Posts by Isabel Rodrigues

Isabel Rodrigues (she/her) is a breaking news writer for The Next from upstate New York. She also covers women's basketball for The Daily Princetonian.

Daily Briefing — June 24, 2022: COURT ROYALTY — Candace Parker becomes first WNBA player to record three career triple-doubles

June 24, 2022

Fowles impresses in return from knee injury

Chicago Sky wing Kahleah Copper extends one arm with the ball towards the rim as she shoots a layup, while Connecticut Sun big wing DeWanna Bonner lunges toward her with an outstretched arm in an attempt to block the shot

Daily Briefing — June 18, 2022: Commissioner’s Cup-dates

June 18, 2022

Plus: season highs for the Sky and a big night for Brionna Jones

Storm guard Sue Bird (10) stands with her hands on her hips and her back facing the camera.

Daily Briefing — June 17, 2022: EMPTY NESTERS — Sue Bird announces plan to retire from professional basketball

June 17, 2022

Han Xu is a runaway freight train

Mystics off-ball guard Alysha Clark (22) tosses a layup over Sky combo forward Rebekah Gardner (35) as Natasha Cloud (9) looks on from behind.

Daily Briefing — June 9, 2022: Mystics come up big in Sky rematch

June 9, 2022

And the Sun, well, they’re always big

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) follows through as she watches her shot fall. Atlanta Dream forward Naz Hillmon (00) runs in front of Stewart towards the basket.

Daily Briefing — June 8, 2022: LIGHTNING PROTOCOLS — Healthy Seattle Storm wrap home stand with win over Atlanta

June 8, 2022

Ionescu shines in New York’s victory against Minnesota

Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher stands in front of the scorer's table, looking towards the baseline and holding out one arm while making a "horns" symbol with his hand

Los Angeles Sparks fire head coach/GM Derek Fisher

June 7, 2022

Fred Williams to serve as interim head coach

Sky small forward Rebekah Gardner (35) brings the ball up the court with Mystics power forward Tianna Hawkins (21) on her heels. Other Sky and Mystics players follow them from behind.

Daily Briefing — June 6, 2022: Too many games, not enough eyes

June 6, 2022

The plot thickens as all twelve teams impress in Sunday’s six-game spectacular

Dallas Wings shooting guard Allisha Gray gathers the ball as she drives to the basket with Seattle Storm guard Jewell Loyd right behind her, with one hand raised.

Daily Briefing — June 4, 2022: TAKING FLIGHT — Wings wallop Storm for Seattle’s lowest final score in seven years

June 4, 2022

Plus, major triumphs and tragedies across the league

Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson has the ball above her head in mid-air just before releasing a jumper from the low post, as Washington Mystics big Elena Delle Donne jumps towards her with her arm out to try to block the shot

Building the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

June 4, 2022

Everything you need to know about voting, team selection, and more

Liberty point guard Sabrina Ionescu (20) drives past Fever point guard Bria Hartley (14).

Daily Briefing — June 2, 2022: Liberty secure second win in hard-fought match against Indiana

June 2, 2022

It continues to be Rhyne Howard’s world