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PostPosted: 12/02/08 1:35 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
What. What.

The team's not even dead a day, and fans are picking at the carrion. That's what.


It is what it is. That's all we have. Things are sad and we're all down about it, but the world keeps spinning. A dispersal draft happens next. It's being discussed. Some people are so touchy.


It doesn't seem like too many people are too down about it. "Oh, it makes me so sad! Poor Comets! What's in it for me?"

Touch this.


I agree, a lot of this has bothered me. And whats sad is that a lot of the more saddest posters aren't Comets fans. And some of the ones selling these players like two dollar whores are Comets fans. Maybe there's a reason why Seattle has a team and Houston doesn't. But it's still sad.



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 1:36 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
What. What.

The team's not even dead a day, and fans are picking at the carrion. That's what.


It is what it is. That's all we have. Things are sad and we're all down about it, but the world keeps spinning. A dispersal draft happens next. It's being discussed. Some people are so touchy.


It doesn't seem like too many people are too down about it. "Oh, it makes me so sad! Poor Comets! What's in it for me?"

Touch this.


One thing I've learned in my life is, you have no fucking idea what any other person is feeling at any time about any situation. It's wise not to speculate. None of us are happy. Has anybody said, "fucking hooray, I've been dying to get (Sancho Lyttle/Michelle Snow/Tina Thompson) even at the expense of the most storied franchise in the league!"? Because I missed that post.


Yup. Nobody's said that. You didn't miss that post. Fucking hooray for you.

So sorry to all my Comets fan friends. So sorry.



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eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
What. What.

The team's not even dead a day, and fans are picking at the carrion. That's what.


It is what it is. That's all we have. Things are sad and we're all down about it, but the world keeps spinning. A dispersal draft happens next. It's being discussed. Some people are so touchy.


It doesn't seem like too many people are too down about it. "Oh, it makes me so sad! Poor Comets! What's in it for me?"

Touch this.


One thing I've learned in my life is, you have no fucking idea what any other person is feeling at any time about any situation. It's wise not to speculate. None of us are happy. Has anybody said, "fucking hooray, I've been dying to get (Sancho Lyttle/Michelle Snow/Tina Thompson) even at the expense of the most storied franchise in the league!"? Because I missed that post.


Yup. Nobody's said that. You didn't miss that post. Fucking hooray for you.

So sorry to all my Comets fan friends. So sorry.


Yeah, nobody said anything like that. That makes you wrong.


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PostPosted: 12/02/08 2:00 am    ::: Re: Comets Dispersal Draft Reply Reply with quote

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There are a couple of even more random foreigners whose rights Houston still hold from back in the dark ages as well but they're essentially irrelevant.

Would the Comets still hold Amaya Valdemoro's rights? Probably a moot point since she's shown zero interest in playing in the WNBA since her stint in Houston, but I always harbored the hope of bringing her to Seattle.


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PostPosted: 12/02/08 2:09 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Would the Comets still hold Amaya Valdemoro's rights? Probably a moot point since she's shown zero interest in playing in the WNBA since her stint in Houston, but I always harbored the hope of bringing her to Seattle.


If Houston does hold her rights, I wonder if she is picked by another team she would be interested in coming back depending on the team and the players



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 3:04 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

TDAO wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
There are a couple of even more random foreigners whose rights Houston still hold from back in the dark ages as well but they're essentially irrelevant.

Would the Comets still hold Amaya Valdemoro's rights? Probably a moot point since she's shown zero interest in playing in the WNBA since her stint in Houston, but I always harbored the hope of bringing her to Seattle.

Aside from Renae Camino (Draft List/Reserved), the players on Houston's Suspended List are Lucienne Berthieu and Polina Tzekova, bringing to 11 the total number of players available to be chosen. As far as passing on a selection, teams were not allowed that option during the Charlotte dispersal...


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p_d_swanson wrote:
TDAO wrote:
Richyyy wrote:
There are a couple of even more random foreigners whose rights Houston still hold from back in the dark ages as well but they're essentially irrelevant.

Would the Comets still hold Amaya Valdemoro's rights? Probably a moot point since she's shown zero interest in playing in the WNBA since her stint in Houston, but I always harbored the hope of bringing her to Seattle.

Aside from Renae Camino (Draft List/Reserved), the players on Houston's Suspended List are Lucienne Berthieu and Polina Tzekova, bringing to 11 the total number of players available to be chosen. As far as passing on a selection, teams were not allowed that option during the Charlotte dispersal...


during the 2007 Dispersal draft Detroit and Connecticut passed on their picks. At least thats how it was reported on wnba.com

http://www.wnba.com/features/dispersalanalysis.html



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 9:08 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

bullsky wrote:
eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:
eclair wrote:
What. What.

The team's not even dead a day, and fans are picking at the carrion. That's what.


It is what it is. That's all we have. Things are sad and we're all down about it, but the world keeps spinning. A dispersal draft happens next. It's being discussed. Some people are so touchy.


It doesn't seem like too many people are too down about it. "Oh, it makes me so sad! Poor Comets! What's in it for me?"

Touch this.


I agree, a lot of this has bothered me. And whats sad is that a lot of the more saddest posters aren't Comets fans. And some of the ones selling these players like two dollar whores are Comets fans. Maybe there's a reason why Seattle has a team and Houston doesn't. But it's still sad.


You two should look at stlndot's avatar. Where have you been? Most Comets fans have been through hell since fall 2006. That tends to get you past the "oh woe is me, I lost my team today." I personally was so disgusted with what was happening I lost my team of 11 years a year ago and am way past it though it is still a sad thing to me, just not devastating since I moved on over a year ago as I said. Don't judge, you haven't walked in our shoes.

Y'all are pretending compassion while flailing a knife with the other. Disgusting.



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 9:16 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Y'all grave robbers could at least discuss this in a timely manner and allow us all old timers some time for mourning.



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 9:18 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Tina Thompson- LA.....DMJ dealt somewhere


umm...only one ball... Wink


And one salary cap Shocked

PD or Cam, do you have current salary numbers for teams?
Who can afford a max player?



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 9:31 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Y'all grave robbers could at least discuss this in a timely manner and allow us all old timers some time for mourning.


What is an appropriate time of mourning for you BCB? The league announced last night the dispersal draft as Dec. 8th, 1 week, we can't wait too long...

Shall the whole country of WNBA fans wait until you are ready or maybe you should just not click on a "Dispersal Draft" thread?

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I hope Tina plays next summer...in the East...with the Sun. Laughing

I hope Snow goes to Detroit to weaken them. Laughing

I hope Maiga Ba goes to San Antonio or Sacramento.

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Well, considering people were discussing the dispersal draft BEFORE the team officially folded, including you, I wouldn't expect much.
And I reserve the right to pick the threads I want to click on, thank you.
If this were my team, I would be all over your carcasses, that's all I'm saying.



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Well, considering people were discussing the dispersal draft BEFORE the team officially folded, including you, I wouldn't expect much.
And I reserve the right to pick the threads I want to click on, thank you.
If this were my team, I would be all over your carcasses, that's all I'm saying.


If I see it on my local news and my source confirms it, it is official enough for me. Anyone would want to talk about it and report it.

Laughing I reserve my right to say what I want regardless of your highness mourning.



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And again, why exactly would a Liberty fan be after another post? Okay, say we get Snow somehow. Janel moves to the four, fine. Cathrine moves to the bench, fine. So now we have to find minutes for Cathrine, Tiffany, Jessica, and Erlana? Yeah, okay, no.

I find the league's timing rather abrupt, which suggests to me that they knew this was coming. Maybe that's why Hirsh was trying to distract us with happy shiny links about heartwarming people.



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I find the league's timing rather abrupt, which suggests to me that they knew this was coming. Maybe that's why Hirsh was trying to distract us with happy shiny links about heartwarming people.


I was thinking the same thing last night.



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 11:29 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Condolence goes out to the Comets fan and those who enjoy the WNBA, it's a sad day for the league. Sad

I can see the Mystics selecting Matee Ajavon in the dispersal draft and signing free agent Michelle Snow in January. The Mystics are under the Salary Cap and they need a Center bad. Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


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Shot! I was hoping TT would go to the Storm. She does like Bird and LJ and I think she still likes Swoopes, also. They could quietly not resign Yo(boy I hate that). Get Burse back and let Robinson and Ely go. Jackson, Burse, Little and TT would be good. Cash and Swoopes(should be last year) at the three. Wright, Bird, Beck and someone. I think that could be more than livable for the Storm.

DTP, as a Comet fan that likes the Shock, I would not like to see Snow come there. I have not been impressed with her play in all her years with the league. She would have to come a long way to make that opinion disappear.

I'm sad but you can't really be upset that others are trying to find out how this can or may benefit there team.


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PostPosted: 12/02/08 12:01 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Sad day for the league. Sad



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PostPosted: 12/02/08 12:47 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


With what?


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Shot! I was hoping TT would go to the Storm. She does like Bird and LJ and I think she still likes Swoopes, also. They could quietly not resign Yo(boy I hate that). Get Burse back and let Robinson and Ely go. Jackson, Burse, Little and TT would be good. Cash and Swoopes(should be last year) at the three. Wright, Bird, Beck and someone. I think that could be more than livable for the Storm.

DTP, as a Comet fan that likes the Shock, I would not like to see Snow come there. I have not been impressed with her play in all her years with the league. She would have to come a long way to make that opinion disappear.

I'm sad but you can't really be upset that others are trying to find out how this can or may benefit there team.


I would quietly let Swin go, not bring back Burse ... Keep Yo and get T!

personally I really do like Swin - the couple of times that I met her she was truly nice - and Janelle is a sweetie - but sorry if I'm going to have injury riddled players - give me Yo and Swoopes anyday ... esp Yo - that woman will ball until she passes out

but too if Swin is truly healthy ......

but we're talkin' Tina Thompson ... Tina Thompson's got the skill very few on earth possess, she's the money from the outside, lipstick wearing 3-point threat! by opposing teams and fans alike you know she is respect, can't say the same for the black and whites how many time's she's been ejected? (T T TNT - by Pulltab, 03)


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Shades wrote:
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Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


With what?


I don't want to really get into a Mystics off season trade in this thread. The Mystics could be creative trading Ajavon or some of their current players or draft picks for players from other WNBA teams.


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Shades wrote:
SportsGuru wrote:
Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


With what?


I don't want to really get into a Mystics off season trade in this thread. The Mystics could be creative trading Ajavon or some of their current players or draft picks for players from other WNBA teams.


Then why bother posting about a trade you can see happening?


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stlkr23 wrote:
cherrystreet wrote:
Shot! I was hoping TT would go to the Storm. She does like Bird and LJ and I think she still likes Swoopes, also. They could quietly not resign Yo(boy I hate that). Get Burse back and let Robinson and Ely go. Jackson, Burse, Little and TT would be good. Cash and Swoopes(should be last year) at the three. Wright, Bird, Beck and someone. I think that could be more than livable for the Storm.

DTP, as a Comet fan that likes the Shock, I would not like to see Snow come there. I have not been impressed with her play in all her years with the league. She would have to come a long way to make that opinion disappear.

I'm sad but you can't really be upset that others are trying to find out how this can or may benefit there team.


I would quietly let Swin go, not bring back Burse ... Keep Yo and get T!

personally I really do like Swin - the couple of times that I met her she was truly nice - and Janelle is a sweetie - but sorry if I'm going to have injury riddled players - give me Yo and Swoopes anyday ... esp Yo - that woman will ball until she passes out


Cash will have got multiple guaranteed years as part of the deal she signed when traded last season, so they can't really let her go. Can't see Swin going anywhere.

As for the 'should we be talking about this?' arguments, I absolutely feel for Comets fans. The only basketball team I've ever truly supported no longer exists, so I do have some comprehension of what they're going through, and if I was a Comets fan I probably wouldn't come near this thread, but the dispersal draft is a near-immediate fact of WNBA life. Player movement, trades, signings and drafts are hot topics of discussion at any time, especially during the offseason, so you've got to expect this stuff to be discussed and discussed in relative detail. I think every true WNBA fan, even if they're Dream, Mystics or Sky fans, would happily give up Lyttle/Ajavon/whoever in return for having the Comets survive, but that's not an option. So we move on and discuss what we have left to discuss, while continuing to feel a great deal of sympathy for fans who've lost their team.


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I think every true WNBA fan, even if they're Dream, Mystics or Sky fans, would happily give up Lyttle/Ajavon/whoever in return for having the Comets survive, but that's not an option.


I think the Dream would even give up a player in order to have the Comets survive. Problem is, I don't think the Comets would want one. Very Happy


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eclair wrote:
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eclair wrote:
What. What.

The team's not even dead a day, and fans are picking at the carrion. That's what.


It is what it is. That's all we have. Things are sad and we're all down about it, but the world keeps spinning. A dispersal draft happens next. It's being discussed. Some people are so touchy.


It doesn't seem like too many people are too down about it. "Oh, it makes me so sad! Poor Comets! What's in it for me?"

Touch this.


Yes by all means take out your anger on fans of other teams who have expressed MUCH regret and sadness in other threads about the demise of the comets. How appropriate of you.

Come on. Be mad at Comets owners and management, the ones who killed the Comets. There isn't any point in hating on fans of other teams who simply would like to see their own teams improve.



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Come on. Be mad at Comets owners and management, the ones who killed the Comets. There isn't any point in hating on fans of other teams who simply would like to see their own teams improve.


Killed the Comets? You are made because a business owner couldn't afford the team? Why don't you try being mad at season ticket holders who wouldn't renew over the years?


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I think every true WNBA fan, even if they're Dream, Mystics or Sky fans, would happily give up Lyttle/Ajavon/whoever in return for having the Comets survive, but that's not an option.

I'll give up Erin Thorn!

petrel wrote:
I think the Dream would even give up a player in order to have the Comets survive. Problem is, I don't think the Comets would want one. Very Happy

Good one. Laughing The Dream have some good players, just not a good GM/Coach. Wink

Joking aside, since there is an impending dispersal draft, the others teams have little time to mourn because it's their job to make the most of the situation and try to improve with whatever is left of the Comets. I would just expect a little more from the fans, but whatever, to each their own.
I do wonder if TT will bother coming back though...



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I'll give up Erin Thorn!

Oddly enough, that might be the end result anyway. New York will probably end up with Roneeka Hodges or Renae Camino, either of whom could take Thorn's spot (especially if they find some kind of assistant-esque position for Thorn in lieu of a roster spot).


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I'm going going to Say that TT will go to USUNN. I thought we had a good chance before this news. They have the money and TT could be enough to get them a title, finally!



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And again, why exactly would a Liberty fan be after another post? Okay, say we get Snow somehow. Janel moves to the four, fine. Cathrine moves to the bench, fine. So now we have to find minutes for Cathrine, Tiffany, Jessica, and Erlana? Yeah, okay, no.


Or Cat moves to somebody else's bench. If E steps up and gives us consistency at the 2, we don't have any immediate needs. Snow makes us better in the post, so we might as well make a run. We've got all the cap space in the world. Go after Thompson too, what the hell? I know this concept of a deep bench and strong 11 player rotation sounds crazy, but it IS legal to have such a thing.


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I'm going going to Say that TT will go to USUNN. I thought we had a good chance before this news. They have the money and TT could be enough to get them a title, finally!


You know i was thinkin the same thing..


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Come on. Be mad at Comets owners and management, the ones who killed the Comets. There isn't any point in hating on fans of other teams who simply would like to see their own teams improve.


Killed the Comets? You are made because a business owner couldn't afford the team? Why don't you try being mad at season ticket holders who wouldn't renew over the years?


Okay. I suggest being mad at those people as well. LOL.



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Hmm. TT would be nice. So would a title.


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Condolence goes out to the Comets fan and those who enjoy the WNBA, it's a sad day for the league. Sad

I can see the Mystics selecting Matee Ajavon in the dispersal draft and signing free agent Michelle Snow in January. The Mystics are under the Salary Cap and they need a Center bad. Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


Hmmm, Langhorne or Humphrey in a Lynx uniform?


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I hate to be a killjoy here...or whatever word I'm looking for...but this thread kinda reminds me of debating over who gets the old man's mansion and Ferrari before the body is even cold.

I don't know if anyone else feels this way, but I'm still too deep into the mourning stage to even worry about what player goes where at this point. I honestly wish they'd wait a couple weeks before they do the dispersal draft.

I think that's the first time ever I've used the word Ferrari in a post on the internet. Wow.


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One thing I've learned in my life is, you have no fucking idea what any other person is feeling at any time about any situation. It's wise not to speculate. None of us are happy. Has anybody said, "fucking hooray, I've been dying to get (Sancho Lyttle/Michelle Snow/Tina Thompson) even at the expense of the most storied franchise in the league!"? Because I missed that post.


I agree. And I feel down about what happened to Houston. If it was my team I would be even more upset. But the reality is that the dispersal draft happens next, and soon. Which makes it worthy of discussion. As a Lib fan I would love for them to do anything and everything within reason to try to acquire Sancho. But I am still sad about Houston and would prefer them to stay. Like you said though, it is what it is.


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jimmyk wrote:
I hate to be a killjoy here...or whatever word I'm looking for...but this thread kinda reminds me of debating over who gets the old man's mansion and Ferrari before the body is even cold.

I don't know if anyone else feels this way, but I'm still too deep into the mourning stage to even worry about what player goes where at this point. I honestly wish they'd wait a couple weeks before they do the dispersal draft.

I think that's the first time ever I've used the word Ferrari in a post on the internet. Wow.


I'm with you, jimmyk. Having just lost the NBA team I've followed since 1977, I'm a little dumbfounded at the gleeful Comet-shopping going on here. And perhaps the wound from last year before the Storm were resurrected--when everybody was claiming Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson for their teams--is still a bit fresh.

And, um, Lamborghini!



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And again, why exactly would a Liberty fan be after another post? Okay, say we get Snow somehow. Janel moves to the four, fine. Cathrine moves to the bench, fine. So now we have to find minutes for Cathrine, Tiffany, Jessica, and Erlana? Yeah, okay, no.

I find the league's timing rather abrupt, which suggests to me that they knew this was coming. Maybe that's why Hirsh was trying to distract us with happy shiny links about heartwarming people.


I want no part of Snow myself, even though I think she is better than others think. But like you said, Tiff is developing, and to me Snow only hinders that. And her inconsistency and propensity for dumb fouls would not be worth it even if she brings some positives to the table.

There's only one post that I want who might be attainable via trade. Lyttle. She would give the Lib the rebounding monster that they need. How? Don't know. Janel's untouchable in a deal like that, and Christon could only go in a combo deal or three-way deal where the Lib get perimeter help in return.


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I am so sorry Comets fans for your loss. I've always enjoyed watching the Comets play their game. They were exciting and proud champions! The Comets have left us with wonderful memories of great players. It's a sad time indeed whenever we lose a team. I still miss the Portland Fire, the Miami Sol, and the Rockers. What's going to happen with their championship banners and such?


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I honestly think the following players will simply retire - S. Johnson, Mabika, Dixon & Thompson.



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toad455 wrote:
I honestly think the following players will simply retire - S. Johnson, Mabika, Dixon & Thompson.


Mwadi Mabika will, unless she gets a miracle this off season and she is able to get 100% healthy

Tina Thompson is still up in the air, because she has talked about it for a few years now, but I think this happening would be the perfect reason for her to use to officially retire from the WNBA

Shannon Johnson and Tamecka Dixon I think will wait till after the Dispersal Draft to see who they are picked by, if they are picked and go from there



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jimmyk wrote:
I hate to be a killjoy here...or whatever word I'm looking for...but this thread kinda reminds me of debating over who gets the old man's mansion and Ferrari before the body is even cold.

I don't know if anyone else feels this way, but I'm still too deep into the mourning stage to even worry about what player goes where at this point. I honestly wish they'd wait a couple weeks before they do the dispersal draft.

I think that's the first time ever I've used the word Ferrari in a post on the internet. Wow.


I'm with you, jimmyk. Having just lost the NBA team I've followed since 1977, I'm a little dumbfounded at the gleeful Comet-shopping going on here. And perhaps the wound from last year before the Storm were resurrected--when everybody was claiming Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson for their teams--is still a bit fresh.

And, um, Lamborghini!


I'm sorry, but once again, I fail to see any fucking glee. I see realism. You're a couple self righteous sissies. This is almost the same as dividing an estate. And I feel the same way about that. I have a 91 year old aunt. The reality is her days are numbered. We're splitting the estate 6 ways and will have to put the house on the market immediately to sell and pay the taxes because the land is worth a lot, it's industrially zoned now and it's 3/4 of the estate. This shit is all just part of life. It's fucking hard and it fucking sucks, but it's JUST THE WAY THINGS GO. You cry, you mourn your loss, you take a few days off work to figure everything out. But most importantly, you put one foot in front of the other and you KEEP LIVING and you DO WHAT COMES NEXT.


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PostPosted: 12/02/08 11:24 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

toad455 wrote:
I honestly think the following players will simply retire - S. Johnson, Mabika, Dixon & Thompson.

Mabika's game retired about 4 years ago, so it'd be about time for the person to follow. I wouldn't be so sure about the other three, all of whom can still contribute if they're healthy.


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Richyyy wrote:
toad455 wrote:
I honestly think the following players will simply retire - S. Johnson, Mabika, Dixon & Thompson.

Mabika's game retired about 4 years ago, so it'd be about time for the person to follow. I wouldn't be so sure about the other three, all of whom can still contribute if they're healthy.


when healthy Mwadi Mabika can still play and provide some decent minutes off the bench, unfortunately she hasn't been healthy and as I posted previous if her health doesn't improve I think she will retire



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smenko wrote:
I am so sorry Comets fans for your loss. I've always enjoyed watching the Comets play their game. They were exciting and proud champions! The Comets have left us with wonderful memories of great players. It's a sad time indeed whenever we lose a team. I still miss the Portland Fire, the Miami Sol, and the Rockers. What's going to happen with their championship banners and such?


Smenko, the original banners and uniforms were still hanging in the rafters of the Toyota Center as of last week...I'm going to a Rockets game tomorrow night and will check to see if they are still there.

As for the comments of JimmyK, BCBG, and eclair, I understand exactly what you are saying. As a loyal, supporting STH of the Houston Comets from 1998 through 2008, it hurts to watch people divvy up the property (players) while the body (team) is still warm. It has been only one day since it was announced. So to take a couple days of observance shouldn't be too much to ask. Later this week would have been more respectful to the Comets fans to discuss the dispersal draft.

Thank you, JimmyK, BCBG, and eclair for your respect toward the Comets fans at a sad time for us. And thank you to all the fans who have expressed their condolences to the Comets' fans too.


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I'm sorry, but once again, I fail to see any fucking glee. I see realism. You're a couple self righteous sissies. This is almost the same as dividing an estate. And I feel the same way about that. I have a 91 year old aunt. The reality is her days are numbered. We're splitting the estate 6 ways and will have to put the house on the market immediately to sell and pay the taxes because the land is worth a lot, it's industrially zoned now and it's 3/4 of the estate. This shit is all just part of life. It's fucking hard and it fucking sucks, but it's JUST THE WAY THINGS GO. You cry, you mourn your loss, you take a few days off work to figure everything out. But most importantly, you put one foot in front of the other and you KEEP LIVING and you DO WHAT COMES NEXT.


That post is, um, interesting.



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PattyforPresident wrote:


I'm sorry, but once again, I fail to see any fucking glee. I see realism. You're a couple self righteous sissies. This is almost the same as dividing an estate. And I feel the same way about that. I have a 91 year old aunt. The reality is her days are numbered. We're splitting the estate 6 ways and will have to put the house on the market immediately to sell and pay the taxes because the land is worth a lot, it's industrially zoned now and it's 3/4 of the estate. This shit is all just part of life. It's fucking hard and it fucking sucks, but it's JUST THE WAY THINGS GO. You cry, you mourn your loss, you take a few days off work to figure everything out. But most importantly, you put one foot in front of the other and you KEEP LIVING and you DO WHAT COMES NEXT.


That post is, um, interesting.


Look, I'm just making a point. Jimmyk drew the comparison. This isn't the same as, "oh boy, thank God the jerk's dead! I call the Ferrari," but it's kind of the same thing as dividing an estate. Either way, that's life and it's what you do next.


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eclair wrote:
PattyforPresident wrote:


I'm sorry, but once again, I fail to see any fucking glee. I see realism. You're a couple self righteous sissies. This is almost the same as dividing an estate. And I feel the same way about that. I have a 91 year old aunt. The reality is her days are numbered. We're splitting the estate 6 ways and will have to put the house on the market immediately to sell and pay the taxes because the land is worth a lot, it's industrially zoned now and it's 3/4 of the estate. This shit is all just part of life. It's fucking hard and it fucking sucks, but it's JUST THE WAY THINGS GO. You cry, you mourn your loss, you take a few days off work to figure everything out. But most importantly, you put one foot in front of the other and you KEEP LIVING and you DO WHAT COMES NEXT.


That post is, um, interesting.


I actually found that post kind of inspiring.


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SportsGuru wrote:
Shades wrote:
SportsGuru wrote:
Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


With what?


I don't want to really get into a Mystics off season trade in this thread. The Mystics could be creative trading Ajavon or some of their current players or draft picks for players from other WNBA teams.


The Lynx don't need Ajavon.


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Shades wrote:
SportsGuru wrote:
Shades wrote:
SportsGuru wrote:
Also, I can see the Mystics trading for Harding or Quinn.


With what?


I don't want to really get into a Mystics off season trade in this thread. The Mystics could be creative trading Ajavon or some of their current players or draft picks for players from other WNBA teams.


The Lynx don't need Ajavon.


Where was it said Ajavon might be going to the Lynx ?


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