First off, Delle Donne’s team took the court in Minneapolis.

#TeamDelleDonne is in the house! #WNBAAllStar

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Candace Parker was the other captain for the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game. Her squad took the court second at the WNBA All-Star Practice.

Check out the moment when Team Parker ran through the tunnel and were introduced to the fans in Minnesota.

Time for #TeamParker to take the court! #WNBAAllStar

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Griner Dunks

Britteny Griner has earned a reputation around the WNBA as being the most prolific dunker in the league. On Friday, she proved again why she’s earned that title.

Here’s a clip of Griner dunking in slow-motion.

Half-court buckets

The stakes of the 2018 WNBA All-Star Practice were raised a little bit when a $1,000 charity donation was attached to any made basket from half-court. For Team Delle Donne, Kayla McBride and Delle Donne herself hit from half-court.

Later on, Allie Quigley stepped up and knocked down a half-court shot of her own. Quigley is the reigning WNBA Three-Point Contest champion, so she likely wanted to defend her honor as the best WNBA star from beyond the arc.


A’ja Wilson is the only rookie in the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game. She represented her rookie class well by showing off some fancy dance moves on the court in Minnesota.

Sylvia Fowles stepped up to challenge the rookie for the title of the WNBA’s best dancer.


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Fans front and center

At the end of the day, the WNBA All-Star Practice is all about the fans. On Friday, it looked like the fans in Minnesota were having a lot of fun.

Check out these clips of fans dancing and interacting with some of the stars of the WNBA.