Hayes, Dixon Make WNBA Debut.

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The WNBA careers of Lorin Dixon and Tiffany Hayes began Saturday when theAtlanta Dream defeated Tulsa Shock,91-89.

Dixon, who did not play last season after graduating with Maya Moore, played 9 minutes, 15 seconds for the Shock. She missed her only shot (a three) and had two rebounds, one assist. She is trying to make the team as a free agent.

Hayes, the first pick of the Dream on April 16, was credited with 2:33 and one assist.

There was a report that Hayes missed the game with a broken nose. But the WNBA confirmed that she did play with a mask protecting her.

 

Former UConn and Connecticut Sun guard Ketia Swanier had five points, six assists and four turnovers in 19:12 for the Dream.

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10 thoughts on “Hayes, Dixon Make WNBA Debut.

    1. Janet2938474

      Ur an idiot. Why does it matter how many times she falls down? What does that have to do wit the article?

  1. Not So Fast, JA

    Jim Fuller reports:

    “Former UConn star Tiffany Hayes was supposed to make her WNBA debut today with the Atlanta Dream but Hayes missed the preseason game against Tulsa with a broken nose.

    Somehow Hayes was credited with playing 2:33 and having an assist in the 91-89 Atlanta victory even though Hayes did not play. Former UConn guard Lorin Dixon played 9:15, missed her only shot but was credited with two rebounds and an assist (of course it is the same box score that has Hayes playing in the game).

    As for Hayes, when I spoke with Atlanta coach Marynell Meadors after Hayes was taken by the Dream in the second round she said that Hayes would have to beat out Laurie Koehn and Romina Ciappina for a roster spot. All Koehn did today was drain seven 3-pointers and added one rebound and one steal to her game-high 21 points. Ciappina had a pair of 3-pointers to finish with eight points.”

  2. UNC WCBB Fan

    A good sports reporter would repeat WNBA or ESPN box score statistics that included a recent UConn graduate.

    A great sports reporter would investigate how that recent UConn graduate broke her nose prior to her first WNBA game.

    And if that information was not provided because of HIPPA, that great sports reported would tell us that.

    1. Janet2938474

      Ur an idiot. Why are you even here? If you don;t like his blogs or anything Uconn, why are you even here?

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