Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Sunday, May 23, 2004

Sunday's action:

New York defeated Houston 68-62 in the Liberty's home opener (only 13,000? come on, Lib fans!). Becky Hammon had 22 points, Elena Baranova had a double-double, and rookie DeTrina White ("Tot without the Pot" - thanks, BCBG25, for the nickname) is averaging 10 rebounds per game. Tina Thompson had 35 points in the loss, while Swoopes had 15 points on 5-for-18 shooting.

It is readily apparent that Houston needs Michelle Snow back (her mother passed away, funeral was this weekend). It is also apparent that unless both Tina Thompson and Sheryl Swoopes have incredible games, Houston cannot win, because Felicia Ragland, Kedra Holland-Corn, Dominique Canty, and Sheila Lambert are not contributing. Time for Gordana Grubin to return...