Saturday, July 27, 2013

B-Ball On The Brain! - Candace Parker Makes the First One Count; Wins MVP in All-Star Debut

Candace Parker has been in the WNBA since 2008 and has been one of the best players in the league yet somehow she has never been in the All-Star game. How in the world can that happen?

It's much easier than you would think. She missed out in 2009 because she was recovering from child birth still. In 2011 she was knocked out of the game due to a knee injury. This time though; this time she was not going to be denied--and she made it pay off.
With a record 23 points Parker led the West team to a 102-98 win over the East team in Saturday afternoon's WNBA All-Star game. For her efforts she was named the MVP of the game.
"I didn't know what to expect," Parker said. "I hadn't been to one, and this was really special. Being with all these great players and share stories, that's what I'll remember from this All-Star game more than what happened on the court."... read the full post follow the link to B-Ball on the Brain!

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