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Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Devoted parents, impressive work ethic, and die-hard fans helped fuel the stellar career of Seimone Augustus

Watch Seimone Augustus talk about the impact of the late Sue Gunter on her career After a stellar playing career, women’s basketball legend Seimone Augustus hung up her sneakers the day before the beginning of the 2021 WNBA season. The…

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announces her retirement from playing professional basketball

Temeka Johnson announced her retirement from playing professional basketball after 13 years via social media Monday. The former LSU star and 2005 WNBA Rookie of the Year wrote “my heart is filled with gratitude” in an Instagram post. Johnson, a…

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

Dishin & Swishin 5/28/15 Podcast: Brian Agler looks to create a new system in Los Angeles

[display_podcast] Last night the Los Angeles Sparks opened their 2015 WNBA schedule with a preseason victory over the Chicago Sky at Mohegan Sun Arena, 76-67. The game marked the Brian Agler’s debut as the Sparks’ head coach. He spent the…

Dishin & Swishin 07/17/14 Podcast: Temeka Johnson continues to produce on the court and on the bookshelf

Dishin & Swishin 07/17/14 Podcast: Temeka Johnson continues to produce on the court and on the bookshelf

[display_podcast] This week ends with WNBA All-Star weekend and some of the best players in the world will convene in Phoenix, Arizona to entertain excited fans of every team, from all over the country. All-Star crowds are different than your…

Dishin & Swishin 7/5/12 Podcast: Fireworks just starting to boom for Gary Kloppenburg’s Tulsa Shock

Dishin & Swishin 7/5/12 Podcast: Fireworks just starting to boom for Gary Kloppenburg’s Tulsa Shock

[display_podcast] Do not let their record fool you. This is Tulsa Shock version 2.0, not the previous version. Version 1.0 had way too many bugs. The best players from Detroit did not come to Tulsa, and on their first go…

Dishin & Swishin 05/24/12 podcast: Lin Dunn looks to continued success in Indiana while Temeka Johnson hopes to bring it to Tulsa

Dishin & Swishin 05/24/12 podcast: Lin Dunn looks to continued success in Indiana while Temeka Johnson hopes to bring it to Tulsa

[display_podcast] During the 2011 season Lin Dunn became the winningest coach in Indiana Fever history. Under Dunn the Fever has won sixty percent of their games, and made the playoffs four consecutive seasons. If not for a Tamika Catchings injury,…

Q&A: Phoenix point guard Temeka Johnson on the upcoming season, new LSU coaches and more

  Temeka Johnson (right) looking at the Phoenix Mercury’s 2011 Media Day (Josh Greene/PhoenixMercury.com) Temeka Johnson’s Blog Temeka Johnson on Twitter (@Quickdeuce) Late last week, Temeka Johnson came home from a Phoenix Mercury preseason practice and crashed into a nap.…

Phoenix Mercury guards Temeka Johnson and Ketia Swanier to host charity gala

Temeka Johnson and Ketia Swanier, guards for the reigning WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury, begin their 2010 season with a fundraising gala to benefit their respective foundations. The first annual Straight to the Point Gala takes place at the Clarendon Hotel…

Game quotes: Phoenix Mercury vs. Chinese National Team, 106-78

Arena: US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ Officials: #7  Clarke Stevens , #21  Byron Jarrett , #27  Penny Davis   Attendance: 2,393 Duration: 1:44 Box score Chinese National Team Head Coach Sun Fengwu On Mercury: “Although they [Mercury] do not have an…

Mercury’s Temeka Johnson honored with weekend celebration in Louisiana

Even before she won a championship with the Phoenix Mercury, Temeka Johnson’s friends and family back home in her home state of Louisiana began preparing a celebration for the former Louisiana State University star. Plans started coming together in early…

Some good news for Phoenix: Penny Taylor is back and Temeka Johnson wins service award

Ending days of anticipation from fans and the media, the Phoenix Mercury announced the re-signing of Penny Taylor today complete with a new splash page for its Web site (pictured right). The Australian forward arrived at a perfect time for…

Now starring as the fall guy: Jenny Boucek

Just when it seemed the Sacramento Monarchs had enough momentum to reverse its losing streak, the axe fell on former head coach Jenny Boucek. With a third of the season underway, the team announced Boucek’s firing late Sunday evening. Monarchs…