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The All-Star Game, which will feature Team USA and a team of WNBA All-Stars, will be played in Phoenix on July 20.
As the Sky snap a four-game losing skid, Reese finished with 16 points, 18 rebounds — 10 on the defensive glass — three assists and two steals against the Wings on Thursday afternoon.
Equal Play
“People are going to say what they’re going to say,” Mabrey said. “Maybe people agree that they should have traded for me, and maybe they shouldn’t have. I know my value.”
Snapping the four-game losing streak is the top priority. However, also looming is the 2025 pick swap the Wings own over the Sky as a result of the Marina Mabrey trade.
It’s early, but the Sky, who’ve lost four in a row, are outside of the playoff picture.
A record 2.25 million viewers tuned into CBS Sports’ broadcast of the Sky’s 91-83 loss to Indiana.
We could argue the size of the rookie’s role in rubbing people the wrong way, but the kind of hate blowing back at her would put anyone on guard.
In addition to being unbecoming, the treatment of Caitlin Clark ignores what she’s doing for the WNBA. Why despise the hand that feeds you?
Reese, the No. 7 overall pick in the draft, leads all rookies in rebounds, steals and double-doubles. She had her sixth consecutive double-double and seventh overall Sunday against the Fever.
Sky players don’t want to call what’s brewing between them and the Fever a rivalry, but all signs point to the obvious.
Could the Sky’s starting lineup see a change Sunday against the Fever? Either way, Chennedy Carter will be a huge factor in their rematch with the Fever.
“You get an MVP one night and an All-Star the next night,” Mystics coach Eric Thibault said. “Especially at the position that Angel and Aaliyah are playing, you don’t get many breaks.”
The Sky’s three-game losing streak, a symptom of another bad start, begs the question: is a change to the starting lineup needed?
In this week’s “Polling Place,” we also asked about Caitlin Clark being left off the U.S. Olympic team and White Sox catcher Martin Maldonado’s massive struggles at the plate.
With four straight double-doubles, Reese is the only rookie so far this season to eclipse 100 points and 100 rebounds.
The Sky have only one signature win 11 games into the season — beating the Liberty in the second week of the season. The Sky’s other three wins came against the league’s bottom four teams
Every member of the 2024 roster has won either an Olympic or World Cup gold medal, with a combined 15 Olympic medals between the 12 players.
‘‘Once you’re told you made the team, there’s an enormous amount of joy that comes over you,’’ Weatherspoon said.
The guard pool too deep for rookie to replace veteran on the talented U.S. women’s basketball roster.
Good Lord, what more do you need? Aren’t eyeballs the whole package, the goal? The U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team has won seven consecutive gold medals. Like, Clark will damage that?
“It’s a 50-50 world,” said Gaters, who won 10 state titles at Marshall. “There’s always some people arguing. … You’re always going to have the naysayers.”
When the Sky selected Cardoso and Reese in April with the third and seventh overall picks in the WNBA Draft, their vision for the future was an imposing frontcourt tandem. Ten games into the season, that future is here.