Caitlin Clark opens up about her struggles with media as Fever rookie admits she talks to reporters more than her family: ‘It’s really kind of sad’

Caitlin Clark opens up about her struggles with media as Fever rookie admits she talks to reporters more than her family: ‘It’s really kind of sad’


Caitlin Clark and her Indiana Fever teammate Aliyah Boston opened up about their struggles with social media and reporters following their first win of the young WNBA season on Friday in Los Angeles.

think for myself it’s definitely been a whirlwind over the last couple of months,’ Clark, the first pick of the 2024 WNBA Draft, revealed after Friday’s 78-73 win over the LA Sparks. ‘Honestly I think I talk to the media more than I get to talk to my own family – I’m being dead serious – which is really kind of sad in a way. It’s a lot for somebody that’s 22-years-old.’

Clark has struggled as a WNBA rookie for the 1-5 Fever after her record-breaking career at Iowa. In addition to losing her first five professional games, she’s also faced criticism for allegedly benefitting from ‘white privilege,’ according to View host Sunny Hostin.

After Friday’s win, Clark admitted that dealing with the media ‘can be tough at times.’

‘Our team is really young,’ she said in a clip that was posted online by KCAL News’ Chris Hayre. ‘It’s difficult navigating this. I absolutely love it and wouldn’t change

Boston, meanwhile, said she’s turned to the Bible to help her avoid the negativity of both traditional and social media.

‘There’s a lot of couch coaches and there’s a lot of people that have never stepped on the floor that just continue to tell you how you should be playing basketball,’ Boston said. ‘Honestly, we’re messing up whatever bets they have going on. And personally, I’d rather not know [about the wagers] because obviously I did try to get those rebounds, I just didn’t. And so I just logged off. It’s been better for me.’

The discussion followed a curious comment from Clark’s former college rival, Chicago Sky power forward Angel Reese, who appeared to take a dig

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