Posts by Em Adler

Em Adler (she/they) covers the Seattle Storm and college basketball for The Next, while also writing for The Chronicle, Duke's independent student paper

Daily Briefing — Jan. 15, 2022: ONE-DEFEATED — Cardinal hand Buffaloes first loss

January 15, 2022

Jewell Loyd is likely sticking around Seattle

Jewell Loyd goes up to finish a layup with Kia Nurse attempting to contest after having been beaten on Loyd's drive

Seattle Storm season in review: Jewell Loyd

January 14, 2022

The Storm reviews move onto their youngest superstar

Sue Bird. (WNBA Media Central)

Seattle Storm season in review: Sue Bird

January 14, 2022

The Storm season reviews continue with the franchise cornerstone

Jewell Loyd, facing away from the viewer, raises her arms to celebrate a miraculous, game-winning, fadeaway, buzzer-beating three. Faintly visible in the background are a completely incredulous Dallas player and random staffer looking downwards with his hands on the back of his head.

Seattle Storm core Jewell Loyd

January 14, 2022

Much like Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, and Stanley Tucci, we must investigate the core

Katie Lou Samuelson, midair, watches the ball with arms outstretched just after releasing a jumper

Seattle Storm season in review: Katie Lou Samuelson

January 13, 2022

The Storm season reviews move to a surprising breakout heisted out of Dallas

Sydney Taylor twists her body to hit a layup as a pair of defenders futilely reach out to attempt to contest the shot

Daily Briefing — Jan. 13, 2022: Conference chaos

January 13, 2022

Texas gets Kersgieter’d

Mercedes Russell goes up in traffic for a layup, Betnijah Laney swinging onto her arm and Natasha Howard trying to block from behind

Seattle Storm season in review: Mercedes Russell

January 12, 2022

The Storm season reviews continue with Seattle’s great developmental success

The ball is in midair, a split-second after Ezi Magbegor released a scoop layup

Seattle Storm season in review: Ezi Magbegor

January 12, 2022

The Storm season reviews move onto the team’s best young prospect

Stephanie Talbot looks to pass around a sliding Brittney Griner, with Sophie Cunnigham trying to catch up from behind

Seattle Storm season in review: Stephanie Talbot

January 12, 2022

Sniper can help a lot of teams with spacing

Ayoka Lee shields off a defender with her left arm while putting the ball up for a layup with her right arm

Daily Briefing — Jan. 12, 2022: Iowa State thrills, Kansas State collapses, Georgia Tech cruises

January 12, 2022

Another ranked Big 12 matchup in what’s been a resurgent year for the conference