The WNBA is growing at a rapid pace, but unfortunately, league officials continue to make blunders that anger fans.
On Sunday, Kelsey Plum won the WNBA All-Star MVP after putting on an impressive performance against the league’s top players.
KELSEY PLUM NAMED #WNBALLSTAR GAME MVP 🏆
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 10, 2022
— espnW (@espnW) July 10, 2022
Fans immediately noticed that Plum was awarded a tiny trophy for her efforts.
Look at the trophy fam https://t.co/gLsYTtVTku
— ICE: I Change Everyday (@OfficiallyIce) July 10, 2022
Fans went on to rip the WNBA to shreds for disrespecting their players with a trophy of that size.
Ok you know what, I'm on the WNBA is underpaid train now lmao. That trophy is a joke lol https://t.co/htVzfwDMpy
— Zeke 🇺🇸 (@flippedhatnupe) July 10, 2022
Somebody gotta answer for this man!!!! This is not right!!! How the hell the NBA have an all star MVP trophy like this for the WNBA?? Am I tripping or is this a tea cup. Please tell me I'm wrong. #NeedAnswers https://t.co/TQxPwGIdUB
— Ron Slay (@RonSlay35) July 11, 2022
Shit like this is wack. The WNBA don’t need to be a billion dollar corporation to do better by the players. Her HS state title probably look better than this trophy https://t.co/1Y6EXma1P3
— Bask (@baskgod) July 10, 2022