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PostPosted: 12/10/16 8:04 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Sims should be traded, not Paris.



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PostPosted: 12/11/16 1:24 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ChicagoAnnie wrote:
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Trade Paris & Sims To SAN for #1 Pick. Draft Coates & Alexis Jones

I don't have a great Trade-this-player mind, but Dallas needs to break up the 2 "alphas" in their backcourt. Sims or Diggins must go.


I think its possible to keep both but they need a coach and a system that incorporates their talents in a way thats symbiotic.
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hyperetic wrote:
ChicagoAnnie wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
Trade Paris & Sims To SAN for #1 Pick. Draft Coates & Alexis Jones

I don't have a great Trade-this-player mind, but Dallas needs to break up the 2 "alphas" in their backcourt. Sims or Diggins must go.


I think its possible to keep both but they need a coach and a system that incorporates their talents in a way thats symbiotic.


Agreed, I think their back court can be pretty scary and they have shown it in stretches. I agree that the system is crucial but good grief they need to stay healthy (and available to play ....) and a solid small forward would help. You do wonder though why they picked up Erin last season. Maybe it was for maturity and some insurance at the guard spot with Diggins just coming back. Speaking of which, with Erin playing football, do folks think this is just an off season activity or something more?


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Viewers and 7 Action News team members help make girl's dream of meeting a WNBA player come true.

http://www.wxyz.com/news/region/detroit/viewers-and-7-action-news-team-members-help-make-girls-dream-of-meeting-a-wnba-player-come-true

Beautiful! Don't know why they showed that particular finals shot though Confused Laughing


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PostPosted: 01/19/17 4:25 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I really hope fred is working his free agency mojo. History doesnt bode well for him in free agency transactions though.



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PostPosted: 01/19/17 7:22 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Ruuuth ...

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PostPosted: 02/01/17 4:06 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

So Now that plenette Is gone WTH is fred going to do ? Glory & Paris are not a great combo .


PG - Skylar / Kiesel / Phillips / Bias
SG - Sims / Powers
SF - Christmas /Hooper
PF - Glory / #3 Pick ? (Coates or Jones )
C - Paris , Hamblin , Plessaince


SN : Whos Mimi Mungedi ? She never suited up for the wings last season but listed at 6 ft. 8 from University of Nevada ?

This team doesnt seem like its going to be any better than last year smh very upsetting .

Package Paris & Sims For a Athletic big or Trade With Washington For #2 .



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PostPosted: 02/01/17 4:22 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Luuuc wrote:
Ruuuth ...

<iframe width="854" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0gbWx5dVMFY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gbWx5dVMFY


Isn't Australia using the metric system? They said that Hamblin is "officially listed at 6'6" ".

"I'd say she'd be pushing 6'8" with her shoes on".




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tfan wrote:
Luuuc wrote:
Ruuuth ...

<iframe width="854" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/0gbWx5dVMFY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gbWx5dVMFY


Isn't Australia using the metric system? They said that Hamblin is "officially listed at 6'6" ".


To be honest in person during last season she didnt tower over the girls as one would assume a 6ft 8 player would .



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I'm guessing they're hoping Coates falls to them at #3. Might happen if Plum goes #1 & DeShields #2.



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TJJ could return.... she's doing well.

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TJJ could return.... she's doing well.

Cambage? Shocked


Not sure it's top of her priorities list atm, but you never know
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Plasaince can play some PF and stretch the floor for the guards to drive. I expect them to bring in TJJ to training camp or McCall with one of their later pics. They could trade, what about Sims for Tokashki, and KML. Or Sims for Langhorne.



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PostPosted: 02/01/17 9:47 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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I'm guessing they're hoping Coates falls to them at #3. Might happen if Plum goes #1 & DeShields #2.


If Not Coates B. Jones should be there at #3.

Osahor, McCall or Akhator will still be around at #10 or #11.


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toad455 wrote:
I'm guessing they're hoping Coates falls to them at #3. Might happen if Plum goes #1 & DeShields #2.


If Not Coates B. Jones should be there at #3.

Osahor, McCall or Akhator will still be around at #10 or #11.


Wait, Spooner. I thought you didn't want to hear about Osahor because others thought she wouldn't get drafted. Her stock must have went up quickly in your eyes Wink



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Shades wrote:
J-Spoon wrote:
toad455 wrote:
I'm guessing they're hoping Coates falls to them at #3. Might happen if Plum goes #1 & DeShields #2.


If Not Coates B. Jones should be there at #3.

Osahor, McCall or Akhator will still be around at #10 or #11.


Wait, Spooner. I thought you didn't want to hear about Osahor because others thought she wouldn't get drafted. Her stock must have went up quickly in your eyes Wink


I never said i didn't want to hear about her, I just though based on some comments that she would be a risky pick and might not really be considered possible at the next level. But I'm pretty easily influenced this time of year, and she seems like someone I can root for. I still see her as a big risk, but with the lack of bigs and her getting a lot of exposure in the light of Plum I'm sure someone will take a look at her sooner rather than later now. Heck if the Liberty want to take a shot on her at #14 I'd be cool with her as a 5th post. I still think she will be fighting an uphill battle, but she cool.


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PostPosted: 02/01/17 10:57 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Plasaince can play some PF and stretch the floor for the guards to drive. I expect them to bring in TJJ to training camp or McCall with one of their later pics. They could trade, what about Sims for Tokashki, and KML. Or Sims for Langhorne.


I consider Plaisance primarily a power forward.


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#10 for C. Little?

Variation #10 and #11 for C. Little and #13 or #16?


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#10 for C. Little?

Variation #10 and #11 for C. Little and #13 or #16?


My apologies to the Little fanatics, but I don't think she's worth upper end max, which is what Miller gave her by coring her. He's stuck with her at that price.



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It depends on the team. There are a lot of not superstar players who get max or near max deals. I think a team like Dallas, Atl, or PX who isn't in cap trouble would like to have a veteran like Little who can come off the bench, or start if someone is injured without any drop off, is good team mates, knows how to go about their business on and off the court, are good for the locker room and chemistry, know their role, all while complementing the star players. I think Little falls very much into that category along with players like T. Wright, Carson, Langhorne, Pierson, Perkins, Quigley, Zellous, Vaughn, Larkins, etc.


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Shades wrote:
J-Spoon wrote:
#10 for C. Little?

Variation #10 and #11 for C. Little and #13 or #16?


My apologies to the Little fanatics, but I don't think she's worth upper end max, which is what Miller gave her by coring her. He's stuck with her at that price.


Unless he cored her in order to keep her from jumping ship and plans to trade her. Which I doubt. It's hard to get anyone to come and play in CT so when CT trades for a veteran player, they need to core them to keep them. Plus its not like CT has anything close to salary cap issues. I love the Sun, but I really really wish the Mohegan's would fold the team and another big city market like San Francisco would buy them and relocate them there. I know the Tribe wanted a WNBA team in their casino to draw more people to play the slot machines, and that used to work when they were averaging 7-8k fans per game. But now they're only averaging around 4.5-6 fans per game. The fun is over Tribe, time to give it up and realize that having a pro sport team playing in the backwoods just doesn't work. I mean really, which top WNBA stars in their right mind would want to play in the woods? Even when the team was really successul and were going to the finals, it's players still wanted to leave.


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tfan wrote:
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Plasaince can play some PF and stretch the floor for the guards to drive. I expect them to bring in TJJ to training camp or McCall with one of their later pics. They could trade, what about Sims for Tokashki, and KML. Or Sims for Langhorne.


I consider Plaisance primarily a power forward.


i consider Plaisance a bust , last season she contributed absolutely nothing to my team .



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I would suggest trading hooper but shes our shooter and a crowd favorite so i doubt shes moving anytime soon.



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PostPosted: 02/02/17 10:29 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

i don't have a lot of hope for my Dallas squad...just looking at the roster on paper. I think the GM is too green.


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Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias


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Shades wrote:
J-Spoon wrote:
toad455 wrote:
I'm guessing they're hoping Coates falls to them at #3. Might happen if Plum goes #1 & DeShields #2.


If Not Coates B. Jones should be there at #3.

Osahor, McCall or Akhator will still be around at #10 or #11.


Wait, Spooner. I thought you didn't want to hear about Osahor because others thought she wouldn't get drafted. Her stock must have went up quickly in your eyes Wink


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PostPosted: 02/03/17 1:42 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias

Solid signing. This move should definitely put them over the hump.



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Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias

Solid signing. This move should definitely put them over the hump.



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Jet Jaguar wrote:
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Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias

Solid signing. This move should definitely put them over the hump.

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PostPosted: 02/03/17 8:01 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I am wondering if we are going to be seeing a trade demand from Diggins at some point. The Wings have just not been able to accumulate any significant talent despite many years in the lottery (although none of which provided them a #1 pick).


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I am wondering if we are going to be seeing a trade demand from Diggins at some point. The Wings have just not been able to accumulate any significant talent despite many years in the lottery (although none of which provided them a #1 pick).


She needs to have another All WNBA season first



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PostPosted: 02/04/17 1:16 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Jet Jaguar wrote:
lynxmania wrote:
Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias

Solid signing. This move should definitely put them over the hump.



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First game of #AFLW is over for Erin Phillips, and Wings fans will be pleased to know that she survived it (although she copped plenty of hits along the way as you'd expect from her). She was one of the best on ground, kicking 3 of Adelaide's 7 goals in a big win Very Happy
I expect her to feature prominently in news stories and video clips after that performance.
Former New York Liberty guard Jess Bibby also played in this game.



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Ern phillips is not that BIG OF a deal in dallas as u might assume fyi..



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Ern phillips is not that BIG OF a deal in dallas as u might assume fyi..

I wasn't assuming that. I just think it's an interesting career tangent for her and figured it was slightly relevant here.
I appreciate that the care factor is near-zero in the USA, but the launch of the football women's league here has been a pretty big deal. (Partly to my delight, but partly also to my frustration, since it is apparently a huge historic occasion that there is now a national women's sports league here. Never mind that the WNBL has been going for decades ....)



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Jet Jaguar wrote:
lynxmania wrote:
Wings re-sign Tiffany Bias

Solid signing. This move should definitely put them over the hump.


Do I detect a hint of Bias in your statement? Wink



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all this movement and still dallas has yet to make a splash. Im going to keep my fingers crossed for a draft day trade with NY & SFO



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all this movement and still dallas has yet to make a splash. Im going to keep my fingers crossed for a draft day trade with NY & SFO

The lack of action is frustrating. (Though I'm also not sure whether trading with Bill is better than doing nothing! Is there not any other GM you could aim for?)



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Luuuc wrote:
WNBA 09 wrote:
all this movement and still dallas has yet to make a splash. Im going to keep my fingers crossed for a draft day trade with NY & SFO

The lack of action is frustrating. (Though I'm also not sure whether trading with Bill is better than doing nothing! Is there not any other GM you could aim for?)



Hey if we can build a team of minors around diggins , Glory & Stokes With Powers Then Im For Anything Lets make moves Dallas NOWWWW



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If no underclassmen besides Deshields declares for the draft,dallas should entertain the thought of trading the #3 pick to chicago for Dolson & Young.The Dolson/Young additions would improve the wings defense,and add quality bench depth.Coates put up another non-impactful game against a quality opponent tonight.She got dominated by a 6'0 post player(Gabby Williams)


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Not sure why so many people think Chicago will be anxious to trade Dolson. She provides solidity at the five. I don't really think Boyette is able to play more than about 20 min/game. Dolson plays the other 20 and you have a solid post game.

And IMO there are too many ? about Diamond and anybody else available at #3 to give up so much for her anyway. I don't think I'd give Dolson/Young for #1 this year much less #3.



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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/5eed41bffd5242aaa12f142476a05590/ap-source-wings-trade-odyssey-sims-sparks-no-4-pick


O is gone , finally a move from my Wings . We now have picks #3 and 4 In the draft. PLEASEEE EARLY DECLARERS SHOW YOUR FACEEEE



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So Now We Have..............


PG - Skylar //Phillips / Bias
SG - Powers / #4 Pick ? ( SWK/ DD/ KM / ??
SF - Christmas /Hooper
PF - Glory / #3 Pick ? (Coates or Jones )
C - Paris , Hamblin , Plessaince

Getting alot younger and possibly even better ....i guess i can say good job now fred.



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If K. Mitchell declares, Dallas will likely land Coates and DeSheilds/Plum.



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Doesn't seem like the ideal trade in terms of need for LA and value for Dallas, but at least the Wings made a move. If that's all they could get then so be it I guess.

Really hoping for the draft declarations to flow now because I'm really over Dallas sucking. This is a good opportunity for them.



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I'm reeeeaaaaalllly curious as to what the locker room is like in Dallas, especially with Glory's agent always publicly talking slick about Skylar on Twitter.

Anywho, Dallas has firmly placed themselves in the lottery unless every starter stays healthy throughout the season along with Skylar and Glory playing like the all star version of themselves, then they might have a chance, but I doubt it.

I was perfectly fine with Sims and Johnson getting the boot, but that was before Diggins' knee AND Pierson leaving. Now everything is a toss up. Will we get 100% healthy Skylar? Who knows. Will Aerial improve on her rookie season? Probably not since she's had a hip injury the entire off season. Will all of these picks in this useless draft suprise us and come out guns blazing? Maybe. Can the starting lineup stay healthy? History tells us that that is a huge NO.

But, as I always say about my Bad News Wings, I hope that I'm wrong.

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I'm reeeeaaaaalllly curious as to what the locker room is like in Dallas, especially with Glory's agent always publicly talking slick about Skylar on Twitter.


I'm guessing "divided" would be a good word. That team had awful chemistry last season and if you do a little bit of digging on social media it seems as if the players were pretty clique-y. I'm not usually one to jump to such conclusions but I'd be surprised if there wasn't a real problem with Player X and Player Y not getting along here...especially given that some of them can't seem to control their twitta fingas.

Sky fans feel your pain there, btw.



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sigur3 wrote:
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I'm reeeeaaaaalllly curious as to what the locker room is like in Dallas, especially with Glory's agent always publicly talking slick about Skylar on Twitter.


I'm guessing "divided" would be a good word. That team had awful chemistry last season and if you do a little bit of digging on social media it seems as if the players were pretty clique-y. I'm not usually one to jump to such conclusions but I'd be surprised if there wasn't a real problem with Player X and Player Y not getting along here...especially given that some of them can't seem to control their twitta fingas.

Sky fans feel your pain there, btw.


Exactly, I started following Tulsa when Diggins got drafted and it was and still is very much like that. Super shady...


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Yeah, I wouldn't be surprised if clashing personalities were at least part of the reason for this trade, but even if that's the case - I'd have hoped for a better return.



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Greg Bibb's quote...

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We feel this gives us a lot of flexibility to either use the draft picks or use them to trade for another asset to help us get back to where we want to go, which is back to the WNBA playoffs," Bibb said. "I'm a big believer in you need to give up value to get value in return. Odyssey is a very talented player and I wish her the best in LA but we felt like this was the opportunity to get back to where we want to be."


....dallas is not done making trades.I believe the wings will use a combination of picks/players to acquire Dolson,Stokes,Peters,Achonwa or Bonner.


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