Aya Abdeen
Aya Abdeen(she/her)
Sports Digital Reporter, Phoenix

Aya Abdeen expects to graduate in May 2025 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a minor in communication. Abdeen is a contributing writer of news articles on women’s basketball for The Next. She has also been a part of Blaze Radio and The State Press.

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Phoenix Mercury rolling to start 2024 WNBA season in Brittney Griner’s absence

PHOENIX – Despite Brittney Griner’s absence, the Phoenix Mercury are surprising fans with their performance behind Kahleah Copper’s prolific scoring for the team.

Kahleah Copper is averaging 31.3 points per game for the Phoenix Mercury and is a key to their strong 2-1 start. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)