Tagged Diamond DeShields

My Most Painful Four Seconds of Basketball Ever

The end of the 2019 Chicago Sky season felt unjust compared to how its regular season went. Las Vegas Aces forward Dearica Hamby’s steal and near-half-court jumper to eliminate Chicago from the postseason was beyond a knife in the back. It was like I was an unsuspecting field mouse foraging for food at night and…


Building on Diamond DeShields’ Stellar Sophomore Season

Diamond DeShields is defending the strong-side corner when the Chicago Sky force a turnover. By the time Courtney Vandersloot hits her with a lead pass, she’s at half court, a step beyond Phoenix Mercury center Britney Griner, retreating from her high post position. There’s no contest as DeShields finishes the reverse. She’s three minutes into…