WNBA

Cover picture featuring a photo of South Carolina center Aliyah Boston and Stanford Cardinal big wing Haley Jones fighting for a jump ball, a couple title lines that say "TOP PROSPECTS IN 2023 DRAFT?"; the "Locked on Women's Basketball Podcast" logo; and pictures of co-hosts Hunter Cruse, Joshua Welch, and Em Adler laughing

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Aliyah Boston, Haley Jones, surprise sleepers headline 2023 WNBA Draft

By The Next / October 1, 2022

It’s never too early to discuss the WNBA Draft here at The Next!

Elena Delle Donne warms up by dribbling a basketball on the Mystics' practice court.

How Elena Delle Donne is approaching her first healthy offseason in five years

By Jenn Hatfield / September 24, 2022

The plan for managing her surgically repaired back worked in 2022, and she hopes to be even better in 2023

What led to a Shakira Austin breakthrough at the World Cup

By Scott Mammoser / September 23, 2022

Youngest player on Team USA leads team to win over Puerto Rico

Atlanta Dream point guard Aari McDonald runs up the arc from the slot to the key while dribbling

How Aari McDonald came back home to Arizona women’s basketball

By Gabriella Lewis / September 22, 2022

Coach Adia Barnes sings McDonald’s praises for the role

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Vickie Johnson fired in Dallas; where do Arike Ogunbowale and the Wings go from here?

By The Next / September 21, 2022

Howard and Arie talk all things Dallas Wings and why Dallas is moving on from Vickie Johnson

The Phoenix Mercury logo

Phoenix Mercury and Suns owner Robert Sarver announces plans to sell teams

By Kobe Mosley / September 21, 2022

Announcement comes eight days after the NBA suspended, fined Sarver for inappropriate behavior

How Connecticut Sun pivoted through a season of adversity

By Jacqueline LeBlanc / September 21, 2022

‘Nobody expected us to be here’

Locked on Women’s Basketball: It’s A’ja Wilson’s world now after Las Vegas Aces capture 2022 WNBA championship 

By The Next / September 20, 2022

We get to hear from A’ja Wilson and Chelsea Gray following Las Vegas’ win over the Connecticut Sun in the 2022 WNBA Finals

Dallas Wings head coach Vickie Johnson walks down the sideline past mid-court, with a serious expression

Examining why the Dallas Wings fired Vickie Johnson

By Caylen Johnson / September 20, 2022

Biggest factors for next head coach include Collier’s role, Ogunbowale’s development

Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby (5) and Las Vegas Aces guard Kelsey Plum (10) kiss the championship trophy after winning the 2022 WNBA Championship series between the Las Vegas Aces and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on September 18, 2022. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

‘We have to be scrappers’: How Las Vegas captured the 2022 WNBA title

By Matthew Walter / September 19, 2022

The Aces’ ‘buy-in factor… has been high’