WNBA Seattle Storm vs. New York Liberty August 8th 2009


Comments? Questions? Send email to Scott Larson.
Click to see 1.jpg
1.jpg AD is back.
Click to see 2.jpg
2.jpg
Click to see 3.jpg
3.jpg
Click to see 4.jpg
4.jpg Remember back when people use to share pictures by pulling out an envelop of prints?
Click to see 5.jpg
5.jpg I think McCarville is the only WNBA player to feature the fauxhawk.
Click to see 6.jpg
6.jpg I have no idea what was going on so make your own caption.
Click to see 7.jpg
7.jpg
Click to see 8.jpg
8.jpg
Click to see 9.jpg
9.jpg
Click to see 10.jpg
10.jpg
Click to see 11.jpg
11.jpg
Click to see 12.jpg
12.jpg We gave AD a standing ovation but she appeared to be too busy at the time to notice.
Click to see 13.jpg
13.jpg 1/10th of a second shutter speed. My nerves must have been pretty steady.
Click to see 14.jpg
14.jpg It looks like Katie is going someplace nice after the game.
Click to see 15.jpg
15.jpg Of course no flying shoulder bump with Doppler, so they just sort of brush against each other.
Click to see 16.jpg
16.jpg
Click to see 17.jpg
17.jpg
Click to see 18.jpg
18.jpg
Click to see 19.jpg
19.jpg
Click to see 20.jpg
20.jpg Look at the little girl wandering around with her basketball! It looks like the size of a beach ball.
Click to see 21.jpg
21.jpg
Click to see 22.jpg
22.jpg
Click to see 23.jpg
23.jpg The Liberty has the craziest bench of any team I've seen this season.
Click to see 24.jpg
24.jpg
Click to see 25.jpg
25.jpg
Click to see 26.jpg
26.jpg
Click to see 27.jpg
27.jpg
Click to see 28.jpg
28.jpg It looks like LJ didn't come down right during this rebound.
Click to see 29.jpg
29.jpg
Click to see 30.jpg
30.jpg
Click to see 31.jpg
31.jpg
Click to see 32.jpg
32.jpg
Click to see 33.jpg
33.jpg
Click to see 34.jpg
34.jpg
Click to see 35.jpg
35.jpg
Click to see 36.jpg
36.jpg
Click to see 37.jpg
37.jpg
Click to see 38.jpg
38.jpg
Click to see 39.jpg
39.jpg
Click to see 40.jpg
40.jpg
Click to see 41.jpg
41.jpg Swin fumbled the ball out of bounds...
Click to see 42.jpg
42.jpg ...and it's party time at the Liberty bench.
Click to see 43.jpg
43.jpg
Click to see 44.jpg
44.jpg
Click to see 45.jpg
45.jpg ARob is in the game!
Click to see 46.jpg
46.jpg
Click to see 47.jpg
47.jpg
Click to see 48.jpg
48.jpg
Click to see 49.jpg
49.jpg
Click to see 50.jpg
50.jpg
Click to see 51.jpg
51.jpg
Click to see 52.jpg
52.jpg
Click to see 53.jpg
53.jpg
Click to see 54.jpg
54.jpg
Click to see 55.jpg
55.jpg
Click to see 56.jpg
56.jpg
Click to see 57.jpg
57.jpg
Click to see 58.jpg
58.jpg
Click to see 59.jpg
59.jpg
Click to see 60.jpg
60.jpg
Click to see 61.jpg
61.jpg I've watched Suzy during practice and she actually shoots this way with her steadying hand far from the ball.
Click to see 62.jpg
62.jpg
Click to see 63.jpg
63.jpg Botched rebound only made worse...
Click to see 64.jpg
64.jpg ...when the ball hits her in the back of the head...
Click to see 65.jpg
65.jpg ...but she did get it.
Click to see 66.jpg
66.jpg
Click to see 67.jpg
67.jpg
Click to see 68.jpg
68.jpg
Click to see 69.jpg
69.jpg Another Swin turnover makes the Liberty party rock. Note that the Liberty are a lot more fun than when the Sparks go nuts.
Click to see 70.jpg
70.jpg And then another Swin error: she literally dribbles the ball off of her butt.
Click to see 71.jpg
71.jpg
Click to see 72.jpg
72.jpg
Click to see 73.jpg
73.jpg
Click to see 74.jpg
74.jpg
Click to see 75.jpg
75.jpg
Click to see 76.jpg
76.jpg
Click to see 77.jpg
77.jpg
Click to see 78.jpg
78.jpg
Click to see 79.jpg
79.jpg
Click to see 80.jpg
80.jpg
Click to see 81.jpg
81.jpg
Click to see 82.jpg
82.jpg
Click to see 83.jpg
83.jpg
Click to see 84.jpg
84.jpg
Click to see 85.jpg
85.jpg
Click to see 86.jpg
86.jpg
Click to see 87.jpg
87.jpg
Click to see 88.jpg
88.jpg
Click to see 89.jpg
89.jpg
Click to see 90.jpg
90.jpg Christon has the best expressions.
Click to see 91.jpg
91.jpg
Click to see 92.jpg
92.jpg
Click to see 93.jpg
93.jpg
Click to see 94.jpg
94.jpg
Click to see 95.jpg
95.jpg
Click to see 96.jpg
96.jpg
Click to see 97.jpg
97.jpg
Click to see 98.jpg
98.jpg Augh, Carson blows a wide-open layup...
Click to see 99.jpg
99.jpg ...and Pee Wee scoops it up.
Click to see 100.jpg
100.jpg
Click to see 101.jpg
101.jpg
Click to see 102.jpg
102.jpg
Click to see 103.jpg
103.jpg The Liberty are cutting the lead and it's high fives all around on the bench. Sidney Spencer has taken the cheerleading role she had with the Sparks.
Click to see 104.jpg
104.jpg Apparently Sue committed a foul here.
Click to see 105.jpg
105.jpg
Click to see 106.jpg
106.jpg
Click to see 107.jpg
107.jpg
Click to see 108.jpg
108.jpg
Click to see 109.jpg
109.jpg
Click to see 110.jpg
110.jpg
Click to see 111.jpg
111.jpg Shoot, LJ is still there.
Click to see 112.jpg
112.jpg
Click to see 113.jpg
113.jpg
Click to see 114.jpg
114.jpg
Click to see 115.jpg
115.jpg
Click to see 116.jpg
116.jpg
Click to see 117.jpg
117.jpg
Click to see 118.jpg
118.jpg
Click to see 119.jpg
119.jpg
Click to see 120.jpg
120.jpg
Click to see 121.jpg
121.jpg
Click to see 122.jpg
122.jpg
Click to see 123.jpg
123.jpg
Click to see 124.jpg
124.jpg
Click to see 125.jpg
125.jpg I don't see how McCarville could have made this reverse layup unless she has an extra joint in her arm.
Click to see 126.jpg
126.jpg
Click to see 127.jpg
127.jpg
Click to see 128.jpg
128.jpg Uh oh, spirits are dimming on the Liberty bench, but not for long.
Click to see 129.jpg
129.jpg Kraayveld makes a three pointer...
Click to see 130.jpg
130.jpg ...and the Liberty bench goes nuts!
Click to see 131.jpg
131.jpg The game is getting close so it's time for... the Sue Bird Charm.
Click to see 132.jpg
132.jpg
Click to see 133.jpg
133.jpg
Click to see 134.jpg
134.jpg
Click to see 135.jpg
135.jpg
Click to see 136.jpg
136.jpg And the Liberty win! No, wait! There are still four or five minutes left but don't tell them that!
Click to see 137.jpg
137.jpg
Click to see 138.jpg
138.jpg McCarville can do the no-look reverse layup?
Click to see 139.jpg
139.jpg
Click to see 140.jpg
140.jpg
Click to see 141.jpg
141.jpg
Click to see 142.jpg
142.jpg
Click to see 143.jpg
143.jpg
Click to see 144.jpg
144.jpg
Click to see 145.jpg
145.jpg
Click to see 146.jpg
146.jpg
Click to see 147.jpg
147.jpg
Click to see 148.jpg
148.jpg Great defense from Tanisha.
Click to see 149.jpg
149.jpg
Click to see 150.jpg
150.jpg
Click to see 151.jpg
151.jpg
Click to see 152.jpg
152.jpg
Click to see 153.jpg
153.jpg
Click to see 154.jpg
154.jpg It looks like there is a lot of paperwork involved when being a WNBA coach.
Click to see 155.jpg
155.jpg
Click to see 156.jpg
156.jpg
Click to see 157.jpg
157.jpg
Click to see 158.jpg
158.jpg To make up for all those turnovers, Swin makes a timely shot at the end of the game.
Click to see 159.jpg
159.jpg
Click to see 160.jpg
160.jpg More good defense from Tanisha, right in front of me.
Click to see 161.jpg
161.jpg Isn't this kind of a foul?
Click to see 162.jpg
162.jpg Oh well, doesn't make much difference.
Click to see 163.jpg
163.jpg My, the atmosphere around the Liberty bench has gone down a few notches.
Click to see 164.jpg
164.jpg
Click to see 165.jpg
165.jpg The hell with the Sue Bird Charm. This is the time for Sue to yell.
Click to see 166.jpg
166.jpg
Click to see 167.jpg
167.jpg
Click to see 168.jpg
168.jpg
Click to see 169.jpg
169.jpg
Click to see 170.jpg
170.jpg Let's give the Liberty a chance to win by letting them steal the inbound.
Click to see 171.jpg
171.jpg Carson's three point shot misses.
Click to see 172.jpg
172.jpg Yes, Anne, it was a close game.
Click to see 173.jpg
173.jpg
Click to see 174.jpg
174.jpg
Click to see 175.jpg
175.jpg