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Friday, July 02, 2010

From the AP's Jeff Latzke: Growing pains for Jones, Richardson in WNBA
The wins are rare and the playing time scarce. The living quarters are cramped, and there's no daily routine.

Life in the WNBA has certainly been no fairy tale for Marion Jones.

The one-time fastest woman in the world finds herself at the end of the bench for a last-place team, spending more time cheering for her Tulsa Shock teammates than showing what she can do after more than a decade away from basketball.

Yet through it all, the WNBA's oldest rookie is bubbling with enthusiasm.