By Myles Ehrlich

Myles Ehrlich is a TBW staff writer from Brooklyn, NY. He has been writing since childhood when it passed the time better than rolling scenery and folk CDs on family road trips. He legitimized his passion at New York University and The Writer’s Foundry MFA. His work has been published with Castings, MASH Stories, and flashfictionmagazine.com. When not writing, Myles is usually playing, watching or reading about sports. His east coast WNBA fandom resides with the New York Liberty; his west coast with the Las Vegas Aces.

Lauren Cox Can Help Indiana Fever Thrive in Year One

In this week’s continuation of my Prospect Spotlight Series, I’m up to the third rookie selected off the big board. After profiling a pair of Ducks, Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally, we move on to a Bear. Lauren Cox grew up in Flower Mound, Texas, before heading two hours down I-35 to play college ball…

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Satou Sabally Brings an Array of Talents to Dallas

In this Prospect Spotlight series, I’m going pick by pick, profiling members of the W’s freshman class. We started with No. 1 choice Sabrina Ionescu recently: Sabrina Ionescu Arrives as New York’s Next Star Athlete Now let’s take look at Ionescu’s Oregon teammate, Satou Sabally, who was taken immediately after her by the Dallas Wings.…

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Scouting the Rest of New York Liberty’s Rookie Class

I recently looked at how Sabrina Ionescu will impact the New York Liberty. While she gets the lion share of the coverage, Ionescu is just one of six rookies drafted by New York—all of whom were selected within the first 15 picks. On TBW’s WNBA podcast, Get the W, Gabe Ibrahim and I also talked…

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Sabrina Ionescu Arrives as New York’s Next Star Athlete

On April 17, the WNBA held its annual draft remotely. Prospects tuned in, along with nearly 400,000 fans, waiting for Commissioner Cathy Engelbert to reveal each successive selection. Except, they weren’t waiting for the No. 1 pick. Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu was not only among the most certain locks for the spot in league history, it’s…

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What’s Next as New York Liberty Move on from Tina Charles Era

On a Sunday afternoon last August, the New York Liberty played the Seattle Storm at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn—a one-game respite from the undersized Westchester County Center the team had called home for two seasons. Everything was bigger in Brooklyn. Nearly 8,000 fans—more than three times as many as the team’s average for 2019—showed…

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TBW’s Official 2020 WNBA Mock Draft

Welcome to TBW’s first annual WNBA mock draft! The 2020 WNBA Draft will air on ESPN this Friday night at 7pm EST. Due to social distancing guidelines, teams will log on from afar to make their selections. By night’s end, thirty-six young women, also all remote, will learn of their futures (and destinations) in the…

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Power Ranking Each WNBA Team, Post-Free Agency – Part 2

With many WNBA teams diving headlong into free agency, a divide has eroded the mid-tier competition. A binary of approaches has materialized: Some franchises are win-now; others prepare solely for the future. The new CBA led to a ballooning of both player salaries and the cap. This created a free agency free-for-all that has shaken…

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Power Ranking Each WNBA Team, Post-Free Agency – Part 1

With so many WNBA teams diving headlong into free agency, a divide has eroded the mid-tier competition. In fact, we’ve seen a binary of approaches in this new CBA era: Some franchises are win-now while others seem to be preparing only for the future (which may be multiple seasons down the road). The new CBA…

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Why DeWanna Bonner’s a Strong Fit for Connecticut Sun

DeWanna Bonner crosses halfcourt at a jog. Her thin frame is gazelle-like, the ball in her right hand. Her ponytail bounces against her purple Phoenix Mercury jersey. Her defender in transition is Tiffany Mitchell, who is to her left, keeping pace. As soon as Mitchell drops into her defensive stance, Bonner crosses over left, running…

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Breaking Down Another Big Week of WNBA Free Agency

While not quite matching the record-setting pace of the first wave, WNBA Free Agency’s second week hasn’t lacked excitement. That said, a few teams have been conspicuously quiet in comparison to the rest. The Indiana Fever, Minnesota Lynx and New York Liberty have largely sat out the proceedings while everyone else has loaded up or…

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