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Writer and Comedian Chelsea Leite Talks Canadian Basketball, Lynx and More

The Hitting the Hardwood podcast is a weekly Minnesota Lynx-dedicated podcast hosted by our own Mitchell Hansen. This week, Hansen chats with Toronto-based NBA/WNBA writer and comedian Chelsea Leite.

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The Hitting the Hardwood Podcast is a weekly Minnesota Lynx-dedicated podcast hosted by our own Mitchell Hansen. Hitting the Hardwood will provide Lynx, WNBA and basketball fans with exclusive news, interviews and information on the Lynx and the WNBA while providing dedicated and quality basketball coverage throughout the year.

Each week, Mitchell Hansen will sit down with fellow reporters, writers and journalists, people throughout the WNBA landscape, Lynx players and coaches, and more while discussing all things Lynx.

On this week’s episode of Hitting the Hardwood, Mitchell Hansen is joined by Toronto-based NBA/WNBA writer and comedian Chelsea Leite to talk about Canadian basketball, the Lynx connection to Canada, and much more!

Leite can be found on Twitter @chelsealeite and you can find her WNBA content at Winsidr as well as WNBA and NBA content on other outlets.

Some of the topics on this week’s podcast include:

— Chelsea’s journey to where she is today covering both the NBA and WNBA as well as her life as a comedian.

— The interest of the WNBA and women’s basketball in Canada and specifically in the Toronto area.

— Discussion of a potential expansion in the WNBA, what it might look like and why the Toronto area would make for a good expansion city.

— The first-ever Canada game between the Minnesota Lynx and the Chicago Sky in May in Toronto.

— Chelsea’s thoughts on the Lynx offseason thus far and what the expectations for the team might be in 2023.

— Rapid-fire questions to round out the show.

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