RebKell's Junkie Boards
Board Junkies Forums
 
Log in Register FAQ Memberlist Search RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index

2020 WNBA Mock Draft
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index » WNBA
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Richyyy



Joined: 17 Nov 2005
Posts: 21369
Location: London


Back to top
PostPosted: 08/13/19 7:58 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Having checked, the first tie-breaker is record in the immediately preceding season (i.e. for the upcoming draft, record in this season would be the tie-breaker). So given that Indiana would have to finish a game ahead of New York this season to create the tie, New York get the better odds if they're level on the two-year cumulative basis. Sorry, PUmatty.



_________________
Independent WNBA coverage: http://www.wnbalien.com/
GEF34



Joined: 23 Jul 2008
Posts: 13678
Location: Los Angeles


Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 1:15 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

I don’t remember where I read it, it was a while ago but someone mentioned that one of the reasons Sabrina Ionescu decided to go back to school was because she wanted to qualify for the Olympics 3x3. If that is the case and she does qualify or still trying to qualify (not sure of the qualifying schedule for 3x3 in 2020), could that affect her draft status, would skipping the WNBA season be a possibility if she needs to miss time to qualify or prepare for the Olympics?



_________________
DeLisha Milton-Jones is my favorite player Smile

Win or Lose LA Sparks Fan for life!!!
root_thing



Joined: 28 Apr 2007
Posts: 5110
Location: Underground


Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 1:59 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

If the regular Team USA can work around the Olympics, I don't see why 3x3 can't do the same. As far as I know, only college players have been used so far. The competition doesn't look that tough. Ionescu just won gold at the Pan Am games with Hebard, ONO, and Christyn Williams. Williams was also on the World Cup team with Alarie, Aleah Goodman, and Charli Collier. They lost in the quarterfinals. So, given Sabrina's track record, reputation, and name recognition, I'd say she is in a favorable position to make the team.



_________________
Even now by the gate with your long hair blowing
And the colors of the day that lie along your arms
You must barter your life to make sure you are living
And the crowd that has come
You give them the colors
And the bells and wind and the dream
Shades



Joined: 10 Jul 2006
Posts: 52126



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 8:44 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

GEF34 wrote:
I don’t remember where I read it, it was a while ago but someone mentioned that one of the reasons Sabrina Ionescu decided to go back to school was because she wanted to qualify for the Olympics 3x3.


It’s all speculation.



_________________
Nnekalonians 1:14 - Thou shalt not accept that which is not earned
ClayK



Joined: 11 Oct 2005
Posts: 9862



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 10:30 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Shades wrote:
GEF34 wrote:
I don’t remember where I read it, it was a while ago but someone mentioned that one of the reasons Sabrina Ionescu decided to go back to school was because she wanted to qualify for the Olympics 3x3.


It’s all speculation.


Well, except for Sabrina saying it.



_________________
Oṃ Tāre Tuttāre Ture Svāhā
myrtle



Joined: 02 May 2008
Posts: 25254



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 11:37 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

ClayK wrote:
I think Cox has a higher floor and lower ceiling than Ionescu -- though Cox's ceiling could be awfully high. She's a made-to-order professional power forward ...

Sabrina has weaknesses that may be exploitable at the next level. But she may also have strengths that more than offset those weaknesses.



agree. Io's main issue will be speed IMO. I'm not all that excited about the 2020 draft. I don't see a single one that stands out as an immediate starter. It just doesn't look all that deep.



_________________
“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.”
― Maya Angelou
root_thing



Joined: 28 Apr 2007
Posts: 5110
Location: Underground


Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 11:41 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

root_thing wrote:
If the regular Team USA can work around the Olympics, I don't see why 3x3 can't do the same. As far as I know, only college players have been used so far. The competition doesn't look that tough. Ionescu just won gold at the Pan Am games with Hebard, ONO, and Christyn Williams. Williams was also on the World Cup team with Alarie, Aleah Goodman, and Charli Collier. They lost in the quarterfinals. So, given Sabrina's track record, reputation, and name recognition, I'd say she is in a favorable position to make the team.


It does puzzle me why USA Basketball hasn't gone after pro players for the 3x3 team. Even former WNBA players not currently on rosters are probably better than college kids. When it comes to the Olympics, it's all about the medal count. A 3x3 medal is worth the same as a team medal. If I'm USA Basketball, I'd go after all the players who aren't likely to be on the regular team. 3x3 really means a lot more one-on-one. So for instance, wouldn't Diamond DeShields be hard to stop in a 3x3 game? Brittney Sykes? How many foreign defenders left off their 5x5 team are able to match up against McCowan down low? I'm assuming there should be a way to work around the WNBA schedule. Besides, if the action is primarily one-on-one, how much team chemistry do you need?

Sorry, I guess this is a little off-topic but it's relevant to the original question about Ionescu.



_________________
Even now by the gate with your long hair blowing
And the colors of the day that lie along your arms
You must barter your life to make sure you are living
And the crowd that has come
You give them the colors
And the bells and wind and the dream
Shades



Joined: 10 Jul 2006
Posts: 52126



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/14/19 8:27 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Lauren Cox watching the Wings game.



_________________
Nnekalonians 1:14 - Thou shalt not accept that which is not earned
Shades



Joined: 10 Jul 2006
Posts: 52126



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/19/19 10:35 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Two-year record tallies as of 8/19/19
WAS 42-19
SEA 41-21
CON 40-21
LAS 34-25
PHX 33-27
LVA 32-29
MIN 31-30
CHI 28-32
ATL 28-32 | 8 games remaining. Current 10.4% chance at #1; 14.5% chance at #2
DAL 24-37 | 7 games remaining. Current 17.8% chance at #1; 23.0% chance at #2
NYL 15-45 | 8 games remaining.
IND 15-45 | 8 games remaining.

Current lottery team

Current 27.6% chance at #1; 31.0% chance at #2
Current 44.2% chance at #1; 31.5% chance at #2

I’m not gonna worry about who has the best odds now that it’s tied, since it is unlikely to be tied at the end of the season.

I’m not at all convinced that this would go to a tiebreaker situation. I thought I remember circumstances where the odds were combined and split, in which case a tie for the #1 pick would work out to be about 35.9% each.



_________________
Nnekalonians 1:14 - Thou shalt not accept that which is not earned
Shades



Joined: 10 Jul 2006
Posts: 52126



Back to top
PostPosted: 08/23/19 12:08 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

WVU women’s basketball star Martin charged with domestic battery
http://wvmetronews.com/2019/08/22/wvu-womens-basketball-star-martin-charged-with-domestic-battery/

Quote:
A West Virginia women’s basketball player who was suspended for a violation of team rules on Aug. 3 is charged with domestic battery.

Tynice Martin, 22, of Morgantown, is charged with domestic battery by the Morgantown Police Department.


Quote:
Court records also show Martin received a citation for possession of a controlled substance on December 29, 2018, which was 11 games into the Mountaineers’ season.

Martin, the Mountaineers’ top scorer, was not suspended, but was held out of that day’s game against Niagara as a “precautionary measure,” according to the school’s postgame notes.

Martin then played and started in the final 22 games to end last season.


Quote:
The investigation showed Martin arrived at her ex-girlfriend’s house, entered the residence, and pulled the victim’s hair, according to the complaint.

The Dominion Post does not typically identify victims of alleged domestic crimes.

Martin and another woman, identified as Alexandria, then allegedly pushed the victim against a storm door, where she was choked, beaten and shoved.



_________________
Nnekalonians 1:14 - Thou shalt not accept that which is not earned
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    RebKell's Junkie Boards Forum Index » WNBA All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Goto page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Page 6 of 6

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB 2.0.17 © 2001- 2004 phpBB Group
phpBB Template by Vjacheslav Trushkin