August 2, 2022 

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Los Angeles Sparks’ Katie Lou Samuelson has found her groove

Katie Lou Samuelson of the Los Angeles Sparks has found her place in the WNBA after a well-traveled four-year career

It’s time for another episode of the Locked on Women’s Basketball podcast. This episode features host Howard Megdal and Katie Lou Samuelson of the Los Angeles Sparks, who has found her place in the WNBA after a well-traveled four-year career. Hear her speak with host Howard about her shooting prowess.

Katie Lou Samuelson speaks about her offensive game:

“I think since I’ve gotten to the league, people have known that I’m a shooter. And I think when I sub in, or I’m on the court, I can hear every offense or every coach over there, like “shooter shooters” over here. So that’s kind of been understood. And even coming into this year, my numbers haven’t necessarily shown how much I feel like I can shoot the ball; I think it’s been kind of an understanding of that. And so being able to space the floor is something that I really do well.”

The Next, a 24/7/365 women’s basketball newsroom

The Next: A basketball newsroom brought to you by The IX. 24/7/365 women’s basketball coverage, written, edited and photographed by our young, diverse staff and dedicated to breaking news, analysis, historical deep dives and projections about the game we love.

Subscribe to make sure this vital work, creating a pipeline of young, diverse media professionals to write, edit and photograph the great game, continues and grows. Subscriptions include some exclusive content, but the reason for subscriptions is a simple one: making sure our writers and editors creating 24/7/365 women’s basketball coverage get paid to do it.

Katie Lou talks about her overall game and how Nneka Ogwumike has been such an influence on her:

“Yeah, I mean, playing with Nneka Ogwumike, especially this year, she does so much for our team and demands a lot in terms of defensive scouts and schemes going into her, which I’ve seen before. So I’ve been able to play with a lot of great players, but I think this year for me specifically, I’ve been trying to just do more overall, knowing that I can impact more than just being out there on the three-point line.”

Join the staff of The Next to watch the WNBA every week!

Users can sign up to join our Playback for free and watch along with a cable, streaming or WNBA League Pass login.

Bookmark this page and mark your calendars for our next game:

Aug. 11 – Chicago Sky vs. Las Vegas Aces, 10 p.m. ET

Aug. 17 – Playoff Watch Party, Time TBA

Aug. 18 – Playoff Watch Party, Time TBA

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s easy!

Make sure to subscribe to Locked on Women’s Basketball, where we have new shows every weekday.

For more coverage of the Los Angeles Sparks, click here.

Written by The Next

Leave a Comment