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That’s the real story. The WNBA three exciting rookies who will be the faces of their franchises for years to come in. Few people remember that the NBA was struggling until rookies Larry Bird and Magic Johnson became the face and their rivalry became the face of the league.
To that point, it is pretty cool that the 3 leading ROY candidates all have very fundamentally different games allowing us to argue pluses and minuses in a more abstract and free flowing way outside the pure numbers.

The NBA ROY race between Young and Doncic was a bit like that as well
 
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Lynx @ Mercury - 9/06/19
Phoenix, AZ - 10:00 PM ET
TV: Fox Sports Arizona, Fox Sports North Plus

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That’s the real story. The WNBA three exciting rookies who will be the faces of their franchises for years to come in. Few people remember that the NBA was struggling until rookies Larry Bird and Magic Johnson became the face and their rivalry became the face of the league.
I think it will be interesting to see what some of the other rookies do next year and long term: Jackie, Lou, Asia, Kalani, et al. Don't forget Ezi!
 

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I'm in Phoenix, where it's blacked out. I thought about going to the game, but decided that Phoenix doesn't excite me. Of course, I forgot that they were playing Minnesota. And that a blackout was possible.
 
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44-40 PHX at the half

Griner 14 pts, 7 reb

Collier 7 pts, 1 reb, 2 ast
 

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I'm in Phoenix, where it's blacked out. I thought about going to the game, but decided that Phoenix doesn't excite me. Of course, I forgot that they were playing Minnesota. And that a blackout was possible.
Blackout on WNBA streaming is because the game is being shown on local TV - Channel 34 = FS AZ. Unfortunately the Diamondbacks game is on the same channel and is only in the 8th inning (~8 PM local time). Should be able to see most/some of the 2nd half.
 

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Blackout on WNBA streaming is because the game is being shown on local TV - Channel 34 = FS AZ. Unfortunately the Diamondbacks game is on the same channel and is only in the 8th inning (~8 PM local time). Should be able to see most/some of the 2nd half.
Thank you, my friend! I was a little slow to read this and missed the 20-6 Minnesota run.
 

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I'm seeing MLB highlights. What happened to the WNBA?

In any case, it's a 29-9 Q3 and Pheesa is +21!
 
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69-53 MIN end of third

Collier 13 pts, 1 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl

It looks like Griner may have gotten ejected.
 
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69-53 MIN end of third

Collier 13 pts, 1 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl

It looks like Griner may have gotten ejected.
With 2:51 left in 3Q, Cunningham was driving baseline when she got bumped out of bounds by her defender. No foul was called; Cunningham was called for going out of bounds. In arguing the call, Griner got a tech, then Brondello got a tech, then Griner got another tech and was tossed.
 
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I'm seeing MLB highlights. What happened to the WNBA?

In any case, it's a 29-9 Q3 and Pheesa is +21!
Sorry - turns out they moved it to another Fox channel (73) and showed the whole game there. I was only half trying to pay attention anyway and didn’t realize someone had figured this out in the 2nd half, and that this is where I was watching it - duh.
 

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With 2:51 left in 3Q, Cunningham was driving baseline when she got bumped out of bounds by her defender. No foul was called; Cunningham was called for going out of bounds. In arguing the call, Griner got a tech, then Brondello got a tech, then Griner got another tech and was tossed.
Griner has too much on those big shoulders and maybe she will chuck it and stay abroad or maybe Momma Dee will settle her down off season. As long as she didn't explode on Phee I'm happy.

Yeah, it's the middle of the night here. Coyotes got the dogs up and now I'm up. But that's what afternoons are for (for old coots)....naps, right?? Gotta go find game hi-lites now. ;):D
 

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Taurasi's hamstring injury may well signal a rehab issue with lower back. Been there, done that. Maybe Dee should have done a Bird this season.
 

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I know these digital games are helping to grow interest and revenue but I can't get past the (imho) unflattering graphics.
 
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Last game of the season.
If the Lynx win, they lock up home court advantage for first round of playoffs.
If the Lynx lose, they need Seattle to lose to have home court advantage in playoffs.
The Sparks don't have anything at stake that I'm aware.

Lynx @ Sparks - 9/08/19
Los Angeles, CA - 4:00 PM ET
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36-34 Sparks at the half

Parker 9 pts, 5 reb, 3 ast, 1 blk

Sims 7 pts, 3 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl
Collier 5 pts, 8 reb, 1 stl, 1 blk
 
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