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Maybe we can do a monthly thread about WNBA action and news?

Sky vs. Liberty is on ESPN right now. Absolute shoot out, both teams ripping the nets. Sky up 31-28 thru Q1. Heal making her debut for the Sky, Howard making her debut for the Lib. Whitcomb has drilled 3 3's already. Sloot has 7 pts/4 assists. Ionescu also has 4 assists but only 1 bucket. Very entertaining game thus far.
 
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Sabrina in 1st half finished with 11 pts including a massive 3pt bomb near end of 2st half to stuff a Chicago run , 8 Assists (0 TO's). Against a tough defender in Diamond But only 2 rebounds. so probably not a triple double
 
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They aren't guarding each other, but both PGs putting on a show. At the half Sloot has 12 pts/8 assists and Ionescu has 11 pts/8 assists.

Both teams cooled off some and the scoring pace slowed down, but still an entertaining game. Tied at 52 at the break.
 

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Laney has 11 and Onyenwere 10 for NY, for Chi DeShields has 12 and Ndour-Fall has 10 (think she's happy to be back w/ the Sky after a wasted year w/ the Wings?).
 

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Sloot beats Ionescu to double digit assists. She has 11 w/ almost 15 minutes left. She was only averaging 6 coming into today, figured she would starting dishing more as the season progressed.

Sabrina has been bombing away from 3, she now has a game high 17 points.
 

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Announcers hyping up several players, but it's crickets as far as Sloot's 13 assists and counting. Still in Q3.
 

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Lib up 76-72 thru Q3. 14-26 3's for them, but 16 TOs preventing them from running away with it.
 
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Can players decline a in game interview, because Diamond was just so short and dry, it’s like why even interview.
 

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Question--why is Stephanie Watts playing? She looks awful. Does Chicago literally have nobody else they can play for a few minutes instead of her?
 

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Well it's looking like Indiana won't be winless this season.

Before the season the season started I thought the Mystics were legit contenders. With injuries and players unavailable, they are not looking good.
 

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Sky kinda faded in Q4. Lib gonna improve to 4-1.
 

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Howard looked rusty but finished w/ 12 pts/7 reb. She hasn't practiced w/ the team yet. Once she gets into the flow I see her being the beneficiary of a lot of assists from Ionescu.

Sabrina finished w/ 19 pts/12 assists. Laney led them w/ 20. Whitcomb w/ 11 pts/4 reb/4 assists and lots of little things that don't show up in the box score. I just love the way she plays. Allen w/ 13 off the bench. She's a bit trigger happy but she had some nice plays as well. Onyenwere disappeared after a nice first half.
 

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Sloot w/ a whopping 16 assists to go w/ 14 points. 22 for DeShields, 17 for Ndour, 15 pts/10 reb for Hebard.
 

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Good win by the Liberty although Sky missing Quigley and Parker

Stokes with a DNP?
 

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Howard looked rusty but finished w/ 12 pts/7 reb. She hasn't practiced w/ the team yet. Once she gets into the flow I see her being the beneficiary of a lot of assists from Ionescu.

Sabrina finished w/ 19 pts/12 assists. Laney led them w/ 20. Whitcomb w/ 11 pts/4 reb/4 assists and lots of little things that don't show up in the box score. I just love the way she plays. Allen w/ 13 off the bench. She's a bit trigger happy but she had some nice plays as well. Onyenwere disappeared after a nice first half.
Totally agree about Howard. I don't think the Liberty brain-trust could have handled the off-season and draft much better. Except for the turnovers, a really nice looking team imo. And Sabrina--well, she is what she is and, as always, will do whatever is needed to get better. Just wish that the announcers made a bit more of the fact that the two stellar point-guards playing today also played for the same coach in college. (Ditto Hebard, who had a very nice game as well.)
 
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Sabrina finished w/ 19 pts/12 assists. Laney led them w/ 20. Whitcomb w/ 11 pts/4 reb/4 assists and lots of little things that don't show up in the box score. I just love the way she plays. Allen w/ 13 off the bench. She's a bit trigger happy but she had some nice plays as well. Onyenwere disappeared after a nice first half.
Sabrina has 5 three. Her threes are just amazing ...
 

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What is going on in Vegas? First quarter 18-8 Sun. Q2 25-9 Aces. Q3 23-10 Sun so far. So Aces should dominate Q4? It's streaming on Facebook. I'm not watching. I find I have very little interest in LV with Plum not in the lineup (and sorry everybody but the Sun might be my least favorite WNBA team).
 

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Aces made a run, but then Sun built their lead back up again down the stretch.
 
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Well it's looking like Indiana won't be winless this season.

Before the season the season started I thought the Mystics were legit contenders. With injuries and players unavailable, they are not looking good.
They have the worst bench in the WNBA. I think they are waiting for EDD and Meesseman to return. They should sign Lexie Brown for quality bench depth.
 
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