Moriah Update!

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Here are the facts on Plums's recent play based on WNBA.com

Plum is playing for Fenerbache in Turkey. They are in third place in the KBSL (Turkish League) standings at 14-3, and in second place in the EuroLeague’s Group B at 7-4.

In the KBSL, Plum is averaging 18.6 points, 3.5 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game while making 60.7 percent of her two-pointers, 50.6-percent of her three-pointers, and 89.2 percent of her free throws.

In EuroLeague competition, Plum is averaged 15.3 points, 3.3 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game, while making 38.8 percent of her three-pointers and 93.8 percent of her free throws.

Based on this and my own eyes when seeing her in Euro league, Plum would not beat out Moriah if healthy but I think they are both talented enough that they would both need to get near equal minutes. Lindsey Allen is a nice backup PG by the way.

On the other hand, Plum did not look good to me on the US team ?
 
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I hope this shows that her knee is getting back to 100%. MoJeff at 100% will be starting point guard anywhere except a team already headed by a UConn PG so no trade needed. Just a healthy MoJeff necessary. I have missed watching her.
Vegas has already proclaimed Plum as their PG of the now and the future & McBride is at the 2 so she needs a new team.
 
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I’m not arguing Plum over Mo but I’m afraid Vegas has gone all in on Plum and there’s no turning back.
 

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I’m not arguing Plum over Mo but I’m afraid Vegas has gone all in on Plum and there’s no turning back.
If MoJet is on the 2nd team and they scrimmage the first team and MoJet consistently shuts down Plum, will MoJet get a chance to start?
 
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I hope this shows that her knee is getting back to 100%. MoJeff at 100% will be starting point guard anywhere except a team already headed by a UConn PG so no trade needed. Just a healthy MoJeff necessary. I have missed watching her.
That's all I care about, whenever I hear her name, whenever I think of her. A healthy Moriah is good enough to make the US Olympic team. The CT Sun or the Liberty would be nice landing spots.
 
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Yes, but Mo was the far better defender and was much more of a clutch shooter. Toward her careers end, of course.
I would agree with those points, bearing in mind that Crystal's career is not yet close to being over.

Did Moriah ever have games with 9, 10, or 12 assists? If so, I don't remember them.
 
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Here are the facts on Plums's recent play based on WNBA.com

Plum is playing for Fenerbache in Turkey. They are in third place in the KBSL (Turkish League) standings at 14-3, and in second place in the EuroLeague’s Group B at 7-4.

In the KBSL, Plum is averaging 18.6 points, 3.5 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game while making 60.7 percent of her two-pointers, 50.6-percent of her three-pointers, and 89.2 percent of her free throws.

In EuroLeague competition, Plum is averaged 15.3 points, 3.3 assists, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game, while making 38.8 percent of her three-pointers and 93.8 percent of her free throws.

Based on this and my own eyes when seeing her in Euro league, Plum would not beat out Moriah if healthy but I think they are both talented enough that they would both need to get near equal minutes. Lindsey Allen is a nice backup PG by the way.

On the other hand, Plum did not look good to me on the US team ?
If it was up to me I'd take Plum off the USA team and replace her with WNBA all star Tiffany Hayes.
 

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I would agree with those points, bearing in mind that Crystal's career is not yet close to being over.

Did Moriah ever have games with 9, 10, or 12 assists? If so, I don't remember them.
The UConn single-game record for assists is 13 by 3 players, including Renee. Before this year, 5 players, including Sue, Dee, and Mo, had 12. Moriah tallied 12 at Temple on January 28, 2014. She's the career assists leader.
 
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Yes, but Mo was the far better defender and was much more of a clutch shooter. Toward her careers end, of course.
I like them both, so I’m not going to compare them. Yes, Crystal can make passes that Mo can’t, but Mo was/is a very good passer. Mo is a better defender. She was a "shut down" defender. No two players are exactly the same.

I enjoyed watching Mo, and I get excited every time Crystal comes down the court on a fast break, hoping she’ll embarrass a defender with a no-look pass that leads to a basket and a foul.

Crystal has Geno’s complete confidence and the keys to the Ferrari. She can do just about anything she wants.
SHE is the floor general, a responsibility she gladly excepts, and knows that her teammates will follow her lead and instruction.

Crystal is a much better defender now than she was her freshman year. I expect Chistyn’s defense to improve likewise.
 
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MoJeff, when healthy, is one of the most dynamic PG's in WBB!
If she can get with a team that can utilize her talent she will be an All-Star and Olympian!
When this coach speaks :; I listen.
Rshermvikes said ---watch Batouy, is can be something special. As injured as she is; the player she can be shines through, thanks @RSHERMVIKES, you know your players.
 

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