After winning their first-ever WNBA Championship, the Washington Mystics are on a victory tour.
Joined by head coach Mike Thibault, WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and teammate Kristi Toliver were interviewed by Good Morning America's Robin Roberts (a Connecticut Suns fan who was in attendance for Game 3) about the moment the clock struck zero.
“All my dreams came true," Delle Donne said. "I dropped the ball, I think a little too early, and Tash was right there and I just held her and we were hugging, we were crying, it’s just hard to put that even into words, but dreams came true."
Toliver said having a close group of teammates was the "common denominator" in every championship team she's ever been on, (Maryland Terrapins and Los Angeles Sparks). “They’re just my best friends and the best people in the world," she said.
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For the winningest coach in WNBA history, Thibault said seeing the reactions of his players when they won was the most gratifying part of it all.
“Watching the smiles on their face after the game was the best part," Thibault said.
Zubac is the kind of big Hachimura should be able to feast on. Hachimura can match up with him on defense since he doesn't have much of an offensive skill set and can blow by him on the perimeter.
If the Clippers decide to put a much better defender on Hachimura like Harrell, the hope is he'd have built up some confidence finishing at the rim to the point where it doesn't matter who's guarding him.
It seems like Hachimura has a finish like this every game, so we'll be here to give you most of them as the young forward develops toward potential stardom.
The Wizards have unlocked Davis Bertans' full potential as a marksman this season, and it could lead to he Latvian forward joining Stephen Curry and James Harden in the NBA history books.
Through 21 games, Bertans is averaging 14.4 points on 45 percent shooting and 44.8 percent from three on 8.3 attempts per game. Before this season, Bertans' career-high in attempts from deep was 4.4 last season.
That's 78 made threes so far this season, which puts him in a tie for third place in the NBA along with Buddy Hield. He trails only Devontae Graham and James Harden.
As of now, Bertans is on track to make 304 three-pointers by the end of the season. That would be the fifth-most makes in a season in NBA history and make him just the second player ever to eclipse 300 triples.
Curry has done it each of the last three seasons, including the year he hit 402 (!) threes in 2016. James Harden hit 378 threes last year and is well on track to do it again this season.
It's hard to see Bertans slowing down at this point, but there's a reason only two players have ever accomplished this feat. He'll have a chance at adding to his impressive total Sunday night against the Clippers at 6 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Washington.