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readyAIMfire53



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PostPosted: 07/16/17 10:58 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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calbearman76 wrote:
myrtle wrote:
so any word on EDD or Hill?


Both players are currently listed as questionable, but based on the early line (Washington favored by 2.5), it seems that the odds makers think EDD will play. I doubt Hill will play.


Tayler Hill, ACL, out for the season.


Lineup without Hill or EDD:

KTO
Cloud
TRP
Emma
K.Thomas

Bench

Latta
THawk
A.Taylor
SWK
J.Simms

I hope Cloud is ready to play a LOT of minutes and Asia Taylor comes ready to play. I predict J.Simms gets some minutes.

You cannot start KTO/Latta as two tinies together is too much of a defensive liability. Cloud is a key player in the Styx competing for third in the final standings. Also looking for SWK or J.Simms to step up. I expect EDD won't be out long.



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PostPosted: 07/16/17 11:05 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Considering how little SWK, Simms & Taylor are used, I doubt they apply for an injury exemption. I see Taylor getting some solid minutes backing up Emma until EDD comes back. Cloud starts at PG. SWK could see some time at SF.



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PostPosted: 07/27/17 7:14 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Singing...

Delle Donne, Delle Donne
Super baller with Nikes on
Puts the ball in the hoop
Throws opponents for a loop
Look out! Her comes the Delle Donne
Is she good? Listen bud
She's got basketball in her blood
She can shoot from the arc
Better than any Spark
Hey there
There goes the Delle Donne
In Washington
On the night of the game
She'll have her fun
Sending foes home in shame
Delle Donne, Delle Donne
Mystics superstar Delle Donne
Shoots the rock, grabs the board
MVP is her reward
To her, life is a game of pick up
She'll never put a brick up
Elena Delle Donne

to this tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUtziaZlDeE



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PostPosted: 07/27/17 7:22 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Awesome!


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PostPosted: 07/27/17 10:08 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pilight wrote:
Singing...

Delle Donne, Delle Donne
Super baller with Nikes on
Puts the ball in the hoop
Throws opponents for a loop
Look out! Her comes the Delle Donne
Is she good? Listen bud
She's got basketball in her blood
She can shoot from the arc
Better than any Spark
Hey there
There goes the Delle Donne
In Washington
On the night of the game
She'll have her fun
Sending foes home in shame
Delle Donne, Delle Donne
Mystics superstar Delle Donne
Shoots the rock, grabs the board
MVP is her reward
To her, life is a game of pick up
She'll never put a brick up
Elena Delle Donne

to this tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUtziaZlDeE


I know everyone is surprised, but I have been singing this all morning Smile


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PostPosted: 07/27/17 10:47 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Cloud will miss at least 2 games. Bummer.


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PostPosted: 07/27/17 11:36 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I'm just surprised that pilight's lyrics didn't have any reference to EDD being so good that she even gets points when the ball doesn't go through the basket...



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PostPosted: 07/27/17 12:16 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

UofDel_Alum wrote:
I know everyone is surprised, but I have been singing this all morning Smile


Glad I could inject a little happiness in your day



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PostPosted: 07/27/17 11:40 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

2017 Draft Pick, Guard Jennie Simms Waived

http://mystics.wnba.com/news/2017-draft-pick-guard-jennie-simms-waived/

I wanted to bring this out of the game thread.

No details on why this was done. They are down to 11 on the roster with 10 being active.

They have to pay for Simms for the rest of the year, so some big signing must be on the horizon???



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 12:01 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:


No details on why this was done. They are down to 11 on the roster with 10 being active.


Isn't it 9 active with Hill and Cloud both out?


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PostPosted: 07/28/17 12:07 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I just found out about Cloud. This makes things even more mysterious.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 12:49 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

There must be a signing coming soon. Big? I doubt it. It's Coach T so it may be an international player. What guards are available?



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 4:00 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Kelly Faris? K. Lawson? D. McCray? Hightower? Burdick? Simmons? Lucas?


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PostPosted: 07/28/17 5:51 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

doesn't make sense to waive Simms now since she's still going to get paid for the full season. Especially with Cloud & Hill out. This means they'll only have 9 players for tonight's game vs. Connecticut. I guess they'll start Toliver-Latta-Delle Donne-Meesseman-Thomas with SWK, TRP, Taylor & Hawkins off the bench.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 8:06 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Wait what happned to cloud ?



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 8:09 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

WNBA 09 wrote:
Wait what happned to cloud ?


Check out today's game thread.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 1:23 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
2017 Draft Pick, Guard Jennie Simms Waived

http://mystics.wnba.com/news/2017-draft-pick-guard-jennie-simms-waived/

I wanted to bring this out of the game thread.

No details on why this was done. They are down to 11 on the roster with 10 being active.

They have to pay for Simms for the rest of the year, so some big signing must be on the horizon???


Simms didn't get a chance in DC. Ruth Riley has made odd moves in SAS so for some reason Im expecting something between Styx and SAS.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 1:29 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

suemar wrote:
Shades wrote:
2017 Draft Pick, Guard Jennie Simms Waived

http://mystics.wnba.com/news/2017-draft-pick-guard-jennie-simms-waived/

I wanted to bring this out of the game thread.

No details on why this was done. They are down to 11 on the roster with 10 being active.

They have to pay for Simms for the rest of the year, so some big signing must be on the horizon???


Simms didn't get a chance in DC. Ruth Riley has made odd moves in SAS so for some reason Im expecting something between Styx and SAS.


The same supposed deal as before the draft, SWK & 2018 first round pick for Plum?



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 1:32 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
suemar wrote:
Shades wrote:
2017 Draft Pick, Guard Jennie Simms Waived

http://mystics.wnba.com/news/2017-draft-pick-guard-jennie-simms-waived/

I wanted to bring this out of the game thread.

No details on why this was done. They are down to 11 on the roster with 10 being active.

They have to pay for Simms for the rest of the year, so some big signing must be on the horizon???


Simms didn't get a chance in DC. Ruth Riley has made odd moves in SAS so for some reason Im expecting something between Styx and SAS.


The same supposed deal as before the draft, SWK & 2018 first round pick for Plum?


But you didn't have to cut Simms to make that deal. Plum replaces SWK roster #s and money are unaffected.

My guess a vet guard or wing gets signed for the rest of the season. No one monumental just someone who can be brought up to speed quickly and who can be relied on for 10-15 minutes a night. Something similar to the Gruda signing in LA.

My guess Faris or Lawson. (I'm glad NY cored T Wright because she would be perfect) Or maybe Hightower if she is healthy.


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PostPosted: 07/28/17 2:35 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Allison Hightower signed for a seven-day



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 3:02 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Oh crafty.... wasn't it Thibault who drafted her for Connecticut?

Kinda anticlimactic. Was anticipating a big Cappie trade.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 3:12 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Kudos to the person that guessed Hightower signing ! Now lets see if she can produce



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 3:20 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
Oh crafty.... wasn't it Thibault who drafted her for Connecticut?

Kinda anticlimactic. Was anticipating a big Cappie trade.


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PostPosted: 07/28/17 3:24 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
Oh crafty.... wasn't it Thibault who drafted her for Connecticut?

Kinda anticlimactic. Was anticipating a big Cappie trade.


We don't need no Crappie.



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PostPosted: 07/28/17 3:43 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

readyAIMfire53 wrote:
Shades wrote:
Oh crafty.... wasn't it Thibault who drafted her for Connecticut?

Kinda anticlimactic. Was anticipating a big Cappie trade.


We don't need no Crappie.


You definitely need something. We'll see if Hightower is that something.
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