Last Sunday her team narrowly beat my team, and on the one hand, I was deeply bummed—it was so close! We almost had them!—on the other hand, damn she’s a fine fine player. And, oh, how much I love watching her play. I just prefer, you know, when she’s playing for the Opals and they’re winning the world championships.
How good is Lauren Jackson? So good that we have to triple team her:
That’s Tiffany Jackson, Ashley Battle and Shamika Christon doing the honours. Go Liberty!
She’s 196cm (6ft 5in) but she can run like the wind:
She’s so mighty that mere chairs cannot contain her:
She smiles like a goddess:
And battles like a warrior:
That’s the Liberty’s Janel McCarville attempting to battle back.
She’s my hero:
Cathrine Kraayeveld (obscured by the non-corrupt WNBA ref) and Shamika Christon attempt to shut the mighty Loz down.
Oh, and um, just in case you think I spent the whole game stalking LJ, I also saw this great hat:
All photos by Scott Westerfeld. Thank you, Mr Husband!