Expectations were as high as they've ever been and Mikayla Wing was excited.
Those expectations are still high, but not as lofty and while Wing is excited still, it's tempered.
The Staples-Motley point guard came out of the gates on fire.
Eric Blaha has one goal this season.
"My only goal is to help the team win," said the senior forward for the Verndale Pirates basketball team.
"I didn't set any personal goals like points or rebound numbers," he added.
Moore started the week with a game-high 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting, including 12 in the third quarter, in Minnesota's 88-75 loss to Atlanta. She also grabbed nine rebounds and hit four three-pointers.
Mon, 08/26/2013 - 9:55pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) - As hard as the start of his NBA career has been, Shabazz Muhammad wouldn't have it any other way.
The rookie swingman for the Minnesota Timberwolves got off to a quiet start in his first two games in the NBA summer league, averaging 7.
Tue, 07/16/2013 - 10:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Feeling he was close to a deal for Paul Pierce, a thought crossed Billy King's mind.
"I asked, 'What about KG?"" the Nets general manager said.
Life undoubtedly will change for the Staples-Motley High School graduate but I don't expect being promoted to head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA) is going to change the type of person that DJ is.
Fri, 07/05/2013 - 9:04pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Miami Heat's latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs.
LeBron James scored seven of his 22 points at the end of the third quarter as the Heat pulled away from the Bucks.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Lynx on Monday selected Nebraska guard Lindsey Moore (12th overall) and Georgetown guard Ta'shauna Rodgers (14th overall) with their first two picks in the WNBA Draft.
Moore, 22, averaged 15.1 points and 5.
Brainerd Warriors senior guard Ian Haug's season point total in the All-Area boys basketball team round up was incorrectly reported. Haug scored 240 points this season for an 8.0 points per game average.
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