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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Mechelle takes a look back to get an idea of the future: Is Mique now more risk than reward?

In December 2008, word came that Atlanta had traded a first-round draft pick to Los Angeles for the rights to Chamique Holdsclaw, who'd been out of the WNBA since leaving the Sparks early in the 2007 season.

The news prompted an ESPN.com column that I started like this:

In her pro career, Chamique Holdsclaw has been one of the more complicated people in women's basketball to write about. So it's with caution that we approach the announcement that she's apparently returning to the WNBA this coming season.