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PostPosted: 03/01/15 5:13 pm    ::: Down and Dirty with Devereaux Reply Reply with quote

Dev Peters has started a new project. She doing a youtube show to give people insights on women's basketball.

Her first couple of vids will be about overseas stuff. She needs views..... check her out....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0f8sP2_UiM

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PostPosted: 03/01/15 6:05 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Oh dear. I can't believe she played with a torn meniscus! I would expect that out of Russia but not the Italian league!


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PostPosted: 03/01/15 7:24 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

LosLynxAngeles wrote:
Oh dear. I can't believe she played with a torn meniscus! I would expect that out of Russia but not the Italian league!


Why? I've never heard of players in Russia being forced to play on injuries, I believe in September the Russia team wanted Candace Parker to have surgery and that's why she pulled out of the World Championships, and back in 2004 DeLisha Milton-Jones was playing in Russia and her Russian team paid for her to go to the best doctor and have a procedure done so she didn't have to have surgery so she could play in the Olympics (it didn't workout in the end).



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PostPosted: 03/01/15 7:46 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

This is awesome. I actually busted out laughing a few times.

"My team had me. We were pretty awful."

Dev has such a wonderful personality and it really shines through as she speaks.



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PostPosted: 03/01/15 7:50 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

GEF34 wrote:
LosLynxAngeles wrote:
Oh dear. I can't believe she played with a torn meniscus! I would expect that out of Russia but not the Italian league!


Why? I've never heard of players in Russia being forced to play on injuries, I believe in September the Russia team wanted Candace Parker to have surgery and that's why she pulled out of the World Championships, and back in 2004 DeLisha Milton-Jones was playing in Russia and her Russian team paid for her to go to the best doctor and have a procedure done so she didn't have to have surgery so she could play in the Olympics (it didn't workout in the end).


okay I mean the lower level russian teams. UMMC, Dynamo and Spartak are at a different level of money and resources.


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PostPosted: 03/01/15 8:10 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

This was great! I'll continue to watch.


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PostPosted: 03/01/15 8:15 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I enjoyed that. She's a natural. Thanks for the heads-up, Annie Smile



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PostPosted: 03/01/15 8:17 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

justintyme wrote:
This is awesome. I actually busted out laughing a few times.

"My team had me. We were pretty awful."

Dev has such a wonderful personality and it really shines through as she speaks.


This. Love her!


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PostPosted: 03/01/15 8:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Wow - that's pretty much an indictment of the way basketball is run overseas. You get paid a lot more -------if they get around to paying you. I recall an NBA player (Brandon Jenkins, I think, who played overseas because he didn't want to go to college) saying similar sort of things (one example - the heat was turned off in your apartment if they didn't like the way you played.)

Of course, this may be only some "bad apples", but sounds pretty bad.


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PostPosted: 03/01/15 8:51 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

LosLynxAngeles wrote:
GEF34 wrote:
LosLynxAngeles wrote:
Oh dear. I can't believe she played with a torn meniscus! I would expect that out of Russia but not the Italian league!


Why? I've never heard of players in Russia being forced to play on injuries, I believe in September the Russia team wanted Candace Parker to have surgery and that's why she pulled out of the World Championships, and back in 2004 DeLisha Milton-Jones was playing in Russia and her Russian team paid for her to go to the best doctor and have a procedure done so she didn't have to have surgery so she could play in the Olympics (it didn't workout in the end).


okay I mean the lower level russian teams. UMMC, Dynamo and Spartak are at a different level of money and resources.


Has there been any evidence, or players coming out about being forced to play while being injured? I haven't heard of any players talk about being forced to play with injuries, but of course I haven't heard from every player who has played in Russia. I'm not disagreeing with you, just wondering how you got this assumption or know this happens.



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PostPosted: 03/01/15 9:20 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

GEF34 wrote:
LosLynxAngeles wrote:
GEF34 wrote:
LosLynxAngeles wrote:
Oh dear. I can't believe she played with a torn meniscus! I would expect that out of Russia but not the Italian league!


Why? I've never heard of players in Russia being forced to play on injuries, I believe in September the Russia team wanted Candace Parker to have surgery and that's why she pulled out of the World Championships, and back in 2004 DeLisha Milton-Jones was playing in Russia and her Russian team paid for her to go to the best doctor and have a procedure done so she didn't have to have surgery so she could play in the Olympics (it didn't workout in the end).


okay I mean the lower level russian teams. UMMC, Dynamo and Spartak are at a different level of money and resources.


Has there been any evidence, or players coming out about being forced to play while being injured? I haven't heard of any players talk about being forced to play with injuries, but of course I haven't heard from every player who has played in Russia. I'm not disagreeing with you, just wondering how you got this assumption or know this happens.


I guess I have a commy russia kinda feeling about everything that goes on in Russia. Not sure why though but they seem to pay the highest salaries!


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PostPosted: 03/02/15 11:28 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

This what great, thanks for the post! Im a new subscriber of Dev Now All because of this post!



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PostPosted: 03/02/15 11:30 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

WNBA 09 wrote:
This what great, thanks for the post! Im a new subscriber of Dev Now All because of this post!


Awesome. I hope she'll be able to kept up her episodes during the W season. I know she'll be busy, but it should be fun.


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PostPosted: 03/02/15 11:37 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ChicagoAnnie wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
This what great, thanks for the post! Im a new subscriber of Dev Now All because of this post!


Awesome. I hope she'll be able to kept up her episodes during the W season. I know she'll be busy, but it should be fun.


I know right! This is like the bare naked truth behind the scenes of WBB. At least the W pays on time everytime lol



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PostPosted: 04/13/15 11:46 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GGm1syX39k

Dev talks more about how she feels about players leaving college early.


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PostPosted: 04/13/15 3:48 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Cheney is doing something like this. I'm glad to hear what these women really think about these topics.


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PostPosted: 04/13/15 9:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Interesting. I sat and watched the whole video. I usually don't have the attention span for that.


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PostPosted: 01/26/18 6:06 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I don't think she'll be back in Indiana

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PostPosted: 01/26/18 7:41 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

And you don't have to watch all 11 minutes to find out why. Pretty clear after just one minute.



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