Having been away this weekend and needing to do a little catch-up on all the WNBA action, this seemed like as good a time as any to get back in the habit of doing a morning links post.
Feel free to add your own favorite links and insights from the weekend in the comments.
The Starting Five:
Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas describes why Texas A&M's pursuit of the SEC won't get them anywhere because things like competitiveness in women's basketball aren't the type of respect they really want. Read more >>>
With their 82-54 loss to the Minnesota Lynx yesterday, the Tulsa Shock (1-22) tie the 2008 Atlanta Dream with a league-record 17th consecutive loss. But as Tim Leighton of the Pioneer Press reports, Cheryl Reeve believes the Shock are showing signs of improvement. Read more >>>
Terrence Thomas of the San Antonio Express-News talks about the San Antonio Silver Stars futile attempt to stop Sylvia Fowles in "an incredible performance", which included scoring 22 and 12 by halftime. Read more >>>
In potentially good news for the Seattle Storm after a bad loss to the Atlanta Dream, Aaron Lommers of the Everett Herald reports that Lauren Jackson practiced in full contact with the team on Friday. Read more >>>
As Maya Moore gets set to return to the Connecticut sans UConn jersey, Renee Montgomery reflects on her first time returning to the state as a rookie with the Minnesota Lynx. Read more >>>
The rest of the rotation:
Paul Johnson of the Chicago Sun-Times did a nice feature about Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton's return to her roots in Chicago this Saturday, including how that trade from the Los Angeles Sparks went down. Read more >>>
Temeka Johnson blogged Friday for The Times-Picayune about her excitement about the Phoenix Mercury turning things around and a donation to her foundation. Read more >>>