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Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

In a column that is a bit all over the place, Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World writes: The Shock needs much smaller spot to hold court

Of the actual game between Tulsa and the Merc, Lynn Jacobsen covered the game for The World: Mercury rising: Phoenix star Taurasi dominates Tulsa in win

Lynn also has the Shock Notebook: Shock earns Taurasi's respect
They are going to have a great season," Taurasi said. "Sometimes you can't always base a season on wins and losses, but rather how you play and how you get better. They may not have any superstars but they have some very, very good players who came from very good college programs. They know what it takes to win.
Mechelle covered the game, too: Phoenix off to fast, solid start

Now, it might be overstating the case that the Phoenix Mercury are like a high-performance Italian sports car that can hit speeds of 250 mph. The Mercury don't go quite that fast.

Still, as the WNBA's defending champion and led again by 2009 league MVP Diana Taurasi, the Mercury are the favorites to win the title again, and do it in their customary "eat our dust" style.