Friday, July 25, 2008
ATLgirl13 at the Atlanta Dream Message Board (see link to left) finds this from an article in the Seattle Times.
But Atlanta coach Marynell Meadors believes the rough play has gone too far and extends beyond two teams.
Dream guard Ivory Latta was knocked so hard in the face by a forearm in a loss to Sacramento on Tuesday that a tooth fell out. Monarchs players laughed while Latta dealt with the problem, according to Meadors.
"That's not funny," the coach said. "It's got to stop — the moving screens, elbows, holding, bullying and fist-pumping. It's not our game.
"We used to be all talent, finesse and running. Now teams are bullying more. The officials have got to do something. It's either that or I've got to start teaching it. That's a little scary to think I might have to teach something like that."
Amen, Coach. Amen.
P. S. As you can see from the comments, I inadvertantly attributed the scoop to afoundingfan. One click of the editor, and Wham-o!