Posts by Isabel Rodrigues

Isabel Rodrigues (she/her) is a contributing writer for The Next from upstate New York who regularly covers 3x3 and the state of women's basketball in the U.S. and internationally.

Bridget Carleton (turned away from the camera) faces the basket and follows through on a shot during pre-game warm ups at Scotiabank Arena

Maple leaves, hopes and dreams: Inaugural Canada game highlights human side of WNBA expansion

May 16, 2023

‘I kept telling myself, this is not going to be my last game’

France's Laetitia Guapo (12) defends Spain's Sandra Ygueravide (13) during the 2022 3x3 World Cup Quarterfinals.

Continental rivalries headline 2023 3×3 World Cup Pools

March 12, 2023

France, Netherlands and Spain, as well as the USA and Canada, will face off in qualifying rounds

Dallas Wings forward Kaela Davis defends Kristi Toliver driving towards the basket (Photo Credit: Domenic Allegra).

Free agency, prioritization, and the toll on the WNBA’s middle class

January 20, 2023

‘I just don’t think we understood the magnitude of it’

Stella Johnson (center) poses for a group photo with the current Rider women's basketball team.

Inside Stella Johnson Day: Rider retires its first jersey for a women’s basketball player

December 22, 2022

‘Her story is not over — her greatness is just beginning’

Major explosion occurs in Istanbul, a hub for top women’s basketball players

November 13, 2022

On Nov. 14, a source confirmed the safety of all WNBA players in the region to The Next.

Canada's Kacie Bosch (4) shoots a 2-pointer as Team USA's Veronica Burton (6) rushes to contest the shot. Canada's Katherine Plouffe (2) stands nearby Bosch.

The Morning Post-Up, Vol. 9 — Canada earns 3×3 AmeriCup gold with competitive win over Brazil

November 8, 2022

Plus: NCAA tip-off brings drama abound

The Morning Post-Up, Vol. 8 — The NIL class action lawsuit about to shake up the NCAA

October 31, 2022

And we’ve got women’s basketball for you to watch

Spar Girona's Rebekah Gardner (35) shoots over Basket Landes' Marie-Eve Paget (74), who contests the shot with an outstretched right hand.

The Morning Post-Up, Vol. 7 — EuroLeague Tip-off and Team USA AmeriCup 3×3 roster revealed!

October 28, 2022

Alyssa Thomas notches triple-double and other shining stars as overseas play heats up

Lexie Hull (10) drives to the basket. Ukraine's Anna Suhak (4) trails behind Hull.

The Morning Post-Up, Vol. 6 —  Lexie Hull discusses FIBA U23 3×3 World Cup, future plans

October 24, 2022

Hull follows a top-scoring performance at the U23 World Cup earlier this month.

Team Sweden celebrates in a circle. Amanda Zahui (17) cheers at the center of a circle of her teammates.

The Morning Post-Up, Vol. 5 —  WNBA quietly inks TV deal with Swedish broadcaster C More Entertainment

October 21, 2022

Plus: EuroLeague, EuroCup groups set