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Swish Appeal Recaps Dream's Game 1 Win And Previews Game 2

 

Not a lot of Dream fans over at SB Nation's women's hoops blog. Still, there's a lot for the novice Dream fan to learn from a smart community of longtime WNBA fans.

From their review of what we know after watching Game 1:

Sancho Lyttle has absolutely amazing vertical. And what frightens me as a Liberty fan is that Meadors is now willing to draw up plays for her, when she seemed reticent to do that before, treating her as basically just a garbage collector. I think she's really going to go off next year- she probably would have this year if she hadn't made acquaintance with the deadly elbows of Sylvia Fowles. Angel McCoughtry and her whiny attitude can take a long walk off a short pier, as far as I'm concerned. I understand the role of dramatizing and diving in the game, but simulating a knee injury to get the referee's sympathy is sickening. She started getting calls later in the game and padding her stats at the line, but I don't think she imposed her will on this game as much as I would want if I were an Atlanta fan, and that scares me as a New York fan. Iziane Castro Marques were more out of control than usual.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.