Hey now, you're a Rock Star, get the show on, get paid,
And all that glitters is gold
Only shootin stars break the mold
Back row, gold jersey . . . that's none other than DC's own Rebekkah Brunson in her Winter 2000 All-Met team photo. Becky, now an emerging WNBA star, is back in Washington this weekend to represent the Western Conference in Sunday's All Star Game. [Notice any other familiar faces? Hint: Back row, far right.] Marc Carig in today's Washington Post does a great job previewing Rebekkah's All Star debut.
We wouldn't be surprised if Kara's resume didn't stop there -- "President Lawson" . . . kinda has a nice ring to it!
And, of course, the Mystics have their very own DC homegirl, Nikki Teasley. Though not named to the All Star roster, Nikki T will still be part of All Star Weekend, competing in the WNBA's Dribble, Dish & Swish competition that precedes Sunday's game. Come early . . . don't miss it!
Also competing in a special pre-game event is the Mystics' Laurie Koehn. Fans should be pleased that she'll be representing the host team in the WNBA's 3-Point Shootout. Who could be better?! While Laurie's not "local" in the sense of being from the DC area, she's not in Kansas anymore and there's no doubt the DC fans have adopted her as one of our own.
Speaking of players our local fans have clearly embraced . . . the Mystics' DeLisha Milton-Jones and Alana Beard will be playing in the main event, as Eastern Conference All-Stars.
Of course, where there are players playing, there are coaches coaching