Tuesday, November 24, 2009
From ABC News in Australia:
The Canberra Capitals will sign Opals superstar Lauren Jackson tomorrow for the rest of the Women's National Basketball League season.
The Capitals are yet to raise the $220,000 for Jackson but will register her after she was released by her Russian Club in Moscow.
Two thoughts: 1) How much money was Jackson getting for Spartak? I suspect the $220K is a discount for living in the comforts of home.
2) What does this mean for Spartak when someone who might be the best player in the world - the argument could certainly be made, Taurasi fans - leaves them? Of course, Spartak gets $220K but is the widow of a billionaire really that hard up for money....?
Oh yeah. Jean Davidson. Never mind.