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WNBA: Who is still missing in camp and some health updates

Published on May 31, 2011

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A few WNBA coaches participated in a media call Tuesday afternoon and gave some updates on the status of players. Information about players on teams not participating in the call continues to trickle out of team front offices.

  • Chamique Holdsclaw is a free agent who is not signed with the Silver Stars or any other team according to San Antonio head coach and general manager Dan Hughes.
  • Epiphanny Prince has obligations with the Russian National Team and is day-to-day with the Sky according to Chicago head coach and general manager Pokey Chatman. If the Russian team calls, Prince will head to Europe.
  • Sky forward and seven-year veteran Shameka Christon had surgery this morning on her knee and is out for at least eight weeks.
  • WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes on her health: "My body feels really good right now. Healthwise, I feel good."
  • Janel McCarville will not be with the New York Liberty this season.

Phoenix coach Corey Gaines also participated in the call.

While the call was in progress, the Sky released a statement about Christon.

“It is unfortunate that we won’t have Shameka to start the season,” said Chatman. “We will assist her in her recovery in any way we can. In the meantime, I am confident that our team will continue to prepare and work hard so we are ready on June 4.”

Recent transactions include:

May 31
The Silver Stars waived forward Shanavia Dowdell

May 30
The Seattle Storm waived Jacinta Monroe.
The Indiana Fever waived Abi Olajuwon and Jene Morris.
The Phoenix Mercury waived Taylor Lilley.

May 28
The Washington Mystics waived Chasity Melvin and Angel Robinson.

May 27
The Chicago Sky waived Jolene Anderson and Amy Jaeschke.
The Minnesota Lynx waived Kachine Alexander and Angel Robinson.
The Minnesota Lynx traded center Quanitra Hollingsworth to the New York Liberty in exchange for the rights to swap third round draft picks in the 2012 WNBA Draft.

May 25
The Connecticut Sun waived Rachele Fitz, Adrienne Johnson and Tahnee Robinson.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Loree Moore.
The Tulsa Shock waived Italee Lucas and Juanita Ward.

May 24
The Seattle Storm waived Courtney Ward.

May 22
The Seattle Storm waived Bridgette Mitchell and Lauren Prochaska.

May 21
The Atlanta Dream waived Kelsey Bolte and Ashley Paris.
The Los Angeles Sparks waived Chanel Mokango.

May 19
The Phoenix Mercury waived Erlana Larkins.
The Indiana Fever waived Aisha Mohammed.

May 17
The Seattle Storm waived Aneika Henry and Breanna Salley.
The Washington Mystics waived Sequoia Holmes and Maurita Reid.


 

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