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LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby cover the hottest topics in women's basketball and more.

LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby cover the hottest topics in women's basketball and more.

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United States

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LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby cover the hottest topics in women's basketball and more.

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English


Episodes

WNBA Wrap Up

10/21/2020
LaChina Robinson welcomes in ESPN women's basketball analyst and Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo to close out the 2020 WNBA season. The two discuss their most memorable moments, the Storm's championship win, and what they are looking towards in the offseason. Plus, we share LaChina's sit-down with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Englebert from the espnW Summit.

Duration:01:04:56

Only Four Remain

9/24/2020
LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby welcome in WNBA writer Chantel Jennings of The Athletic. Together, they breakdown the early stages of the WNBA semifinals, discuss adjustments each team needs to win and predict the two teams who'll be left standing in the end! Plus, the trio weighs in on the recent league award winners and more.

Duration:00:44:02

Playoff Preperation

9/14/2020
Terrika Foster-Brasby welcomes guest hosts Christy Winters-Scott and Lisa Byington to prepare for the WNBA postseason. WNBA Champion Jantel Lavender and 2x WNBA Champion Kristi Toliver join the show to weigh in with their playoff previews including dangerous teams, rookie of the year candidates, possible Finals matchups and more. Plus, Debbie Antonelli stops by to announce the winners of the "Antonelli Awards!"

Duration:00:59:04

ATR Special: WNBA Roundtable

8/31/2020
Terrika Foster-Brasby welcomes guest host ESPN PXP Announcer Tiffany Greene to moderate a WNBA Roundtable featuring some of the best minds in women's basketball: WBB analysts Carolyn Peck, Debbie Antonelli, Christy Winters-Scott and espnW WBB writer Mechelle Voeple. They panel weighs in on the first half of the season, discuss their early favorites for league awards and look ahead to the second half of the season.

Duration:01:00:28

It's Hot Out West

8/13/2020
Terrika Foster-Brasby welcomes PXP announcer Meghan McPeak as guest host for this week's episode of Around the Rim! Megan shares insight into being the first and only female PXP announce in the NBA, the Mystics' 5 game skid, the teams that impress her the most and more. Plus, Storm's Jordin Canada and Mercury assistant coach Chasity Melvin join from the WNBA bubble in Bradenton, FL.

Duration:01:09:24

New Team, Who This?

7/30/2020
LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby reflect on the WNBA's opening weekend and welcome in Sparks G Seimone Augustus and Aces F Angel McCoughtry. Both discuss their hot start to the season, beginning a new chapter of their careers on a new team and much more.

Duration:00:52:29

Bursting Both Bubbles

7/23/2020
LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby take a glance inside the Florida bubbles with Boston Celtics VP of Player Development and Organization Growth Allison Feaster in Orlando and Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby in Bradenton. Both guest explain the process, the practice structure, game preparation and so much more!

Duration:01:02:35

About The Action: Change Agents For Social Justice

7/16/2020
LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby share updates on Kara Lawson's hire at Duke, the WNBA game schedule and Elena Delle Donne's medical opt out denial. Plus, they continue to conversation on social justice reform with Mercury's Brianna Turner and Delaware WBB's head coach Natasha Adair and junior guard Paris McBride.

Duration:01:05:45

Trouble In The Wubble?

7/9/2020
On this ATR Fast Break episode, LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss the recent questions surrounding the WNBA accommodations at IMG academy, Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler's opposition to social action, Duke's head coaching vacancy and much more!

Duration:00:37:32

One On One With Val Ackerman

7/6/2020
LaChina Robinson is joined by Big East Commissioner and former WNBA President Val Ackerman, who weighs in on an assortment of topics around the league from the start of the season, the absence of the Olympics, NCAA's handling of coronavirus and much more.

Duration:00:41:22

Girls Of Color Title IX: An Unfullied Promise

6/24/2020
Hosted by the Women's Sports Foundation in honor of the 48th anniversary of Title IX, LaChina moderates 'Girls of Color and Title IX: An Unfulfilled Promise.' The conversation explores the disparate effects of the law, which has been powerful for opening doors for girls and women in sport, but has often left girls of color behind. It features panelists Candace Parker, Dawn Staley, Neena Chaudhry and Sarah Axelson with a special guest appearance from WSF Founder Billie Jean King.

Duration:01:16:59

LaChina's On The Hot Seat

6/18/2020
The WNBA season is slated to return and Terrika puts LaChina on the hot seat to help break it all down. The two discuss the recent announcement of a 22-game return, what impact it may have on social justice reform, what are some unanswered questions and more.

Duration:00:45:30

This Has To Be Said

6/3/2020
LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in on the current racial climate across the nation and welcome in Mystics' guard Natasha Cloud, who discusses her latest piece for The Players Tribune, why she's been so vocal in the fight against police brutality and much more.

Duration:00:30:26

Goodbye R.P.I.

5/4/2020
NCAA Women's Basketball Vice President Lynn Holzman and Senior Associate Commissioner Debbie Richardson join LaChina Robinson to detail in depth the breaking news on the new use of the NET to determine the NCAA tournament field.

Duration:00:27:01

Coaches' Roundtable: Leveling Up

4/23/2020
In this coaches' roundtable hosted by women's basketball analyst and National Champion Carolyn Peck, Hall of Famers Coach Dawn Staley of South Carolina and Coach C. Vivian Stringer of Rutgers discuss the responsibility that comes along with being female African American head coaches, building a championship roster, how COVID-19 has affected recruiting and so much more.

Duration:00:43:44

ATR Fast Break #6: Lauren Cox & Te'a Cooper

4/16/2020
WNBA Prospects and Baylor standouts Lauren Cox and Te'a Cooper share their thoughts on the abrupt end to the season, how they are preparing for the WNBA Draft, the possibility of playing oversees and much more.

Duration:00:20:08

ATR Fast Break #5: Nicki Collen

4/16/2020
Dream coach Nicki Collen joins LaChina Robinson to discuss preparing for the WNBA Draft, the new look of Atlanta after WNBA free agency, how analytics played a role in the structuring if the team and much more.

Duration:00:29:23

ATR Fast Break #4: Ruthy Hebard

4/13/2020
WNBA Prospect and Oregon standout Ruthy Hebard sheds insight on her upbringing in Alaska, her first WNBA experience, playing alongside Satou Sabally & Sabrina Ionescu, her first WNBA experience, what any team that selects her can expect and much more.

Duration:00:17:12

ATR Fast Break #3: Bella Alarie

4/8/2020
WNBA Prospect and Princeton G/F Bella Alarie joins LaChina Robinson to discuss her career at Princeton, her development through USA Basketball, her WNBA future and more.

Duration:00:22:20

ATR Fast Break #2: Tyasha Harris

4/6/2020
WNBA prospect and former S. Carolina guard Tyasha Harris joins LaChina Robinson to discuss the abrupt end to the NCAA season, being under the tutelage of Dawn Staley, how she remains humble, her future in the WNBA and much more.

Duration:00:14:36