September 15, 2023 

Locked on Women’s Basketball: 2023 WNBA playoff preview, first round: Washington Mystics vs. New York Liberty

Jackie Powell is joined by The Next’s Jenn Hatfield to discuss an intriguing matchup

Today on Locked on Women’s Basketball, host Jackie Powell sits down with The Next’s Jenn Hatfield to discuss and preview a most intriguing first round WNBA playoff series: No. 7 seed Washington Mystics vs. No. 2 New York Liberty, starting on Friday, Sept. 15 (7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2). The pair breaks down why this matchup is expected to be unlike most of the first round matchups, and why the Mystics have been successful against the Liberty during the regular season. Also, they close with keys to winning the series for both teams, who the X-factors are and then series predictions. You don’t want to miss this episode!

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“We’re going to get a really great series between two teams that have a lot of star potential and can play in a lot of different ways. I think both teams are versatile, have a lot of weapons, and I think it’s going to be a really exciting matchup across the board whether you like offense, whether you like defense, whether you like bigs whether you like guards, you know, there’s kind of something for everybody here.”

Jenn Hatfield, The Next

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