Tagged Natasha Howard

Here Are Your WNBA Most Improved Player Candidates

Criteria for the WNBA’s Most Improved Player award can be tough to specify with great detail.  Last season’s winner was clear. Natasha Howard filled every gap for the Seattle Storm as she joined forces with their four returning starters. She ended up being exactly what the Storm needed, and her production helped fuel a one-year…

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Jordin Canada Keeping Seattle Storm as Contenders

The depleted Seattle Storm just keep finding ways (and contributors) to win. Entering their final game before the 2019 All-Star break, the defending champs sit at 12-8 and are just one game out of first place. Point guard of the future Jordin Canada, forced into starting duties with Sue Bird (knee) out indefinitely, has been…

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What Natasha Howard’s Scoring Storm Means

The Natasha Howard trade looks better by the day for the Seattle Storm. The sixth-year forward is second in league-wide scoring at 19.6 points per game through nine games. She saw limited floor time during her first four seasons, split between the Indiana Fever and Minnesota Lynx before joining the Storm via a sign-and-trade prior…

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Where do Seattle Storm Turn without Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird?

The Seattle Storm announced just over a month ago that reigning WNBA regular season and Finals MVP Breanna Stewart will miss the entire 2019 season after undergoing surgery on her ruptured right Achilles tendon. Stewart suffered the injury in April’s EuroLeague championship game. As the Storm embark on their title defense without the superstar forward,…

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Here’s What Happens When You Try to Stop WNBA’s Best Shooter

Breanna Stewart took the WNBA by storm in 2018, earning both regular season and WNBA Finals MVP honors during just her third season. One key takeaway from that dominating performance: Even with all due respect to Diana Taurasi, Stewart has become far and away the WNBA’s best and most dangerous jump shooter. The arrival of…

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Seattle Storm 2019 Offseason Checklist

The Seattle Storm struck gold in 2018 with the acquisition of forward Natasha Howard and the hiring of head coach Dan Hughes. Breanna Stewart ran away with MVP honors in her third season, leading her team to a league-best 26-8 record after back-to-back sub-.500 seasons. We were treated to a best-of-five semifinal for the ages…

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