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PostPosted: 06/03/19 3:59 pm    ::: Player of the Week Reply Reply with quote

Jonquel Jones and Natasha Howard

https://www.wnba.com/news/jonquel-jones-natasha-howard-named-wnba-players-of-the-week/

4th POW for Jones, 1st for Howard



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PostPosted: 06/10/19 2:18 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Jonquel Jones and DeWanna Bonner

https://www.wnba.com/video/jonquels-jones-dewanna-bonner-announced-as-players-of-the-week/

Bonner's 6th
Jones' 5th



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 11:48 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Jonquel Jones & Natasha Howard

https://www.wnba.com/news/jonquel-jones-natasha-howard-win-player-of-the-week/

Jones' 6th
Howard's 2nd



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 11:50 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

how boring, theres really no one else they could come up with... for instance, at least, A. THOMAS from the sun...


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PostPosted: 06/17/19 12:05 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Zahui.... how often does a player have like a perfect game plus 37 pts.... on the road on the second of a back-to-back game? Girl brought it and didn’t get it back from the league. Got the win though.



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 12:09 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

They screwed over Zahui B this week. Wouldn't have picked Zahui B and McBride.



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 12:13 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Zahui B also scored 6 points in a game where her team was obliterated. No one wins POW with that kind of game during the week.


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PostPosted: 06/17/19 1:03 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I remember back in the glum days of 2012 when Bonner was awarded POW multiple times within a tank-guided team where she shot in the 30%’s. That janitor definitely needed to be kicked to the curb, but let’s not take it to the other extreme. You think a player’s team needs to have a perfect record on the week to win POW? No, I don’t think so. A winning record should be more than sufficient. Katie Smith gave up on the Aces game to save some juice for the Sparks game. Turned out to be an excellent move. This is a player award, not a team award.



Career high (37 pts) plus better average stats would have been the kicker for me. Also better in blocks which isn’t shown here.

Nurse had a pretty good argument too.



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 1:15 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Let's just give everyone a player of the week award so everyone can feel loved and ooey gooey. Rolling Eyes


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PostPosted: 06/17/19 1:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pilight wrote:
Jonquel Jones & Natasha Howard

https://www.wnba.com/news/jonquel-jones-natasha-howard-win-player-of-the-week/

Jones' 6th
Howard's 2nd


Jones captures her third consecutive (Eastern Conference) Player of the Week honors for the season.

Pilight, has a player ever opened the season with three consecutive conference POY honors?


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PostPosted: 06/17/19 2:03 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

CamrnCrz1974 wrote:
pilight wrote:
Jonquel Jones & Natasha Howard

https://www.wnba.com/news/jonquel-jones-natasha-howard-win-player-of-the-week/

Jones' 6th
Howard's 2nd


Jones captures her third consecutive (Eastern Conference) Player of the Week honors for the season.

Pilight, has a player ever opened the season with three consecutive conference POY honors?


Yes. Elena Delle Donne opened 2015 with three straight.

This is actually Jones' fourth consecutive POW award. She also won the last one of last season.



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 2:13 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pilight wrote:
CamrnCrz1974 wrote:
Pilight, has a player ever opened the season with three consecutive conference POY honors?


Yes. Elena Delle Donne opened 2015 with three straight.

This is actually Jones' fourth consecutive POW award. She also won the last one of last season.


Is Jones the first to win four POW in a row?

Has anyone won four in a row to start the season?


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PostPosted: 06/17/19 2:27 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

CamrnCrz1974 wrote:
pilight wrote:
CamrnCrz1974 wrote:
Pilight, has a player ever opened the season with three consecutive conference POY honors?


Yes. Elena Delle Donne opened 2015 with three straight.

This is actually Jones' fourth consecutive POW award. She also won the last one of last season.


Is Jones the first to win four POW in a row?

Has anyone won four in a row to start the season?


No and no.

Maya Moore won four straight in 2014. No player has won the first four of a season.



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PostPosted: 06/17/19 5:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Should've been Chelsea Gray



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