WNBA and WNBPA statement regarding extension of collective bargaining process

NEW YORK – The Women’s National Basketball Association and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association issued the following statement today:

“We are making substantial progress toward a new collective bargaining agreement which we expect to finalize soon.  In the meantime, we have extended the current agreement through January 15, 2020 and expect that free agency contract signings will begin on time on February 1, 2020.”