Womhoops Guru

Mel Greenberg covered college and professional women’s basketball for the Philadelphia Inquirer, where he worked for 40 plus years. Greenberg pioneered national coverage of the game, including the original Top 25 women's college poll. His knowledge has earned him nicknames such as "The Guru" and "The Godfather," as well as induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

WNBA Fan Vote: The Right Stuff

By Mel Greenberg

The Guru will temporarily turn his attention away from the action in here in Washington at the Verizon Center where the host Mystics are in a key Eastern Conference WNBA clash with the Indiana Fever.

A little while ago the WNBA announced the results of the tiop 10 players named by fans to next week's All-Star game at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Full details are at the WNBA site by now -- It's the middle of Tuesday evening.

As previously stated, any players named who are in the USA team mix already will move to that roster. The rest are guaranteed spots on the WNBA squad.

So here's the deal, the Right Stuff was a movie about the start of the NASA program and how the astronauts had to have the rught stuff to qualify.

But now, we have a new interpretation -- The results show that in San Antonio had the right stuff in getting four Silver Stars named in the voting. In fact, despite the East dominance, Indiana's Tamika Catchings is the only East player among the top 10.

Seattle's Sue Bird, the former UConn star, was the top vote getter and will be in the USA pool coached by UConn's Geno Auriemma.,
Seattle Storm coach Brian Agler will head the WNBA group.

Catchings would join Bird in the USA group as would Phoenix's Diana Taurasi, another ex-Uconn standout, and possibly former Huskies star Swin Cash of Seattle. Los Angeles' Candace Parker is also in that group, but will need a replacement snce she is out for the season with a separated shoulder.

The San Antonio quad are Becky Hammon, Michelle Snow, Jayne Appel -- the rookie from Stanford -- and Sophia Young who will be joined on the WNBA contingent by Seattle sensation Lauren Jackson, an Australian.

League coaches will fill the restt of the WNBA roster. Once upon a time, the media named the starters. But mob rule has enabled San Antonio to gain additional notoriety after hosting a top-flight NCAA Women's Final Four in April.



Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 09.09
oakley sunglasses, tiffany and co, cheap ugg boots outlet, ugg outlet, prada outlet, cheap ugg boots, ugg australia, jordan shoes, replica watches, replica watches, christian louboutin shoes, nike air max, louis vuitton handbags, burberry outlet online, tiffany jewelry, nike free, christian louboutin, nike air max, michael kors outlet online, louis vuitton outlet, polo ralph lauren, michael kors outlet online, red bottom shoes, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike outlet, prada handbags, burberry outlet online, ugg boots clearance, michael kors outlet store, michael kors outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet, louis vuitton, christian louboutin outlet, oakley vault, louis vuitton outlet, longchamp outlet online, ray ban outlet, tory burch outlet online, michael kors handbags, louis vuitton outlet online, longchamp handbags, longchamp outlet, gucci handbags, michael kors outlet online sale, ray ban sunglasses

3:45 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

nike free pas cher, air max pas cher, guess pas cher, true religion jeans, kate spade outlet, coach outlet, hermes pas cher, kate spade outlet online, true religion, vans pas cher, coach purses, ray ban pas cher, michael kors, nike roshe run, tn pas cher, michael kors uk, lacoste pas cher, timberland pas cher, scarpe hogan, longchamp, true religion outlet, michael kors outlet online, nike air force, north face pas cher, air jordan, oakley pas cher, longchamp pas cher, north face, true religion outlet, sac vanessa bruno, new balance pas cher, coach outlet, coach outlet store online, burberry pas cher, converse pas cher, hollister uk, nike air max, ray ban uk, hollister, chanel handbags, nike blazer pas cher, lululemon outlet online, michael kors canada, louboutin, ralph lauren pas cher

3:47 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

chi flat iron, new balance outlet, soccer shoes, nike air max, instyler ionic styler, beats headphones, jimmy choo shoes, hollister clothing store, mac cosmetics, herve leger, nfl jerseys, abercrombie and fitch, nike free, abercrombie and fitch, asics shoes, ferragamo shoes, vans outlet, nike roshe, lululemon outlet, valentino shoes, soccer jerseys, reebok shoes, hollister, ralph lauren uk, insanity workout, p90x workout, mulberry uk, nike trainers, nike air huarache, celine handbags, birkin bag, longchamp, north face jackets, north face jackets, air max, wedding dresses, nike air max, babyliss, mcm handbags, nike roshe, mont blanc pens, bottega veneta, giuseppe zanotti, baseball bats, ghd

3:49 AM  
Blogger ninest123 Ninest said...

michael kors handbags, sac louis vuitton, pandora jewelry, swarovski uk, pandora jewelry, air max, marc jacobs handbags, links of london uk, abercrombie, ugg, vans, coach outlet, gucci, louis vuitton uk, converse, michael kors outlet online, louboutin, oakley, louis vuitton pas cher, uggs canada, juicy couture outlet, converse shoes, wedding dress, pandora charms, doke gabbana outlet, louis vuitton canada, toms outlet, hollister canada, pandora uk, replica watches, louis vuitton, supra shoes, thomas sabo uk, montre femme, swarovski jewelry, sac lancel, ugg, karen millen, ray ban, ugg boots, juicy couture, michael kors outlet, timberland boots, iphone case, ugg soldes, ralph lauren
ninest123 09.09

3:50 AM  

Post a Comment

<< Home