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

Team Wilson point guard Kelsey Plum, mid-air, releases a three off her fingertips in the All-Star game

Daily Briefing — July 11, 2022: Let’s watch some All-Star game highlights

July 11, 2022

Messaging, accessibility missteps alongside greatness on the court

Seattle Storm combo guard Jewell Loyd in an exaggerated triple-threat stance, scanning the court, while being guarded by Phoenix Mercury combo guard Skylar Diggins-Smith

Daily Briefing — July 6, 2022: SUN-DOWNING — Connecticut continues poor streak with loss to Dallas

July 6, 2022

Balanced Storm hits Indiana

Minnesota Lynx off-ball guard Aerial Powers stands behind the hoop, looking out towards the crowd, with her right hand out and above her head, pointing to the ground to indicate an and-one

Daily Briefing — July 4, 2022: GOLD LYNX — Aerial Powers’ career-high leads Minnesota wallop of Las Vegas on thrilling Sunday

July 4, 2022

AP scores 32 on the night Minnesota retires #32

Phoenix Mercury combo guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, mid-air, shoots a reverse layup, while Minnesota big Damiris Dantas and center Sylvia Fowles stand behind her with their arms outstretched in an attempt to block the shot, and Lynx point guard Moriah Jefferson stands in front of Diggins-Smith looking up and watching

Daily Briefing — July 3, 2022: All-Star Draft Drama

July 3, 2022

There was a game in Chicago, too, that one team showed up for

Seattle combo guard Epiphanny Prince, mid-air, jumps towards the rim from the side with the ball in her hands in front of her to go for a layup, as a Connecticut defender jumps with her from behind and another Sun looks on from the other side of the rim, while Storm teammates move towards the basket from farther away

Basketball, In Theory: This one stat explains why the Seattle Storm offense has struggled

June 29, 2022

Rim pressure

Minnesota Lynx point guard Moriah Jefferson goes up with the ball in one hand as she attempts a layup

Daily Briefing — June 29, 2022: MoJeff Mo Problems

June 29, 2022

All-Star Game reserves revealed

Las Vegas Aces point guard Kelsey Plum drives past midcourt, past Minnesota Lynx combo guard Yvonne Anderson

Daily Briefing — June 28, 2022: Please enjoy these Kelsey Plum and A’ja Wilson highlights

June 28, 2022

Taurasi scores a season-high 27

Chicago point guard Courtney Vandersloot dribbles upcourt towards a screen that Sky big Ruthy Hebard is setting on Vandersloot's defender, Washington Mystics point guard Rui Machida

Daily Briefing — June 27, 2022: SHE SLOOTS, SHE SCORES

June 27, 2022

Alyssa Thomas is her usual all-purpose menace self

Phoenix Mercury center Tina Charles points up the court while jogging upcourt

Sources: Seattle Storm to sign Tina Charles

June 25, 2022

The future Hall of Famer joins Ezi Magbegor and Mercedes Russell in what could be the most overpowering center rotation this side of Uncasville

Las Vegas Aces players wear white T-shirts saying "Bans off our bodies" at practice on June 24, 2022.

Daily Briefing — June 25, 2022: WNBA responds to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

June 25, 2022

Nine of the WNBA’s 12 teams issued statements on social media, and many players spoke out as well