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WNBA Finals Dispatch | More with ESPN’s Carolyn Peck

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When Carolyn Peck works a game from the studios, as she is doing for this year’s WNBA Finals, she admits there is no ‘home court advantage.’

“I see from the studio monitor the same thing that you see at home,” explained Peck. “When I’m working the game, I’m watching as a coach,” said the former WNBA coach-general manager, and the first and only Black female coach to win a Division I national women’s basketball championship. “I’m looking at it from the perspectives of both coaches — what’s working well for you, and what is not working for you and what adjustments that need to be made that we can talk about at halftime.” Peck admitted that it’s hard to separate the fan from her job as an analyst. “I remember going nuts when [the Lynx’s] Seimone Augustus made that quick move [to the basket] with the crossover through the middle,” she recalled, adding how relieved she was that her microphone wasn’t on at the time. “She is just a fantastic player to watch. Continue Reading →

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