Around The Rim

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

  • 1 hour 2 minutes
    Ending the 25th Season With... LaChina's Mom!!

    LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby recap the WNBA Finals and put a bow on the 25th season with special guest and fan favorite- "LaChina's Mom."  The threesome also looks ahead to the upcoming offseason, talks about some key free agents and play a little Q & A, where LaChina's Mom answered some questions submitted by Twitter fans!! 

    29 October 2021, 7:09 pm
  • 52 minutes 27 seconds
    2021 WNBA Finals Are Underway

    LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby welcome Monica McNutt to the show to weigh in on the WNBA Finals, where Chicago has jumped out to a 1-0 lead over Phoenix. They recap Game 1, look ahead to Game 2 and throw out some hot takes for the series. Plus, Dream Co-Owner Renee Montgomery makes a special appearance to share her quick thoughts on Atlanta's hiring of new head coach Tanisha Wright.

    12 October 2021, 11:18 pm
  • 24 minutes 21 seconds
    ATR Fastbreak: First Round Postseason Preview

    LaChina Robinson welcomes in ESPN WBB analyst and National Champion Carolyn Peck to weigh in on the first round of the WNBA playoffs. They discuss if Dallas' youth will be a factor against the more experienced Chicago Sky and if the New York Liberty can stop the momentum of the Phoenix Mercury in single game elimination. Plus, who has the advantage in each matchup? Tune in to hear who our expert chose!

    20 September 2021, 5:51 pm
  • 1 hour 3 minutes
    Around the Rim: LaChina Robinson

    Sarah talks to ESPN's LaChina Robinson about growing up as one of 16 siblings, not liking basketball early on, working on the administration side of college sports before falling in love with announcing basketball, calling her first game for ESPN at Madison Square Garden, her women's basketball podcast Around the Rim, and covering the Olympics in Tokyo.

    14 September 2021, 12:51 pm
  • 40 minutes 8 seconds
    Who's Your GOAT?

    On the latest episode, LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby weigh in briefly on the WNBA "Vote for the GOAT" topic before sharing a snippet of a WNBA Twitter Spaces conversation featuring Robinson, alongside ESPN reporter Holly Rowe and hosted by broadcaster Ros Gold-Onwude. In the snippet, the trio discuss the criteria to be nominated and share the top 5 players leading their GOAT list.

    10 September 2021, 4:49 pm
  • 39 minutes 6 seconds
    ATR Fastbreak: Heating Up In The Valley

    On this Fastbreak episode, LaChina Robinson and producer Terrika Foster-Brasby discuss the pedigree of the Connecticut Sun and LaChina's Top 5 player shout outs of the week, before being joined by women's basketball analyst and PxP announcer Cindy Brunson. Robinson and Brunson take a deep dive into the red-hot Phoenix Mercury including Skylar Diggins-Smith stellar play, how their defense has improved, Brianna Turner's contributions and if they can make a deep run in the postseason. 

    3 September 2021, 1:37 am
  • 50 minutes 14 seconds
    Catching Up

    LaChina Robinson returns and shares with Terrika Foster-Brasby highlights of her time in Tokyo covering the Olympics. Plus, the two welcomes in espnW WBB writer Mechelle Voepel to discuss the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction, recap the Commissioner's Cup and share thoughts on the latest WNBA standings heading into the final stretch of the season. Also, WNBALead editor Drew Ivery joins the show to shed light on the Dallas Wings.

    26 August 2021, 8:29 pm
  • 33 minutes 28 seconds
    WNBA Season: Round 2

    As we resume the last stretch of the WNBA season, Terrika Foster-Brasby helps us get ready for the second half. Terrika shares her thoughts on what to watch for from the Storm, Aces, and Sparks and welcomes in various analysts and writers from around the WNBA to share their expectations for the rest of the league: Dorothy Gentry (Wings), Alexa Philippou (Sun), Cindy Brunson (Mercury), Tony East (Fever), Erica Ayala (Sky), Christy Winters-Scott (Mystics), Myles Ehrlich (Liberty), Brandon Terrell (Dream) and Tamryn Spruill (Lynx).

    6 August 2021, 9:37 pm
  • 49 minutes 11 seconds
    Going For Gold

    On the latest Around the Rim Podcast, Terrika Foster-Brasby welcomes in WBB Writer Michelle Smith McDonald and Minnesota head coach (4x WNBA Champion and 2x Olympic gold medalist) Lindsay Whalen to the show. The trio share their thoughts on Simone Biles' decision to withdraw and the pressure placed on Olympic athletes, recap Team USA's win over Nigeria and look ahead to their road to gold, congratulate the 3x3 team for winning the inaugural event and much more.

    29 July 2021, 10:11 pm
  • 33 minutes 29 seconds
    ATR Fastbreak: Midseason Review

    On the latest Around the Rim, women's basketball analyst and PxP announcer Cindy Brunson drives the show, as the panelists (Winsidr's Rachel Galligan and The IX Newsletter Founder and Editor In Chief Howard Megdal) share their quick thoughts on the WNBA season heading into the Olympic break.

    9 July 2021, 9:57 pm
  • 1 hour 38 minutes
    Representation Matters

    This week, Around the Rim covers a hodgepodge of topics and conversations. First, LaChina Robinson and Terrika Foster-Brasby welcome in espnW writer Katie Barnes to discuss Barnes' ESPN Coverstory piece on Lynx's Layshia Clarendon. Then, we revisit a conversation with WNBA's Sydney Colson surrounding "twitter beef" and the under-representation of some WNBA athletes in media. Plus, this week's "5 Questions with A Legend" segment features WNBA Champion Ticha Penichero.

    2 July 2021, 9:56 pm
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