WNBA President Laurel J. Richie knew it was time to move on.
After spending the last five years helping guide the league, she decided Wednesday that she would leave next week to pursue other opportunities that include being an advocate for girls and young women.
"I would say it was an amazing ride," Richie said in a phone interview Wednesday night.
Richie said the decision to go was hers and she wasn't forced out.
"It feels like it's time," she said. "I think really taking stock at what's been accomplished in the last five seasons. I'm proud of the work that we were able to accomplish."
Richie had a discussion with NBA...