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Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Well, this is nice -- ask, and you shall receive.

Or, in this case, engage in an email exchange and Q will write. Downsize This: What Effect (If Any) Have Roster Cuts Had on the WNBA?
I did do a cursory survey of some people’s concerns about the roster reductions prior to the season and as the regular season comes to an end, I found it interesting to return to people’s pre-season speculation. Two points stood out to me: running effective practices and developing young talent.

Although it is difficult to make the argument that roster reductions have had a strong influence on game play this season, I think an argument could be made that it might harm the quality of play in the future, especially as the league looks to expand.

So how might this season’s roster reductions affect the league in the future?