WNBA Chicago Sky vs. Seattle Storm June 12th, 2007


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2.jpg Look, it's Katye Christiansen! We got to see her for about 15 seconds before she sat on the bench the whole game. Oddly, she's on the All-Star ballot.
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3.jpg One of the Storm fans you'll see in the Key.
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4.jpg It's Adia and what's his name.
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8.jpg Uh oh, it's parents' night at the UIC. For Katie anyway.
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9.jpg You'd think KB could have gotten better seats!
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10.jpg Katie's smiling like she's going to have a good game or something.
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11.jpg Yep, this was a foul.
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13.jpg This one was too.
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17.jpg Canty runs right into the empty space under the basket that we leave so the other team can score.
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20.jpg Yes, Betty got poked in the eye. In the second half she tripped over something in the stands and crashed into a couple of seats.
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21.jpg Maybe the strange flood lights pointing down over the benches are supposed to get photographers shadowy shots like this one, like in a boxing ring.
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23.jpg Again, that space under the basket. It's very consistant.
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25.jpg Since I never get to sit behind the Storm bench there will be many gratuitous shots of Storm players around the bench.
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26.jpg Wendy makes a great backcourt steal from the Sky...
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27.jpg ...but absolutely no other players help her so she has to call a timeout.
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30.jpg Sue is pissed and is yelling at everyone to good effect.
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31.jpg On this day I had a kid crying on the plane. I took a loud ride on the train from O'Hare (CTA does not grind down their tracks). There was the loud announcer on the distorted sound system and two thousand marachas. The last thing I need to hear was a drum band blasting away at my ear drums!
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32.jpg It's Sky Guy, or tonight he's Hombre del Cielo.
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35.jpg Dupree decided this is not where the ball should be...
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36.jpg ...so she turns to a safer place...
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37.jpg ...or so she thought.
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42.jpg OK, the flood lights make sweat look more dramatic.
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46.jpg Katie's three pointers are keeping us in the game just when hardly anyone can score without fouling.
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48.jpg If LJ committed a foul, it wasn't when I took this shot.
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49.jpg How can a woman not get a foul in this place?
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50.jpg Stacey looked cute with these two bangs dangling over her hair braid. She got rid of them during the second half and didn't play as well. You be the judge.
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51.jpg Steal by Sue.
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53.jpg Another foul? I can't remember.
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54.jpg Second half. Betty is right under the basket. Why is she passing?
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62.jpg Suddenly the calls were going our way. Maybe the light is better on this side of the court!
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63.jpg It looks like Canty is almost laughing at this perfectly obvious over the back foul!
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64.jpg Betty spent a lot of time going in and out of the game and not looking happy going in either direction.
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67.jpg Foul on Melvin.
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68.jpg AD regularly looks like this when she's talking to Katie on the court. I hope it's not because she's asking questions she shouldn't be asking.
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72.jpg The high point of the game! Wyckoff fouls Katie while making a three point shot! The team went nuts!
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74.jpg One nice thing about the trench between the expensive seats and the really expensive seats: it lets the McFly Kids throw t-shirts to keep the crowd pumped when they have no reason to be pumped.
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77.jpg Betty literally getting her ass kicked...
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78.jpg ...and missed the expensive photo equipment, like that fantastic 300mm f2.8 I rent for football games.
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81.jpg Katie's break through game. Wish you were there!
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83.jpg Instead of taking a shot, LJ gives Betty a chance to do something with the ball...
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84.jpg ...LJ also gives Jia Perkins a little bump to improve her chances, but Betty's shot is still way off...
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85.jpg ...and out she goes again.
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86.jpg Sue seems to have lots of fun conversations with Wendy!
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88.jpg Hundreds of kids are doing the Cha Cha Slide, probably because Radio Disney plays the song every fifteen minutes!
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89.jpg The game is winding down when the Storm has time to chat with the bench before free throws.
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91.jpg Wyckoff obviously fouls Fluker...
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92.jpg ...but she things the call is laughable. Ha ha ha...
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93.jpg ...however Lisa Mattingly does not see the humor in this call...
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94.jpg ...but it's the end of the game so no one cares.
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