WNBA Seattle Storm vs. Connecticut Sun June 16th 2008


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1.jpg I happened into Seattle just as the Save Our Sonics rally erupted. Unfortunately I only had my basketball telephoto lens but I got some interesting shots.
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6.jpg Well that sign is not going to make David Stern happy.
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7.jpg I'm guessing this is Gary Payton.
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10.jpg Clay must be making his quick getaway from the proceedings.
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18.jpg I got the feeling that this guy was looking forward to talking to Clay personally.
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19.jpg This is Xavier McDaniel. I know because I asked someone.
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21.jpg I guess they were telling campfire stories before the game.
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22.jpg Barb is back. Gosh, I hope she doesn't ruin it for us.
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23.jpg So they introduced the Sun's non-starters...
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26.jpg ...and Barb got lots of cheers...
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28.jpg ...but then nothing happened. We waited and waited. The Sun starters waited and waited...
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29.jpg ...but eventually said the hell with it and sent the rest of their team out.
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31.jpg The Storm intros will have to wait for another day.
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37.jpg Very difficult shot...
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38.jpg ...a little too difficult.
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40.jpg Whoops...
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41.jpg ...thanks!
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42.jpg I know one of you were supposed to be guarding Lindsay! There wasn't a screen for miles.
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52.jpg Tamika Raymond seemed to be having an animated discussion...
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53.jpg ...ooops, don't mind the camera, Tamika. Keep on talking.
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60.jpg Swoopes got the rebound (uh, kind of a foul happening here)...
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61.jpg ...but Lindsay isn't so sure.
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69.jpg One thing Lindsay is good at is shifting her weight around the defender after she gets airborne.
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70.jpg In the second half I remember standing for a very very long time.
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73.jpg Asjha got the rebound but she was nice enough to elbow Lindsay in the process.
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74.jpg We couldn't even keep the ball in our side of the court at times.
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79.jpg Katie is in trouble, but look at who she finds...
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80.jpg ...Flo is totally wide open and the Sun stands there slack-jawed while she strolls to the basket...
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81.jpg ...and completely blows the easy layup!
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88.jpg Here was a funny moment. LJ noticed that Tamika was in the wrong spot...
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89.jpg ...LJ smiled and politely moved her by her shoulders to her correct spot...
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90.jpg ...they both laughed about it.
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96.jpg Sorry folks. It was too little offense too late in the game.