Wednesday, September 16, 2009
I don't want to write about this game. But I feel that I'm going to have to write about it.
Dream held scoreless for 5:02 in the third quarter.
We lose an 18 point lead. I think this was the biggest lead in the WNBA that was overcome this season. The box score is here.
Down 90-89, Deanna Nolan is forced to go to the bench due to an injury. Marynell Meadors gets a chance to choose the Detroit player who will take Nolan's free throws. She chooses Crystal Kelly. Kelly is hitting 84 percent for the year. Sanni is hitting 69 percent, Braxton is hitting 64 percent.
Meadors chooses Kelly. Kelly hits both free throws. Later on, the mic - Meadors was wired for sound during the game - implies that Meadors or her assistant coaches might not have known which players on the Detroit bench were good free throw players. Coach of the Year?
Now, it's do or die. I have another post in mind, but I think I'll hold off until Atlanta's season ends. Hopefully, that won't be on either Friday or Sunday night.