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PostPosted: 11/13/17 11:29 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Nurse is a prospect?



Some Liberty fans are very high on Nurse...I believe she's overrated,or at least was overrated at the start of last season when espn picked Nurse as a preseason top 10 player.


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KLS is the real jewel of that team. Im sure every W team wouldn't mind adding her to the fold!


LouUconn had a great shooting game like she normally does, and I was happy to see her defending the post, but I’m not sure I would take her 1st over all in 2019, Brown from Baylor is a Top 2 pick next year.


LMAO Of course you wouldn't you have been dissing her since day one.

For others, problem with Brown is she is slow and teams seem to be going away from the slow bigs with the defensive 3 secs and wanting more space.


6'7 Brown moves well for a player her size, I think she can be like Kara Braxton without the drama, only time will tell but I think Brown can be a future All Star/All WNBA team type player.
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I'll bet my House KLS wins ROY in 2019


That would be awfully reckless.

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Her untapped potential has so much room to grow.


This is her third year with Geno and her potential is still untapped?

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Her size , shooting ability showing some aggression going to the rack and the way she posts up puts her in an elite class.


You're making her sound like Delle Donne. Shocked
In that case, I'll pass. Wink


A player can only develope so much in 4 years. After that time has passed she will get better drastically in the W was my point. She does have a bit of Delle Donne Esque in her but lets just hope its game wise only and not prima donna wise ! Still i take her regardless



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Sue Bird praising Wilson

https://twitter.com/WNBA/status/930120815504515077?s=09

In the clip they show Wilson blowing by Stokes like Kiah didn't belong at the Team USA camp. Well, Stokes really didn't belong so not a strong argument.



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Sue Bird praising Wilson

https://twitter.com/WNBA/status/930120815504515077?s=09

In the clip they show Wilson blowing by Stokes like Kiah didn't belong at the Team USA camp. Well, Stokes really didn't belong so not a strong argument.


Laughing Laughing



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PostPosted: 11/13/17 3:54 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

They narrowed it down to 6:20 PM ET for the draft lottery.



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PostPosted: 11/13/17 4:15 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Drat!! on the revised time.

Multiple somebodies' basketball universes , will be settled oh so soon ...


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PostPosted: 11/13/17 4:28 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

WNBA 09 wrote:
She does have a bit of Delle Donne Esque in her


Huh?

That's like saying Karl Malone had a little bit of Michael Jordan in him.

In other words, I see no similarity in the players or their games whatsoever other than that they're both tall.

Wilson's a good player. Right now, with another season to go, would have to be considered the run away 1st pick in next year's draft. But not because she's similar to Delle Donne. Because she's not. Their games are completely different.


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WNBA 09 wrote:
She does have a bit of Delle Donne Esque in her


Huh?

That's like saying Karl Malone had a little bit of Michael Jordan in him.

In other words, I see no similarity in the players or their games whatsoever other than that they're both tall.

Wilson's a good player. Right now, with another season to go, would have to be considered the run away 1st pick in next year's draft. But not because she's similar to Delle Donne. Because she's not. Their games are completely different.


I believe they were comparing KLS to Delle Donne. Not Wilson.



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WNBA 09 wrote:
She does have a bit of Delle Donne Esque in her


Huh?

That's like saying Karl Malone had a little bit of Michael Jordan in him.

In other words, I see no similarity in the players or their games whatsoever other than that they're both tall.

Wilson's a good player. Right now, with another season to go, would have to be considered the run away 1st pick in next year's draft. But not because she's similar to Delle Donne. Because she's not. Their games are completely different.


I believe they were comparing KLS to Delle Donne. Not Wilson.


Confused Thank you. I thought that was pretty bizarre. Hard to keep the chain of unrelated conversations straight.

If the comparison is to Samuelson, I'm glad they said she has "a little bit" of Delle Donne, because it's a very "little bit." But at least they play a similar type of game. Just on two entirely different levels.


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adamj95 wrote:
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WNBA 09 wrote:
She does have a bit of Delle Donne Esque in her


Huh?

That's like saying Karl Malone had a little bit of Michael Jordan in him.

In other words, I see no similarity in the players or their games whatsoever other than that they're both tall.

Wilson's a good player. Right now, with another season to go, would have to be considered the run away 1st pick in next year's draft. But not because she's similar to Delle Donne. Because she's not. Their games are completely different.


I believe they were comparing KLS to Delle Donne. Not Wilson.


Thanks , This was a reference to KLS ..dont know where Aja came into play here.



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PostPosted: 11/13/17 6:32 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

League postpones the date for the lottery. League announces the drawing should happen roughly at 6:20 PM ET. Here we are 12 minutes after and nothing. Laughing


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PostPosted: 11/13/17 7:37 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I have a hard time seeing katie lou be succesful defensively in the w as a three.


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I have a hard time seeing katie lou be succesful defensively in the w as a three.


I had a hard time seeing EDD be successful on defense in the W also , didn't stop much did it ?



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I have a hard time seeing katie lou be succesful defensively in the w as a three.


I had a hard time seeing EDD be successful on defense in the W also , didn't stop much did it ?

Because a) she's one of the most effective scorers the game's ever seen, which means you put up with all sorts of garbage on defense; and b) she's big, long and highly coordinated.

Samuelson probably won't be as damaged by her defense and mobility as much as Mosqueda-Lewis, but she also won't be able to get away with it as much as Delle Donne. Somewhere in the middle. And like Delle Donne, she'll be better off if she can survive as a 4, rather than a 3.



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ESPN (Antonelli?) top draft picks reported during the halftime of the South Carolina vs Maryland game.



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ESPN (Antonelli?) top draft picks reported during the halftime of the South Carolina vs Maryland game.


Enjoy Canada and Vivians, sigur! Surprised


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ESPN (Antonelli?) top draft picks reported during the halftime of the South Carolina vs Maryland game.


now that's interesting, Miss shoot until your arm falls off got Gabby 5th best?

if Gabby falls, the Libs BETTER jump all over that and trade up for her


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Laimbeer told me the draft is already penciled in for NY but wouldn't mind seeing @Vegas host it. #WDraftinLasVegas


Get ready for a Samsung 837 mess! Laughing


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Laimbeer told me the draft is already penciled in for NY but wouldn't mind seeing @Vegas host it. #WDraftinLasVegas


Get ready for a Samsung 837 mess! Laughing


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I have a hard time seeing katie lou be succesful defensively in the w as a three.


I had a hard time seeing EDD be successful on defense in the W also , didn't stop much did it ?

Because a) she's one of the most effective scorers the game's ever seen, which means you put up with all sorts of garbage on defense; and b) she's big, long and highly coordinated.

Samuelson probably won't be as damaged by her defense and mobility as much as Mosqueda-Lewis, but she also won't be able to get away with it as much as Delle Donne. Somewhere in the middle. And like Delle Donne, she'll be better off if she can survive as a 4, rather than a 3.



KLS will be best suited at SF.



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DB to Indy For #2 Straight Up. Diamond & Diana on the same team could be fire & Brimstone lol not to mention BG! Shocked



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Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.



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Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!



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PostPosted: 11/14/17 12:49 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

maybe something like (I'm still not including Stevens or McGowan yet)

1. LV Wilson
2. Indy Deshields
3. Chi Mitchell
4. Chi Williams
5. Sea Russell
6. Dallas Billings
7. Was Brown
8. PX Canada
9. Conn Nurse
10. NY Nared
11. LA Vadeeva
12. Minny Vivians

2nd round really just for fun

13. LV S. Thomas
14. Indy Mavunga
15. Conn Scaife
16. Atl Hines-Allen (Included in trade with Chicago for Boyette and Young I believe)
17. Sea Jensen
18. Dallas Atkins
19. Was Greenwell
20. PX Begos Faz Devalos
21. Conn Buss
22. NY McPhee
23. LA Thompson
24. Minn Flahrety or Wagner (because I'm sure Shades will already hate my Vivians pick in round 1)


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Las Vegas has the No. 1 pick -- now what will Bill Laimbeer do with it?

http://www.espn.com/wnba/story/_/id/21404960/las-vegas-no-1-pick-wnba-draft-bill-laimbeer-do-it

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South Carolina's A'ja Wilson is the front-runner. The senior forward led the fourth-ranked Gamecocks over No. 15 Maryland 94-86 on Monday, totaling a career-high 32 points, plus 12 rebounds, four blocked shots and three assists.


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Their core in 2017 included their past five top draft picks: center Kayla Alexander (No. 8 in 2013), guard Kayla McBride (No. 3 in 2014), forward Dearica Hamby (No. 6 in 2015), guard Moriah Jefferson (No. 2 in 2016) and Plum (No. 1 in 2017).


It's cool that they've been able to hang unto their last 5 first picks. Makes for some continuity.

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The Stars have needed a more dynamic presence at forward for a while, and Wilson would fit that bill well. There also has been a lot of chatter about Russian post player Maria Vadeeva, a 19-year-old who has been playing professionally in her home country since she was 16. She's currently in her third season with Russian team Dynamo Kursk, with which her teammates include the Los Angeles Sparks' Nneka Ogwumike, the Atlanta Dream's Angel McCoughtry and the New York Liberty's Epiphanny Prince.


Wait.... how can someone who claims to never read this board know so much about Vadeeva? Has someone been chirping to her on twitter?


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What do the Fever need? Scoring, for one thing. Indiana had the second-lowest scoring average in the league in 2017 at 75.1 PPG; only last-place San Antonio (74.4) was worse. Candice Dupree (15.0 PPG), who is 33, led the Fever.

So might Indiana lean toward a big-time scorer such as Ohio State's Kelsey Mitchell? Maybe, although guard is less of a need for the Fever than getting a young post who has big offensive potential.

Perhaps the Fever go with Russia's Vadeeva, if she's not picked by the Stars. Indiana coach Pokey Chatman coached professionally for several years in Russia and knows the pluses and minuses of players from overseas.


Huh? Voepel is pimping Vadeeva as lottery pick if not the #1 pick? Has she gone off the deep end? Nobody even knows if she wants to play in the WNBA much less if she really is good enough. Maybe McCoughtry would know if she's good enough, but ATL doesn't have a first round pick.


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Chicago coach/GM Amber Stocks said Coates is doing well, has been back on the court and might be headed overseas sometime this winter to get some pro experience.


Stocks hopes she heads overseas.

Quote:
"I'm excited about our opportunity to add assets to our franchise," Stocks said. "I'm pleased with our depth at the guard positions. I'm eager to see how much depth that we can add at the small forward position."



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maybe something like (I'm still not including Stevens or McGowan yet)


It's "McCowan", and from the looks of her first game this season, she might not be ready.... but there's over 30 games left to be played.

J-Spoon wrote:
1. LV Wilson
2. Indy Deshields
3. Chi Mitchell
4. Chi Williams
5. Sea Russell
6. Dallas Billings
7. Was Brown
8. PX Canada
9. Conn Nurse
10. NY Nared
11. LA Vadeeva
12. Minny Vivians


Pretty good, actually.
Pokey said she wanted size for the position. DeShields would fit that bill.
Brown wants to go #11, but Spooner don't care. Heartlessly put her at #7 instead. Smile
I'm wondering what Miller really needs? Any chance he could be the first to go to the international well? CON doesn't have a great history with foreign players.
Somehow you managed to shove every player I'd be interested in ahead of the #12 pick. If this became the actual scenario, I wonder if the Lynx might go to the international list? Vivians? Might be possible under this scenario.

J-Spoon wrote:

13. LV S. Thomas
14. Indy Mavunga
15. Conn Scaife
16. Atl Hines-Allen (Included in trade with Chicago for Boyette and Young I believe)
17. Sea Jensen
18. Dallas Atkins
19. Was Greenwell
20. PX Begos Faz Devalos
21. Conn Buss
22. NY McPhee
23. LA Thompson
24. Minn Flaherty or Wagner (because I'm sure Shades will already hate my Vivians pick in round 1)


You're really loading CON up at guard. You must have plans for Banham. I like the Buss pick. It shows you're paying attention.
I believe Begos Faz Devalos came off the bench in her first game, so you'll have to keep an eye on that situation.
I was thinking Wagner would be available to them in the third round. I don't think she's on anybody else's radar... mostly be a homer thing for the Lynx.



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I think this is a pretty deep draft but

it is kind of thin in the post if there are not any early entries and you want someone 6'3" and over you've got

Wilson, Russell, Billings and Vadeeva and a pretty big drop to the next tier

that is why posts like Mavunga, Hines-Allen, and Jensen should go earlier than expected.

There are a lot of decent guards and 6 foot wings so it is hard to figure how early or late some go, and even teams with a decent amount of guards might over stock choosing best available rather than reaching for posts.

On the flip side if there are a number of decent international players teams with a number of picks will definitely look for some draft and stash option in the 2nd and 3rd round.

I could also see teams trading picks for future assets or combining picks and players for better veteran players. If the draft did go this way and Chicago ended up with Mitchell and G. WIlliams they would have Vandersloot, Quigley, Pondexter, K. Mitchell, Faulkner, Copper, G. Williams, Hooper, Epps, and A. Harris at the 1-3, even with a couple easy cuts at the end of that list that is a lot, pairing up a couple of those assets for a decent PF would be a good move.


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EDD didn't go to Uconn so never improved defensively whereas KLS has and it has been noticed not only by Geno but also KLaw who stated she was really impressed with her defense this summer which for those who can't keep up she was referring to USA and we all know who she was playing against there so maybe all the comments which stink of because she is white are silly.


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Have to agree here. Was pissed we didn't get the third Samuelson, but I can see why she went East. She as other players at Uconn have improved tremendously. Any W coach is going to be happy with a Uconn player of that caliber especially offensively and defensively. Some may not like Auriemma but he damn well knows what he is doing and he knows what players to get.

Also, if you are watching these games Uconn are the only team right now who actually take pride and play defense. All these other teams and I am including Stanford who usually get it done at that end, are the pits when it comes to defense.


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J-Spoon wrote:
maybe something like (I'm still not including Stevens or McGowan yet)

1. LV Wilson
2. Indy Deshields
3. Chi Mitchell
4. Chi Williams
5. Sea Russell
6. Dallas Billings
7. Was Brown
8. PX Canada
9. Conn Nurse
10. NY Nared
11. LA Vadeeva
12. Minny Vivians

2nd round really just for fun

13. LV S. Thomas
14. Indy Mavunga
15. Conn Scaife
16. Atl Hines-Allen (Included in trade with Chicago for Boyette and Young I believe)
17. Sea Jensen
18. Dallas Atkins
19. Was Greenwell
20. PX Begos Faz Devalos
21. Conn Buss
22. NY McPhee
23. LA Thompson
24. Minn Flahrety or Wagner (because I'm sure Shades will already hate my Vivians pick in round 1)


its McCOWAN Exclamation

But this is actually pretty good , ill Take billings & atkins any day.



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Kelsey Mitchell. Kelsey Mitchell. Kelsey Mitchell.

I am already preparing for the disappointment of the Fever picking Deshields instead.


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[quote="PUmatty"]Kelsey Mitchell. Kelsey Mitchell. Kelsey Mitchell.

I am already preparing for the disappointment of the Fever picking Deshields instead.[/quote]
Unless Deshields absolutely kills it overseas, the Fever should take Mitchell.



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WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


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Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing



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WNBA 09 wrote:
miller40 wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing


Their focus should be rebuilding. Why would you give away Mitchell/DeShields if Bonner already wants to come there? Does not make an ounce of sense. If you lose Dupree, then I’d rather a top pick that’ll be there long term.


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TotalCardinalMove wrote:
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miller40 wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing


Their focus should be rebuilding. Why would you give away Mitchell/DeShields if Bonner already wants to come there? Does not make an ounce of sense. If you lose Dupree, then I’d rather a top pick that’ll be there long term.


Who said bonner WANTS to come there? for all we know Dupree might WANT to comeback to PHX .....



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WNBA 09 wrote:
TotalCardinalMove wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
miller40 wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing


Their focus should be rebuilding. Why would you give away Mitchell/DeShields if Bonner already wants to come there? Does not make an ounce of sense. If you lose Dupree, then I’d rather a top pick that’ll be there long term.


Who said bonner WANTS to come there? for all we know Dupree might WANT to comeback to PHX .....

No. Laughing


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Why would anyone take DeShields over Mitchell? Because she's taller and a better rebounder?

What did each accomplish in college? Mitchell will demolish the NCAA career three-point makes record and become the one of the top five, perhaps the very top, career scorer in NCAA history. And she's a good facilitator. What DeShields has primarily accomplished since high school are transfers, injuries, a poor outside shooting percentage, more TO's than assists, and a reputation for being a selfish and difficult to coach player.
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WNBA 09 wrote:
TotalCardinalMove wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
miller40 wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing


Their focus should be rebuilding. Why would you give away Mitchell/DeShields if Bonner already wants to come there? Does not make an ounce of sense. If you lose Dupree, then I’d rather a top pick that’ll be there long term.


Who said bonner WANTS to come there? for all we know Dupree might WANT to comeback to PHX .....


Sure Laughing Laughing They’ve already said they want to play together. Her sister and wife are already there. Why wouldn’t she? They could also go elsewhere. But good luck getting a lottery pick out of either. Laughing


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Why would anyone take DeShields over Mitchell? Because she's taller and a better rebounder?


I can't imagine why, but the pessimist in me assumes that the Fever will pick Diamond, perhaps just to screw with me.


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Huh? Voepel is pimping Vadeeva as lottery pick if not the #1 pick? Has she gone off the deep end? Nobody even knows if she wants to play in the WNBA much less if she really is good enough. Maybe McCoughtry would know if she's good enough, but ATL doesn't have a first round pick.


Voepel never said that (the part about the #1 pick). You put words in her mouth.

Finding out if someone WANTS to play (and is eligible to play, depending on contract situation) who is eligible to be drafted is part of the evaluation process. Happens all the time in the men's game; why is this a difficult concept to grasp?

Why could Pokey Chatman not know? Is Angel the only person who would know how to scout Vadeeva?


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GlennMacGrady wrote:
Why would anyone take DeShields over Mitchell? Because she's taller and a better rebounder?

What did each accomplish in college? Mitchell will demolish the NCAA career three-point makes record and become the one of the top five, perhaps the very top, career scorer in NCAA history. And she's a good facilitator. What DeShields has primarily accomplished since high school are transfers, injuries, a poor outside shooting percentage, more TO's than assists, and a reputation for being a selfish and difficult to coach player.



If we can state Gabby needs to be picked high because of her future potential then diamond would need to be ahead of both. I dont see kelsey mitchell getting much better than where she is now , of course she holds those records because she shoots more than anyone in the country Shocked . 5 to 10 years from now i hope we can comeback and revisit the Diamond Nay-Sayers !



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TotalCardinalMove wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
TotalCardinalMove wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
miller40 wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
Kelly Krauskopf isn't anywhere close to that dumb.


You sure? DB is serviceable...maybe DB & 1st rounder for Diamond. Either way Kelly either gains dewanna or loses dupree ...you choose!


Is losing Dupree supposed to be a big enough loss to make that a serious proposition? If its between keeping Dupree and losing the 1st rounder it's no question. Bye Dupree.


Lol hey whatever floats a losing teams boat. That decision could comeback to haunt you , Lose dupree and use Larkins & Achonwa downlow will be championship contending Laughing


Their focus should be rebuilding. Why would you give away Mitchell/DeShields if Bonner already wants to come there? Does not make an ounce of sense. If you lose Dupree, then I’d rather a top pick that’ll be there long term.


Who said bonner WANTS to come there? for all we know Dupree might WANT to comeback to PHX .....


Sure Laughing Laughing They’ve already said they want to play together. Her sister and wife are already there. Why wouldn’t she? They could also go elsewhere. But good luck getting a lottery pick out of either. Laughing


Right playing together does not require that happen in Indiana . Indiana may have the #2 pick , but i dont think there in a position to be letting players walk away Laughing



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PUmatty wrote:
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Why would anyone take DeShields over Mitchell? Because she's taller and a better rebounder?


I can't imagine why, but the pessimist in me assumes that the Fever will pick Diamond, perhaps just to screw with me.


Dont forget shes a better defender also .....



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What the Fever really aren't in position to do is give up a young player who should be a cornerstone for the next decade in return for a non-star 30-year old who just gave birth to twins.



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The fever should take whoever they want between Mitchell and Deshields and wait until 19 to find their future post. Indy will still be a likely lottery team and in 19 you get a choice of K. Brown, Anigwe, McCowan, A. Stevens and B. Turner. (Even if a couple declare there are still enough really good big post in 19 to wait for).

If Indy wants Bonner the trade IMO is 2nd round pick #14 and a player who probably isn't part of the future (Coleman, January, Larkins, Peters maybe S. Johnson if PX plays hardball). PX will still get someone decent at #14 this year (S. Thomas, Atkins, Vivians, Scaife) so losing a player who just gave birth and wasn't there last season for a decent 2nd round pick and a role player really isn't a bad deal.


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