The Wizards realized that it’s time to rebuild while the Mystics are still wondering whether they’re a contender.
The current lease, which Monumental paid for in 2019 is supposed to last until 2037. But Monumental paid for the lease up front and they have outgrown the arena.
We spoke to Mark Conrad, Director of the Sports Business Concentration and Professor of Law and Ethics at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business to discuss this and more.
Monumental Basketball Senior Vice President John Thompson, III explained what the Mystics’ situation will be like after the Washington Wizards and Capitals make a planned move to Alexandria, Va.
All three major teams are moving.
Now this is a game changer. And we have to also discuss how this may affect the Mystics.
The Americans’ first match is against Belgium on Feb. 8 at 8:45 p.m. Central European Time in Antwerp.
Given that the Mystics are at a crossroads in terms of what direction to go in, this is appropriate.
Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins scored 6 points and got the start.
The Mystics continue to be represented on the international stage.
It’s time to reshuffle the deck.
Answering this question should let us know whether Washington should rebuild. Yes, I have no problem saying that word.
Jenn Hatfield of The NEXT wrote a great column about the issues the Mystics face as they determine how to move with their future.
Elena Delle Donne, Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin seems like the players with the best chances.
Will Ariel Atkins and Shakira Austin be part of this tournament, even if the USA already qualified?
The team is reportedly in the Bay Area. And this news will affect the Mystics in some indirect ways.
This is the fourth consecutive season where she has earned the honor. The Washington Mystics have also had a player make this team for six consecutive seasons.
The Mystics have a lot of talent, with a core that just won a championship 4 years ago, but yet they seem to be a step down from the contenders this season. Here is the reason why.