SYDNEY – Everything happens for a reason.
Last year I didn’t make the U.S. Olympic roster and I used that as motivation. Falling down always provides motivation for me. So all season long last year, I used that to elevate my game and it paid off with a WNBA championship in Chicago.
Unfortunately, we couldn’t defend our title, but there wasn’t much time to dwell on it. After we lost, I had 24 hours to pack up my house and then flew home to Philadelphia. A short stop there before heading to San Francisco to meet the team before they came to Sydney.
There wasn’t a lot of time to pack for this trip, but I had to make sure that I had my Crocs with me.
My birthday was last month and my Chicago Sky family took care of me getting me an awesome pair of Crocs with Jibbitz that fit my personality. There’s SpongeBob, Drake, my birthdate, and hot sauce on them. I don’t go anywhere without the…