This weekend last year, Candace Parker made her WNBA debut in her team’s first game with 35 points. Tomorrow training camp starts, and who knows if Parker and Leila Nicole will even be on the sidelines. In the meantime, Coach Michael Cooper and Center Lisa Leslie are ready for their last season together:
This is my favorite part, about last year’s semi-final loss to San Antonio:
“We made it so much harder than it had to be,” said Leslie, who will retire at the end of the season as the league’s all-time leading scorer. “We have no one to blame but ourselves.”
You won’t hear me arguing about that.
Minnesota is excited, because they’re deeper than a swimming pool this year:
The Mystics figure they’ll have a tough training camp this year:
And the WNBA previews training camp, with four specific looks at the bottom of the page:
Let the fighting for spots on teams begin.