NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Ahead of the WNBA playoffs this weekend, basketball fans across Connecticut have been gearing up for the big games.

Yet, few are more ready than the hall-of-fame basketball star, former basketball Olympian and now Connecticut Sun president, Jennifer Rizzotti.

News 8 spoke with Rizzotti about her legendary basketball career and how that has prepared her for her role with Connecticut Sun, as the team is on the brink of returning to the WNBA championship.

To see the full interview with Rizzotti, watch the video above.