Locked On Women’s Basketball

Your daily dose of women’s basketball, brought to you by the staff at The Next.


Locked on Women’s Basketball: A preview of a big Storm-Mercury game—and the WNBA stretch run 

By The Next / July 22, 2022

Alex chats with Em to discuss the home stretch of the WNBA regular season and the Sue and Diana matchup

New York Liberty

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Can New York Liberty reach WNBA playoffs? Sandy Brondello and Natasha Howard weigh in 

By The Next / July 21, 2022

Howard and Jackie discuss what’s gone wrong and how the team views the road ahead

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Locked on Women’s Basketball: Has James Wade locked up Executive of the Year?

By The Next / July 20, 2022

Howard and James discuss all things Chicago Sky, including whether or not James Wade has already locked up the WNBA’s Executive of the Year honors.


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Can Washington Mystics large (Elena Delle Donne) and small (Rui Machida) win it all?

By The Next / July 19, 2022

Howard Megdal and Jenn Hatfield discuss all things Washington Mystics

Big Ten

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Go West, Big Ten, How USC, UCLA and realignment impact Women’s Basketball

By The Next / July 18, 2022

Missy Heidrick and Michelle Smith discuss about conference realignment and the USC/UCLA move to the Big Ten

Locked on Women’s Basketball: 2022 WNBA Rookie of the Year race

By The Next / July 15, 2022

Tony East joins the pod to discuss a talented rookie class

New York

Locked on Women’s Basketball: A’ja Wilson, Kelsey Plum and Las Vegas Aces rain on the New York Liberty’s parade

By The Next / July 14, 2022

Howard and Jackie discuss the Aces closing out the series against New York

Las Vegas Aces

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Are the Las Vegas Aces too top-heavy? Becky Hammon, A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum tell us

By The Next / July 13, 2022

‘Jackie Young and I put in a lot of work in the offseason to prepare our bodies for this-strength wise and conditioning-wise Jackie is as good as anyone’-Kelsey Plum said


Locked on Women’s Basketball: Indiana Fever’s Kelsey Mitchell talks 2022 dominance, WNBA All-Star snub 

By The Next / July 12, 2022

Howard Megdal and Indiana Fever’s guard Kelsey Mitchell discuss All-Star snub and more

WNBA All-Star

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Sylvia Fowles, Sue Bird, hits and misses from the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game

By The Next / July 11, 2022

Howard and James break down the hits and misses from the All-Star Game