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PostPosted: 04/17/17 8:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

myrtle wrote:
Michelle89 wrote:
I didnt see the game from UMMC for the 3rd place. Did Taurasi play?


five minutes in the first half. She made a couple of quick baskets then disappeared. I didn't see when/what happened.


I watched it to see how Dupree is looking for the Fever (good is the answer haha). She got knocked by Xargay, fell and grimaced when she got up, and kept playing until she was subbed out and went back to the lockerroom. The camera showed her back on the bench at some point in the 3rd Quarter but she didn't play again.


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PostPosted: 04/18/17 8:36 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

From Mercury Twitter:

Phoenix Mercury‏Verified account @PhoenixMercury 16h16 hours ago

One-of-a-kind announcement coming today at 5pm. First to find out will be fans with the Mercury App. Don’t miss out! Download your app NOW!


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PostPosted: 04/18/17 2:23 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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From Mercury Twitter:

Phoenix Mercury‏Verified account @PhoenixMercury 16h16 hours ago

One-of-a-kind announcement coming today at 5pm. First to find out will be fans with the Mercury App. Don’t miss out! Download your app NOW!


That was the Brondello announcement yesterday (about Sandy being the new Opals coach).


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PostPosted: 04/19/17 10:22 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

2017 PHOENIX MERCURY PRE-TRAINING CAMP ROSTER:

PG: DANIELLE ROBINSON, LEILANI MITCHELL, Yvonne Turner
SG: DIANA TAURASI, Alex HARDEN, Shay MURPHY
SF: STEPHANIE TALBOT, Alexis PRINCE, Sophie Bruner, Danielle McCray
PF: CAMILLE LITTLE, Emma CANNON, Katherine Plouffe
C: BRITNEY GRINER, CAYLA GEORGE, Jillian ALLEYNE

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Positions are interchangeable.
FIRST AND LAST NAMES IN CAPS DENOTES LOCK.
LAST NAME ONLY IN CAPS DENOTES LIKELY TO MAKE FINAL ROSTER.
Name in lower case denotes training camp player fighting for spot.
Very subject to change.



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PostPosted: 04/19/17 10:32 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Miah Spencer signed by PHX.

I'm getting a little uncomfortable that PHX is using some of my recommendations: Yvonne Turner, Alexis Prince, and now Spencer.

I don't suppose Spencer has a chance, right?



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PostPosted: 04/19/17 10:47 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

My attempt to get Spencer on the final roster


Robinson/Mitchell/Spencer - Turner may arrive late giving Spencer a chance to make an early impression. Keep 3 PGs for DRob insurance
Taurasi/Harden
Murphy/Talbot/Prince
Little/George
Griner/Bone

Too much in the G/F area and not enough posts


Weak in SF
Weak in PF
Not tanking?

Drop a SF instead of Alleyne?

How come I'm still feeling a Bone for Langhorne trade?



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PostPosted: 04/19/17 11:06 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Phoenix Mercury Release Local TV Broadcast Schedule

http://mercury.wnba.com/news/phoenix-mercury-release-local-tv-broadcast-schedule/

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Phoenix Mercury today announced its 2017 local television broadcast schedule, which will allow fans to view eight regular season games on the team’s exclusive local television partner, FOX Sports Arizona, or FOX Sports Arizona Plus. Between the local broadcasts and two nationally-televised games on ESPN2, the Mercury will be on television 10 times in 2017 (six home, four road), and the team’s remaining 11 home games will air via WNBA League Pass, the WNBA’s exclusive streaming service available on WNBA.com and PhoenixMercury.com.



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PostPosted: 04/20/17 9:48 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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My attempt to get Spencer on the final roster


Robinson/Mitchell/Spencer - Turner may arrive late giving Spencer a chance to make an early impression. Keep 3 PGs for DRob insurance
Taurasi/Harden
Murphy/Talbot/Prince
Little/George
Griner/Bone

Too much in the G/F area and not enough posts


Weak in SF
Weak in PF
Not tanking?

Drop a SF instead of Alleyne?

How come I'm still feeling a Bone for Langhorne trade?


I might drop a SF, but probably more inclined to drop a PG because Diana can fill in there if needed.



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Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.



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PostPosted: 04/21/17 8:06 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.


any links ? I follow her on twitter waiting for her to annouce . This could hurt her in the future , idk what galaxy she lives on but shes not Diana or Angel . This could spell the end of her WNBA career if or once shes forgotten.



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PostPosted: 04/21/17 10:02 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.


Taking the year off, or getting out of sight so people can forget her tendency to say the kinds of things that set bridges on fire?



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PostPosted: 04/25/17 12:20 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Phoenix Mercury turns page with roster transformation

http://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/wnba/mercury/2017/04/24/phoenix-mercury-turns-page-roster-transformation/306158001/


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Retired Penny Taylor is now director of player development. DeWanna Bonner is expecting her first child and out this season. Candice Dupree was traded.


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Nine of 17 on the training-camp roster participated in Monday's practice, run by assistant coach Julie Hairgrove. The others still are playing overseas and will be here at the latest by May 8.


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"I've played against a lot of these players, I've known them for years," Little said. "I'm really excited to be here and looking forward to a great summer. As soon as I knew I was coming, I've been counting down the days to get here."


Couldn't wait to get away from Connecticut Smile

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Of teaming with 6-9 Griner, Little said, "It's going to be a great dynamic. Now she's not going to be blocking my shot. I'll actually be passing her the ball. Hopefully I can knock some shots down and keep the floor spaced then they can't double BG (Griner). It's going to be a really tough combination to guard."


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"The biggest thing right now for me is just getting over the mental part," Alleyne said. "That's more than half the battle, just remembering I'm healed and can do everything that I could do before. The biggest thing is continue to build strength in my left leg."


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"I'm learning a lot every minute," Brunner said. "It's a great opportunity. It's going to be pretty hard to make the team, but I'm just thankful to be here and trying to make it as long as I can."


Weird that they'd rather talk about Brunner than Prince. Homers

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Mercury training camp

Players in camp: C/F Jillian Alleyne, F Sophie Brunner, G Alex Harden, F Camille Little, F Danielle McCray, F Katherine Plouffe, G Alexis Prince, G Miah Spencer, G Stephanie Talbot.

Players still overseas: F Emma Cannon, F/C Cayla George, C Brittney Griner, G Leilani Mitchell, G Shay Murphy, G Danielle Robinson, G Diana Taurasi, G Yvonne Turner.

Preseason games: at Seattle, May 3; Seattle, May 7.

Regular season opener: Dallas, May 14.



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https://www.instagram.com/p/BTUgHcIBxGf/?taken-by=wnbahoopz


I so wish she could play just 1 more year ugh #PFTTTTTTTTTT



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PostPosted: 04/26/17 12:18 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

mb1 wrote:
Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.


In other words no one including the Mercury wanted her back so she's trying to pass it off as 'I'm taking the year off' lol.

And about Camille Little counting down the days til she got to PHX, whatever girlfriend, if she had stayed in CT this summer, her Sun team would have had a better winning record than the Mercury are going to have this summer. The Sun also have a much better chance at getting into the playoffs than the Mercury who will bottom out this year. They return two starters, got Little who does, well, very little, a point guard coming off a season ending torn ACL, and a bench full of rookies and nobodies. Lol.

Personally I'm glad the Sun got rid of her. Lynetta Kizer is 50x the player Little is.


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PostPosted: 04/26/17 2:54 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Ay Mate wrote:
mb1 wrote:
Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.


In other words no one including the Mercury wanted her back so she's trying to pass it off as 'I'm taking the year off' lol.

And about Camille Little counting down the days til she got to PHX, whatever girlfriend, if she had stayed in CT this summer, her Sun team would have had a better winning record than the Mercury are going to have this summer. The Sun also have a much better chance at getting into the playoffs than the Mercury who will bottom out this year. They return two starters, got Little who does, well, very little, a point guard coming off a season ending torn ACL, and a bench full of rookies and nobodies. Lol.

Personally I'm glad the Sun got rid of her. Lynetta Kizer is 50x the player Little is.


The Sun had a 14-20 record last season and that was WITH Chiney.. So their chances to have a good record themselves is not that great.

Having Taurasi and Griner is still better then having Bentley and Jones..



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PostPosted: 04/26/17 4:16 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I really like this phoenix roster...with the addition of D.Robinson/Mitchell,and absence of Bonner,the mercury will be a more disciplined basketball team.Taurasi/Griner will be the definitive #1/#2 options.If D.Robinson returns to her pre-injury form,phoenix will have one of the better "Big 3's" in the league.The lost of Taylor on the court will be huge,but her addition to the coaching staff will be great for the players,especially Alexis Prince.Ridding themselves of Dupree is addition by subtraction.The defense will automatically improve,and Griner by default will become the #1 post option.If Phoenix can somehow package Bone for a quality bench player,i'd give them a legit shot at winning the championship.Minnesota is still the favorite,followed by LA.


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PostPosted: 04/27/17 12:08 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Not certain I'm as optimistic as Zune, yet the Mercury will be much better than most are predicting.



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PostPosted: 04/27/17 8:36 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

The merc have been so unpredictable these last few years . Being predicted anywhere from #1 -3 and finishing #8 and or underachieving . So now that we predict they be in the bottom tier or middle of the pack watch they end up top 2 Laughing Diana for MVP 2017 last hoorah !



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It may be that Penny Taylor has as a lot of value as a coach/adviser ... but again, just because a player is popular and skilled does not mean she automatically will be a good coach.



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PostPosted: 04/27/17 9:43 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Michelle89 wrote:
Ay Mate wrote:
mb1 wrote:
Don't think Bone will be playing this year...taking the year off.


In other words no one including the Mercury wanted her back so she's trying to pass it off as 'I'm taking the year off' lol.

And about Camille Little counting down the days til she got to PHX, whatever girlfriend, if she had stayed in CT this summer, her Sun team would have had a better winning record than the Mercury are going to have this summer. The Sun also have a much better chance at getting into the playoffs than the Mercury who will bottom out this year. They return two starters, got Little who does, well, very little, a point guard coming off a season ending torn ACL, and a bench full of rookies and nobodies. Lol.

Personally I'm glad the Sun got rid of her. Lynetta Kizer is 50x the player Little is.


The Sun had a 14-20 record last season and that was WITH Chiney.. So their chances to have a good record themselves is not that great.

Having Taurasi and Griner is still better then having Bentley and Jones..


But last year was the year of a rookie head coach, plus Chiney had to come along very slowly, not to mention a disgruntled b**** that started out the season with the Sun who got traded for a better player albeit another rookie. Then season ending injuries just as Rachel Banham was starting to get comfortable and then Morgan Tuck missing the last couple weeks of the season. And yet they still had a very good 2nd half of the season. I'm not saying the Sun are going to make the playoffs but they have a better chance imo than the Mercury who despite what you people here think, are going to suck badly. Despite having Taurasi and Griner, who else do they have? No one. The Sun have a better roster as long as the rest of the team can stay off the injured list.


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PostPosted: 04/27/17 11:33 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I'm curious how Alleyne is doing in camp. Is she totally over the injury? She's been ping ponged back and forth so it will be interesting to see if she can actually contribute at this level.



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PostPosted: 04/27/17 11:47 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

myrtle wrote:
I'm curious how Alleyne is doing in camp. Is she totally over the injury? She's been ping ponged back and forth so it will be interesting to see if she can actually contribute at this level.


She wears a heavy brace and her knee scar is nasty.



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PostPosted: 04/27/17 12:19 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ClayK wrote:
It may be that Penny Taylor has as a lot of value as a coach/adviser ... but again, just because a player is popular and skilled does not mean she automatically will be a good coach.


True but when a player was already a coach and leader on the floor then the transistion to coach will be easier to make



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PostPosted: 04/27/17 1:41 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Michelle89 wrote:
ClayK wrote:
It may be that Penny Taylor has as a lot of value as a coach/adviser ... but again, just because a player is popular and skilled does not mean she automatically will be a good coach.


True but when a player was already a coach and leader on the floor then the transistion to coach will be easier to make


One would think that would be the case, but the Phoenix Mercury have first hand history that a leader on the floor does not necessarily turn into a great - or even a good - head coach.
#CynthiaCooper


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CamrnCrz1974 wrote:
Michelle89 wrote:
ClayK wrote:
It may be that Penny Taylor has as a lot of value as a coach/adviser ... but again, just because a player is popular and skilled does not mean she automatically will be a good coach.


True but when a player was already a coach and leader on the floor then the transistion to coach will be easier to make


One would think that would be the case, but the Phoenix Mercury have first hand history that a leader on the floor does not necessarily turn into a great - or even a good - head coach.
#CynthiaCooper


True but there are a lot of differences between players like PFT, Hammon and then Cooper



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I think there's too much cognitive dissonance about the Merc. It's kinda like the LeBron Cavs being under .500 for a couple of months. How? WHY?? It's not possible?!


Remains to be seen ... but losing 3 Olympians and 2 more All-Stars, and yet I bet it's even money, they do better this year. If they got 2 borderline starter / 3rd in a rotation SGs around 5'9" ... look out. They'd be returning to basketball reality. Make 1 wear a jersey with the name KellyM1 on it, and the other wear KellyM2. We don't know who you are, but the team is doing better. OK. Or bring Briana Butler back (as a for-instance).


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PostPosted: 04/28/17 3:30 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Five-on-Five with Coach Penny Taylor

http://mercury.wnba.com/news/five-five-coach-penny-taylor/


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Five Reasons To Watch The Mercury Work This Season

http://www.wnba.com/news/five-reasons-watch-mercury-work-season/


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I read in an article on the Summitt that Bass is planning on returning after the All Star Break. How would this shake things up? Would the Mercury want her back?



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A Prince posted rather tasty numbers, against some Storm experienced players.

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2017 PHOENIX MERCURY PRE-SEASON ROSTER:

PG: DANIELLE ROBINSON, LEILANI MITCHELL, Yvonne Turner, Miah Spencer
SG: DIANA TAURASI, Shay MURPHY, Danielle McCray
SF: STEPHANIE TALBOT, Alexis PRINCE, Alex HARDEN, Sophie Bruner
PF: CAMILLE LITTLE, Emma CANNON, Katherine Plouffe
C: BRITNEY GRINER, CAYLA GEORGE, Jillian ALLEYNE

NOTES:
Positions are interchangeable.
FIRST AND LAST NAMES IN CAPS DENOTES LOCK.
LAST NAME ONLY IN CAPS DENOTES LIKELY TO MAKE FINAL ROSTER.
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PostPosted: 05/05/17 7:01 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I see Griner has been working on her shooting, as her coaches requested



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Gives new meaning to the Mercury being a "run and gun" team.


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Five-on-Five with Shay Murphy

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I didn’t really have a rush to get back. I wanted to really take some time to recover and actually enjoy L.A., enjoy the time off because playing year round for WNBA, overseas, seven years in a row was a lot. It was kind of like a bitter sweet, blessing in disguise. I was able to get more involved at my church, spend time with family and just work on little things that I don’t have time to work on during the offseason.
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I actually feel better than I have felt in my whole life and just more confident, more secure, and do things, make the right reads. Play more control in the half court.


http://mercury.wnba.com/news/five-five-shay-murphy/



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Spencer, Alleyne, and Harden (injury) were cut. Turner should make team. Leaves McCray, Brunner, and Plouffe competing for one spot. Heart says Brunner, gut suspects McCray.


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The gut feeling is not due to thinking McCray played better...just guessing Jim may go with experience. Hoping and thinking it should be Sophie.


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2017 PHOENIX MERCURY PRE-SEASON ROSTER:

PG: DANIELLE ROBINSON, LEILANI MITCHELL, Yvonne Turner, Miah Spencer
SG: DIANA TAURASI, Shay MURPHY, Danielle McCray
SF: STEPHANIE TALBOT, Alexis PRINCE, Alex HARDEN, Sophie Bruner
PF: CAMILLE LITTLE, Emma CANNON, Katherine Plouffe
C: BRITNEY GRINER, CAYLA GEORGE, Jillian ALLEYNE

NOTES:
Positions are interchangeable.
FIRST AND LAST NAMES IN CAPS DENOTES LOCK.
LAST NAME ONLY IN CAPS DENOTES LIKELY TO MAKE FINAL ROSTER.
Name in lower case denotes training camp player fighting for spot.
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2017 PHOENIX MERCURY PROJECTED ROSTER:

PG: DANIELLE ROBINSON, LEILANI MITCHELL, Yvonne Turner
SG: DIANA TAURASI, Shay MURPHY
SF: STEPHANIE TALBOT, Alexis PRINCE, Sophie Brunner
PF: CAMILLE LITTLE, Emma CANNON
C: BRITNEY GRINER, CAYLA GEORGE

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Cannon and George could flip positions.



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Really unfortunate injury for Harden. Cling on to the end of the roster for a couple of years, then when the stars in front of you finally start to get out of the way you get hurt. I'm not convinced she's actually much good, but she was going to have a chance to show one way or the other.

This team still looks desperately thin. It's funny, Taurasi and Griner have come home from playing for a Euro powerhouse, and are now on a team that looks a lot like the mid-level Euro teams instead - enough money to pay the top two or three import stars, before filling out the roster with whatever the hell else they can find on the cheap.



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Mercury waive Miah Spencer, Jillian Alleyne, Danielle McCray, Katherine Plouffe & Alex Harden. Harden will have shoulder surgery this week.



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Mercury waive Miah Spencer, Jillian Alleyne, Danielle McCray, Katherine Plouffe & Alex Harden. Harden will have shoulder surgery this week.

So barring trades or extra pickups, they're our first team finished.



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PostPosted: 05/07/17 10:56 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

pretty cool that Bruner made the team. I didn't expect that.



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myrtle wrote:
pretty cool that Brunner made the team. I didn't expect that.


It kinda has the "forgive us for tanking but at least we gave you an ASU player to cheer for" kinda feel to it.

Disappointed with the Spencer cut. There have been worse-performing rookies keeping their jobs.



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Shades wrote:
myrtle wrote:
pretty cool that Brunner made the team. I didn't expect that.


It kinda has the "forgive us for tanking but at least we gave you an ASU player to cheer for" kinda feel to it.

Disappointed with the Spencer cut. There have been worse-performing rookies keeping their jobs.


Nobody gave us anything, Sophie Brunner is a solid player! I was not surprised she made the cut with the Mercury, I was more surprised she didn't get drafted!, she had a great career at ASU, glad she got a shot and she made the most of it!


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As a P12 opponent, we always called her 'Big Shot Bruner'. I didn't think she was extra-ordinarily skilled, but had the heart of a Lion and would somehow figure out how to win close games.



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myrtle wrote:
As a P12 opponent, we always called her 'Big Shot Bruner'. I didn't think she was extra-ordinarily skilled, but had the heart of a Lion and would somehow figure out how to win close games.


I was always impressed with her grittiness and how she managed to come up with rebounds and tough baskets against players who were bigger, faster, and stronger than she was. I doubt she'll be able to keep that up in the W for very long, but it's a nice story.



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Sophie Brunner ‘in shock’ after making WNBA roster

Boy, she's not the only one. No booyahs up in herre, other than for Prince.

http://www.journalstandard.com/sports/20170508/sophie-brunner-in-shock-after-making-wnba-roster

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Brunner was not one of the final five cuts, but she hasn’t officially made the roster yet, either. Vince Kozar, basketball communications officer for the Mercury, said rosters aren’t finalized until Thursday or Friday. The Mercury could pick up a player cut from another team’s roster, as often happens in football after final NFL cuts, and trim a player from their current roster from now until Friday.


Now this makes more sense.

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“I am pretty much 12th on the 12-woman roster, but hey, I am not complaining,” Brunner said in a phone interview this morning. “It’s still cool. They give you an apartment to live in. That’s exciting."



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Shades wrote:
myrtle wrote:
pretty cool that Brunner made the team. I didn't expect that.


It kinda has the "forgive us for tanking but at least we gave you an ASU player to cheer for" kinda feel to it.

Disappointed with the Spencer cut. There have been worse-performing rookies keeping their jobs.


Because the Mercury have never had an ASU player before right? I mean it is so clearly pandering! Rolling Eyes



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PostPosted: 05/09/17 10:52 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I was watching a Stanford/ASU game when Bruner was a freshman. She had just scored and the announcers were saying good things about her as she got back on defense around the free throw line. Then Chiney Ogwumike comes into the picture and runs into Bruner like she wasn't there. No idea if that was because Bruner had just scored on her or if there was contact on the other end that she didn't like. For some reason, the announcers ignored it and no foul was called.

Bruner appeared to be an undersized 4 in college. I don't see her playing that position in the pros and don't know that she is quick enough to play the 3. But the one highlight I saw of her with a little drive and pull up jumper in the preseason game she looked quicker than I felt she was in college. But in college, I don't recall her getting the ball 15 feet away from the basket and trying to drive as she did in the exhibition game.


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