A new show from your Connecticut Sun
Featuring David Siegel
Episode 20: That’s A Wrap!
September 13, 2018
In this latest edition of SunCast, Connecticut Sun General Manager and Head Coach Curt Miller takes a look back at the 2018 season, discussing the ups and downs with host David Siegel. The Sun established new offensive records on their way to a second straight trip to the postseason, and are well positioned to continue building toward a championship. Curt also touches on a number of other topics as he prepares for a busy offseason.
Episode 19: Pool Talk
August 28th, 2018
In the latest episode of SunCast, USA Basketball Women’s National Team coach Dawn Staley talks with David Siegel about the Sun players who are candidates to make the team, and what each brings to the mix.
Episode 18: Jones On A Roll
August 21st, 2018
David Siegel catches up with center Jonquel Jones to discuss her recent play as well as what she is looking forward to heading into the playoffs. He also chats with VP Amber Cox about prepping for the playoffs, especially with the quick turnaround.
Episode 17: Witnessing The Growth Of The Game
August 14th, 2018
During his extensive career as a WNBA assistant coach, Steve Smith has seen the game and the athletes evolve. And as a legendary head coach at Windward High School in California, he crossed paths with many of the players who are now helping the league grow. David Siegel catches up with coach Smith in this latest edition of Suncast.
Episode 16: Rowe Reflects On Upcoming Award
August 7th, 2018
On Sunday at halftime of the game between the Connecticut Sun and Chicago Sky, Holly Rowe will be honored with the Margo Dydek Award as the 2018 Connecticut Sun Woman of Inspiration. Last week, Dave Siegel caught up with Holly, who reflected on what the award means to her.
Episode 15: Miller Set For Stretch Run
July 31, 2018
In this week’s episode of SunCast, hear from Head Coach and General Manager Curt Miller on the state of the team heading into an important August stretch run.
Episode 14: Chiney’s All-Star Ready
July 24, 2018
In this week’s episode of SunCast, David Siegel talks to Chiney Ogwumike on her second career All-Star selection, her thoughts on the season so far and her experience working at ESPN.
Episode 13: Banham’s Hometown Hero Connection
July 17, 2018
In this week’s episode of SunCast, David Siegel talks to Rachel Banham about her evolving role on the team, and also about her special connection to the law enforcement community. Siegel also speaks with Rebecca Lobo about what has been one of the most competitive seasons in WNBA history, and how the Sun factors into mix.
Episode 12: The Sun Shines For Everyone
July 10, 2018
On this week’s SunCast, Connecticut Sun Vice President Amber Cox talks with Dave Siegel about Pride Night, which will take place on Friday when the Sun host Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury. They also discuss the big trade that happened this week.
Episode 11: Thomas Off The Court
July 3, 2018
In this latest edition of SunCast, host David Siegel catches up with Jasmine Thomas. In the first part, Jasmine talks abut her commitment to the Children’s Defense Fund. In part two, earlier this season, Jasmine also spoke with David about her wide variety of interests, including her love of travel, culture and different foods.
Episode 10: Jones Breaks Through
June 26, 2018
Second-year forward Brionna Jones has emerged as a pleasant surprise for the Connecticut Sun. She followed up a breakout game at Phoenix on June 16 with her first career double-double at Indiana Sunday. In this latest episode of SunCast, David Siegel catches up with Brionna to talk about her recent success.
Episode 9: Tuck and Miller Shine
June 19, 2018
Hear from Morgan Tuck, who came off the bench to score a season-high 20 points at Phoenix, about the challenges of adjusting to different roles and the compressed WNBA schedule. Stay tuned to hear from coach Curt Miller, who will be inducted into the Metropolitan Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.
Episode 8: Strick-ly Speaking
June 12, 2018
Dave Siegel speaks with Shekinna Stricklen about her historic four-point play at New York on June 7 and asks her to talk about what makes playing with the Sun so much fun. Then Dave chats with Sun play-by-play legend Bob Heussler, who has been calling the action with the team since Day 1.
Episode 7: Road Wins and Old Friends
June 5, 2018
Curt Miller talks big Sun road victories at Chicago and Washington this past weekend. Curt also reflects on what it meant to catch up with Loyola University Chicago women’s basketball coach Kate Achter, who played for Curt at Bowling Green. David also talks to Kate about what makes Curt such a special coach.
Episode 6: Point of Attack
May 29, 2018
David Siegel talks with veteran point guard Jasmine Thomas about Connecticut’s explosive offense. He also visits with CEO Mitchell Etess, who reflects on what the team has meant to Mohegan Sun as it enters its 16th season.
Episode 5: Here Come The Sparks
May 22, 2018
Alyssa Thomas talks about her record-setting performance against Las Vegas on Sunday before catching up with Curt Miller. Hear from special guest Brian Agler, Head Coach of the Los Angeles Sparks and a friend and mentor of Curt, about their relationship as they prepare for Thursday’s huge matchup.
Episode 4: Banham Is Ready
May 15, 2018
Rachel Banham prepares for the start of her third season in the WNBA. Sun Vice President Amber Cox discusses all of the excitement surrounding the season opener on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Episode 3: Every Cut Hurts
May 8, 2018
Curt Miller talks about the challenge of making a WNBA roster and how difficult it is for head coaches in this league to decide on final cuts. David visits with three players – Jessica January, Betnijah Laney and Cayla George – to find out what it is like to fight for a place on the Sun roster.
Episode 2: It’s A Family Affair
May 1, 2018
In episode 2, host David Siegel talks with rookie Lexie Brown and her father, former Boston Celtic and WNBA head coach Dee Brown, about her transition to professional basketball. David also chats with Morgan Tuck about her offseason, USA Basketball and her outlook for 2018.
Episode 1: Here Comes The Sun!
April 24, 2018
In the inaugural “SunCast,” David Siegel talks with coach Curt Miller about the WNBA Draft and what is shaping up to be an extremely competitive training camp. Sun Vice President Amber Cox provides insight on the exciting new developments behind the scenes as the team prepares for 2018.