Thursday, June 3, 2010

Linkfest 2010

Planting the seeds of victory?

All kinds of links to talk about.

First, the picture above of Iziane Castro Marques gardening comes from the Atlanta Dream Facebook page. Click the link and catch some pics of the Dream helping out the Atlanta community.

Next, the battle for the MVP might have taken place Tuesday night and the WNBA agrees. Angel McCoughtry and Lauren Jackson were just named Chasing the Title has an interesting post about the value of the various lineups. The most effective lineup during Seattle's game was that of K. Miller-Price-McCoughtry-Leuchanka-Bales. One of those names might spread terror to an opposing team, but probably not more than one.

Q McCall at Swish Appeal finds out why Marynell Meadors cut their first round draft pick in 2010, Chanel Mokango, before the season started:

I think her chances are really good in this league. I think she needs to get some experience and the only reason I cut her is because Allison Bales beat her out. But it was simply because she did not have any experience and she’s only been playing since she was 15 so she’s very young in her game but she’s gonna be pretty good.

Jayda Evans at the Seattle Times has a game thread of Storm-Dream.

Alexis Hornbuckle of the Tulsa Shock was suspended for two games for a DUI that took place last year in Detroit. How come it took so long for anyone to find out?

A brand new jersey sponsorship: the New York Liberty jerseys will be sponsored by the Foxwoods Resort Casino...a casino in Connecticut.

Each of the above links deserves a full post, but neither will get one, at least not right now.

T. Fitz Johnson of the Atlanta Beat and Kathy Betty of the Atlanta Dream form an ownership brain trust.

Finally, Jonathan Landrum Jr. of the Associated Press writes about the Dream's change from chumps to champs. Check it out.

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