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Old 05-17-2010, 02:29 PM   #23 (permalink)
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The WNBA has gone through contracture so perhaps the talent has gotten better, but the play is definitely inferior; the game's slower and less shots taken. There are some very good players to watch though. If you missed the NY Liberty play yesterday, Cappie Pondexter is an excellent example. She's a very good PG who plays with alot of passion, passes well and has as quick a first step as I've seen (she'd take either Raptors' PG off the dribble).

Originally Posted by thought View Post
It's tough to say whether on average the NBA has more skill than the WNBA. Chances are overwhelmingly yes because men have more opportunities and incentives available to them to work harder and commit more time to basketball over the course of their lives. Either way we'll never really know because that massive athletic gap does exist.
I agree. Most women players have shorter professional lives and need to play year-round because of the low pay.
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