Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > InsideHoops Main Basketball Forums > WNBA Forum

WNBA Forum WNBA Forum, Women's Basketball Forum - WNBA message board

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-29-2008, 04:30 PM   #1
SportsPageMike
Banned
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 145
SportsPageMike has an OK reputation so far
Default SPM Talks With Diana Taurasi

With the Phoenix Mercury recently in Chicago to play the Sky, SPMsportspage caught up with WNBA and Mercury star Diana Taurasi before the game

SPM: You really flourished under Coach Westhead’s system. You certainly have had no let up with Coach Gaines. Could you compare their coaching and your experience with Coach Auriemma at Connecticut?

DT: It’s a little bit different, a different style of play. Obviously, in Connecticut in college it was still more of learning the game, learning how to make people better, how to make your self better. So I learned that aspect the most from Coach Auriemma, how to be a really be a good teammate and a leader. And in the pros, Coach Westhead is a professional coach. He knows how to get the best out of his players. And the same with Coach Gaines, he’s a little bit more open.

SPM: To what do you attribute the Mercury’s early season struggles?

DT: You know what, early season, you may not have any time in the off season -- a few wins and losses that could have gone either way. I think all of those things kind of iron themselves out in the course of a season, whether you are going to be good or not. We showed flashes of being a good team and then we showed flashes of not being a good team, so we have to weed one of those out.


http://www.spmsportspage.com/publish...ana-taur.shtml

Last edited by insidehoops : 07-12-2008 at 01:44 PM.
SportsPageMike is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:09 PM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site













Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy