TL is excited to welcome WNBA star Bria Hartley, point guard for the Phoenix Mercury, Recovering from an ACL injury, Bria tells us about her rehab, her goals for 2021, including the start of the season and playing for the US at the Tokyo Olympics next summer.
Drafted seventh overall by the Seattle Storm in the 2014 WNBA draft, Bria played for the UConn women’s basketball team, and won back to back national championships in 2013 and 2014 prior to the start of her professional career.
In our time today we talk Drake, her competitive nature and what it’s been like to play with some of the best players in the WNBA. We touch on what it was like to lose one of her idols, Kobe Bryant, what she’s wearing on the court, LeagueFits, tunnel walks and what her hopes are for her life after basketball.
She shares her thoughts on the inequalities women face within professional sports, how change will happen, how the BLM has impacted her and her family and in particular her son and what it means for him growing up in the US. She opens up about the impact her career has had on her son, playing overseas during the offseason and her hopes for his future. Tune in to learn more about Bria Hartley!