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Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

Tina Thompson’s career comes to an end, a Dishin’ story, and Thompson’s peers pay tribute to a legend

We have known the inevitable, that the Seattle Storm’s season would eventually end and with it, the end of Tina Thompson’s legendary career. The tributes have been many, the amazing statistics repeated again and again. The talk about the game,…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known purveyors of WNBA information helping…

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

Dishin & Swishin 8/15/13 Podcast: Is Brian Agler the WNBA Coach of the Year?

[display_podcast] The winner of the WNBA’s Coach of the Year award usually resides at the top of their conference. In fact, the last coach to win the award who did not come from a first or second place team was…

Photo gallery: Storm Defeats Silver Stars in San Antonio, 91-86

Photo gallery: Storm Defeats Silver Stars in San Antonio, 91-86

Storm release SAN ANTONIO – In a back-and-forth game that featured six lead changes and 12 ties, the Storm beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 91-86 on Friday night at the AT&T Center. Camille Little had a double-double, leading the…

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

Camille rising: Little makes herself a factor in Storm defeat of Sun in overtime

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Camille Little was on the court shooting jump shots with assistant coach Jenny Boucek for about forty-five minutes prior to Sunday’s Seattle Storm road game at Mohegan Sun Arena against the Connecticut Sun. The Storm were coming…

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

A Dishin & Swishin special: Carol Ross has a Sparks team to suit her style

When I spoke to new Los Angeles Sparks coach Carol Ross on January 12, 2012, questions abounded. The Sparks' roster contained players like Ticha Penicheiro, Tina Thompson, Noelle Quinn, LaToya Pringle and Natasha Lacy. Just over two months later, I…

Los Angeles “strike first” mentality in overtime fuels win over Phoenix

Mercury’s Candice Dupree and LA’s LaToya Pringle. LOS ANGELES – Fueled by the career-high production of their first-round-draft pick, the Los Angeles Sparks (9-13) fought from a 16-point deficit to beat the Phoenix Mercury (13-10) Friday night in front a…

Los Angeles Sparks players in sync, healthy and ready for 2011

Photos © Sue Favor. Coaches photo courtesy of the LA Sparks LOS ANGELES – There are a whole lot of things different about the Los Angeles Sparks’ training camp this year. To begin with, all on the roster are present…

Tina Thompson overtakes Lisa Leslie as all-time WNBA scoring leader

Los Angeles Sparks forward Tina Thompson, the last of the original WNBA players still on a team, became the league’s all-time leading scorer Sunday night in a 92-83  loss against the San Antonio Silver Stars. She broke the record set…