Posts by Hunter Cruse

Aliyah Boston carries the ball as she strides past a defender and towards the rim

Who’s Next — The Next’s 2023 WNBA Draft Board v2.0

April 6, 2023

In-depth scouting reports on every potential major contributor

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles stands in warmup gear holding her hand up to wave to the crowd while holding a card and small basket in her other hand, as Connecticut Sun President Jennifer Rizzotti stands to her right holding a microphone at chest level, and Mohegan Sun Elder Beth Regan stands to her right, speaking into a handheld microphone and gesturing towards the crowd.

Daily Briefing — Aug. 15, 2022: I will never forgive Curt Miller

August 15, 2022

Everything you need to know about the 2022 WNBA playoff schedule

Chicago Sky guard Kahleah Copper drives to the basket against Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones during a WNBA semifinals game at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Sept. 28, 2021

The Next’s 2022 WNBA preseason awards and predictions

May 6, 2022

What will shape the 2022 WNBA season, in handy graph form

Players on the Minnesota Lynx circle-up and put their hands together in the middle before a send-off

ROUNDTABLE: ‘Too Many Lynx,’ starring Cheryl Reeve

February 23, 2022

The Next staff offers solutions for Minnesota’s roster crunch

With her body facing the camera, Caitlin Clark motions to the crowd to get louder

Daily Briefing — Feb. 4, 2022: Upsets and triple-doubles on my mind

February 4, 2022

And a Gary Blair reunion

Breanna Stewart rises to shoot a three in front of an extended Tina Charles

The Next’s 2022 free agency projections, Part II: Unrestricted free agents

January 28, 2022

Part II of II, The Next projections for WNBA free agency

Mercedes Russell releases a layup with her left hand, using her right arm to shield her body from Erica McCall trying to contest the shot

The Next’s 2022 free agency projections, part 1: Restricted free agents

January 27, 2022

Part I of II, The Next projections for WNBA free agency

The Next presents: An Oakland WNBA expansion draft simulation (Part 1 of 2)

August 27, 2021

Our beat reporters set which players are off-limits

Lynx activate Aerial Powers, Layshia Clarendon automatically released

June 11, 2021

And you may ask yourself, “Well, how did we get here?”

Shyla Heal traded for Dana Evans and picks, cut

June 2, 2021

Stephanie Watts and Lexie Brown also cut in whirlwind afternoon, Brown to be re-signed later