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Friday, May 21, 2010

Matt at the Norwich Bulletin is doing a yeoman job of covering the Sun. A piece from yesterday: Effort, basketball IQ separate Sun's Griffin on court

A shot went up during Connecticut Sun practice Wednesday, and as Kara Lawson turned to box out Kelsey Griffin, she saw the same thing she’s seen on almost every rebound attempt.

“She’s just barreling in there,” Lawson said.

Keeping Griffin off the boards at Sun practice has taken a Herculean effort some days. This time was no different. One moment, Lawson was putting a body on the 6-foot-2 forward, the next Griffin was in the air — horizontal — before falling to the court.

“Boom!” Lawson said. “Because she was literally trying to jump over me.”