Posts by The Next

Locked on Women’s Basketball: 2022 WNBA Playoffs stats to know, predictions and hot takes

August 17, 2022

Howard Megdal Founder/Editor of The Next discusses a series-by-series breakdown and predictions for the first round of the 2022 WNBA Playoffs


Locked on Women’s Basketball: What’s next for Rhyne Howard, Naz Hillmon and the Atlanta Dream? 

August 16, 2022

Gabriella Lewis joins host Howard Megdal to discuss a dramatic final weekend for the Atlanta Dream

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Sylvia Fowles says farewell, WNBA Playoffs are here

August 15, 2022

Alex and ESPN’s Alexa Philippou discuss Sylvia Fowles’ final game and the WNBA playoffs

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Mystics playoff preview

August 12, 2022

Host Missy Heidrick is joined by Washington Mystics beat reporter Jenn Hatfield to discuss the team as the 2022 WNBA playoffs approach

Ari Chambers

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Ari Chambers is the bridge to women’s basketball and so much more 

August 11, 2022

Ari Chambers the creator of HighlightHer joins Howard to talk about the Wilson collaboration and more

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Molly Bolin Kazmer made women’s basketball history, there’s no WNBA without WBL

August 10, 2022

Howard gets to chat with Molly about all things women’s basketball in this must-listen history lesson


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Sylvia Fowles says goodbye, Minnesota Lynx aren’t ready to leave the WNBA stage yet

August 9, 2022

Sylvia Fowles talked with Howard and other media members about her legacy and future plans


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Wild WNBA weekend, the final week of the regular season and playoff preview

August 8, 2022

Alex discusses the wild weekend of close games and playoff positioning battles in the WNBA

A preview thumbnail for the August 5 episode of the Locked on Women's Basketball Podcast, featuring a photo of NaLyssa Smith and the tagline "NaLyssa Smith: ROY?"

Locked on Women’s Basketball: NaLyssa Smith, Rookie of the Year?

August 5, 2022

Howard talks with Indiana Fever rookie NaLyssa Smith about confidence, how a lot of rebounding is just trying, and much more.


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Atlanta Dream’s Maya Caldwell is making the most of her WNBA chances

August 4, 2022

‘My family has kept me sane throughout this process and they really carried me throughout this journey’