When Ivory Latta was growing up in South Carolina, she couldn’t go to an athletics shoe store and find kicks made by female basketball players. High-tops? A professional league had to be established first. Read More »
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This popped into our heads today and we felt the need to re-visit the time WNBA star Cappie Pondexter gave buckets to Sebastian Telfair. Read More »
This feature was originally printed in Dime 72. Check your local newsstands now to see the piece in its entirety…
There was a time when Jacki Gemelos was thought to be the first high school player who could potentially go straight to the WNBA. But after enduring five devastating ACL reconstructions in the last six years, Jacki Gemelos improbably still has one last shot at making her WNBA dreams come true. Read More »
Ever since she picked up a ball, Ivory Latta was always been different. She’s remained 5-6 (with shoes) in a women’s game that saw a collective growth spurt over the last decade. Best known for bringing a playground flavor to the college game while donning the Tar Heel baby blue, she used to dance around opponents on offense with a single crossover followed by a blow-by to the basket. Then on the other end, she’d dive for the ball, floor burns and all, on the very next play. Read More »
You may have turned on the T.V. in 1997 to see if professional women’s basketball could actually work in America. From then on, you might have found yourself scrolling through the channels forgetting that a league still existed.
You knew of Diana Taurasi. You knew of Candace Parker, but you probably characterized them as exceptions – not indicative of the level of play of the league as a whole. Even before that, every guy knew who Chamique Holdsclaw was. Read More »
If you really care about the drama surrounding Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve and the fallout following her meltdown during the Lynx/Fever WNBA Finals game on Wednesday night, you can read all about it here.
If you would rather just watch Reeve lose her mind and throw her coat at an assistant coach so hard that she hurt her right shoulder and had to see the training staff after the game, wtach the video after the jump: Read More »
It turns out that Kristen has plenty of game away from the basketball court and photography studio as well. Check out this provocative video montage that she put together in anticipation of her upcoming music release: Read More »
Over the past few months, Ohio State Women’s point guard Sammy Prahalis has earned space here on dimemag.com and in the pages of Dime Magazine because her game, without trying to sound corny, is electrifying.
She is incredibly fun to watch. Period. Check out this highlight mix that we just found of some of her greatest hits – the pass at the 1:14 mark alone is worth the click: Read More »
Are you familiar with Kristen Mann‘s work on and off the court? You’re about to be … and you can thank us later (click on the pics to make them larger)… Read More »