The intensity is starting to pick up now that the Washington Mystics will have a final regular season home-and-home series against the Indiana Fever. What the team will hope for is that in the final two games, that they can not only win those games, but also find whatever formulas they need in order to beat the Seattle Storm in the upcoming 2022 Playoffs.
For the 2022 edition of the Washington Mystics the team looks a lot different and faced a bunch more adversity, but they have some key players and staf from that magical Championship 2019 season.
1495 Sports was at the team’s latest practice session, as the ladies were preparing to head to Indiana for the first of two games against the Fever on August 12. Here are some videos for fans to enjoy from that session the team had held.
Up first fans can hear from Head Coach Mike Thibault who was one of the biggest pieces to the team winning the Championship in 2019 thanks to his management of the team:
Mystics fans can also hear thoughts from Ariel Atkins, who was not only a part of the 2019 Championship squad but also a part of the Gold Medal Winning USA Women’s Basketball team:
In addition fans can also check out this video with thoughts from Rookie Shakira Austin, who is gearing up for her first playoff run with the team:
In addition fans can check out photos from the practice session by checking out the gallery below. Photos taken by: Stacy Podelski/1495Sports
After what was an intense practice session, the ladies will now get themselves prepared to take a flight out to Indiana for a road game against the Fever that will be played on August 12. The tip between the two teams is set for 7:00 p.m.
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