Shakira Austin

Chamique Holdsclaw flashes a peace sign to the crowd as she is inducted into the Washington Mystics Hall of Fame on June 19, 2022. Fellow inductees Murriel Page and Vicky Bullett are visible in the background.

Past, present and future collide as the Mystics celebrate their Hall of Famers

By Jenn Hatfield / June 21, 2022

‘It means a lot to know you’re not forgotten’

How Myisha Hines-Allen busted out of her early-season shooting slump for the Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / June 11, 2022

Hines-Allen and the Mystics went back to the 2020 playbook

Six things we’ve learned about the Washington Mystics after six wins

By Jenn Hatfield / May 28, 2022

Mystics head coach Mike Thibault gives his group a B+ or A- to date — but some players deserve A’s

2022 WNBA season preview: Washington Mystics

By Jenn Hatfield / May 4, 2022

Elena Delle Donne and the Mystics have ‘razzle dazzle,’ depth and championship dreams

Washington Mystics

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Inside Washington Mystics WNBA Draft Night

By The Next / April 19, 2022

‘Most of the fans I spoke to at the draft party were expecting Shakira Austin’, said Jenn

Inside the Washington Mystics’ draft party

By Jenn Hatfield / April 12, 2022

Delight and surprise from fans as DC drafts Austin, Williams

Four pictures arranged in a checkerboard layout: top-left, Rhyne Howard dribbling; top-right, NaLyssa Smith loading up for a jump shot; bottom-left, Shakira Austin releasing a jumper; bottom-right, Emily Engstler holding the ball and surveilling the court

Who’s Next — The Next’s WNBA Draft Board v2.0

By Em Adler / April 8, 2022

In-depth scouting reports on every potential major contributor

2022 WNBA Draft logo. (WNBA Media Central)

Inside the WNBA’s initial list of 2022 draft opt-ins

By Isabel Rodrigues / March 30, 2022

Hillmon, Howard, Smith all in; still waiting on Cunane

Four pictures arranged in a checkerboard layout: top-left, Rhyne Howard dribbling; top-right, NaLyssa Smith loading up for a jump shot; bottom-left, Shakira Austin releasing a jumper; bottom-right, Emily Engstler holding the ball and surveilling the court

Who’s Next — The Next’s Draft Board v1.0

By Em Adler / March 18, 2022

Which prospects project best at the WNBA level?

Shakira Austin leads Mississippi to a historic season

By Dorothy J. Gentry / March 7, 2022

‘Don’t get too high or get too low’