As usual, Jayda Evans of the Seattle Times has had thorough coverage of training camp, including an in-depth profile of Storm newcomer Tina Thompson:
Thompson considered returning, but another move felt best.
“Personally, in L.A., I underachieved and we underachieved,” the unrestricted free agent said after the fourth day of Storm training camp on Thursday. “That weighed heavily on my mind as a competitor. You want to win. And it’s OK if you don’t have the best team; you still want to finish the best you can. That’s always how I’ve been. But I wanted to be in an environment where every time I woke up, I wanted to come to work. And that the players I’m playing with thought the same way.
On SwishAppeal, pilight takes a look at the best and worst draft picks in WNBA history statistically. Little shows up as the steal of the 2007 Draft, while Ann Wauters appears in a less favorable light because of the time she missed while overseas early in her career.
If you watched the NBA Playoffs over the weekend, you may have seen the debut of this year’s first WNBA commercial, featuring Diana Taurasi.
Your random Storm sighting of the week is an appearance of a fan dressed as a Storm Trooper in a gallery highlighting Star Wars/sports crossovers.