Women's Hoops Blog

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

How's this for a warm welcome?

Angel McCoughtry broke free for a layup, floating toward the basket as she did so effortlessly during a college career that made her the University of Louisville's all-time leading scorer.

But before she could deposit the ball through the net, Michelle Snow, a 6-foot-5 center in her fifth WNBA season, closed in from behind. Snow pinned the ball to the backboard and sent McCoughtry tumbling to the court.

While standing over the WNBA's No.1 draft pick, Snow screamed to the rafters before looking down at McCoughtry and uttering with disdain, "Rookie."