RECAPPING THE SCENE

With more than 25 WNBA players past and present hanging around in Houston, the WNBA.com Blog was all over the place, keeping you updated at every step. Ruth Riley and Lindsay Whalen blogged while Swin Cash and Kristen Mann shared their personal photos.

PHOTO GALLERIES
PLAYER PORTRAITS
Becky Hammon
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CELEBRITY GAME
Swin Cash
Gregory Shamus
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BEHIND THE SCENES
Visiting Kim's Place
Bill Baptist
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WNBA CARES
Mann and Kids
Bill Baptist
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JAM SESSION
Van and the fans
Joe Murphy
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SHOOTING STARS
Kendra Wecker and the Shooting Stars Trophy
Andrew D. Bernstein
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SHOOTING STARS

Team San Antonio, comprised of San Antonio Silver Star Kendra Wecker, current Spur Tony Parker and Spurs legend Steve Kerr, dominated the competition in the 2006 RadioShack Shooting Stars with a record-setting time of 25.1 seconds. The San Antonio trio bested the times posted by Lisa Leslie's Team L.A., Sheryl Swoops' Team Houston and Kelly Miller's Team Phoenix.

ALL-STAR CHAT WITH SHERYL SWOOPES AND TINA THOMPSON
Comets stars Tina Thompson and Sheryl Swoopes are the toasts of the town during NBA All-Star Weekend, so see what they had to say about a number of topics as they chatted live with fans during All-Star Friday and find out where they've been this offseason and what they are most looking forward to in 2006.

CELEBRITY GAME
The McDonald’s NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, presented by 2K Sports, took place on All-Star Friday night. The game featured Swin Cash, Becky Hammon and more.
 
HOUSTON GUIDE
Comets legend Cynthia Cooper, now coaching at Prarie View A&M, knows Houston as well as anyone, and shares her travel stories about Houston and beyond.
CALENDAR
Throughout NBA All-Star week, WNBA and NBA players will be around the Houston area, participating in a number of events. Click here for more.

Monday, February 13
NBA Cares and WNBA Cares Reading Caravan

Tuesday, February 14
Jr. NBA/WNBA Fitness Clinics
Wednesday, February 15
Kim's Place visit
Habitat for Humanity Build
Thursday, February 16
NBA Cares Hospital visit
NBA/WNBA Wheelchait Classic
Jam Session opens
Friday, February 17
Read to Achieve Reading Rally
Celebrity Game
T-Mobile Rookie Challenge
Saturday, February 18
All-Star Saturday Night: Radio Shack Shooting Stars event
NBA Cares Learn and Play Center Dedication
Jr. NBA/WNBA game
Sunday, February 19
Habitat for Humanity Build
NBATV Red Carpet
55th NBA All-Star Game
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THE PLAYERS
Scheduled to Attend:
Jennifer Azzi, WNBA legend
Swin Cash, Detroit
Tamika Catchings, Indiana
Cynthia Cooper, WNBA legend
Helen Darling, Charlotte
Becky Hammon, New York
Lisa Harrison, Phoenix
Kristin Haynie, Sacramento
Niele Ivey, Phoenix
Kara Lawson, Sacramento
Betty Lennox, Seattle
Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles
Sancho Lyttle, Houston
Kristen Mann, Minnesota
Nikki McCray, San Antonio
Kelly Miller, Phoenix
Ruth Riley, Detroit
Katie Smith, Detroit
Sheryl Swoopes, Houston
Tina Thompson, Houston
Kendra Wecker, San Antonio
Lindsay Whalen, Connecticut
Lynette Woodard, WNBA legend
Brooke Wyckoff, Chicago

WNBA BALLOTS

From Kara Lawson and Sue Bird to Nykesha Sales and Betty Lennox to Houston's own Tina Thompson, some of the WNBA's best
players shared their 2005 NBA All-Star ballots and personal picks for the game in Houston. See how well they did with their picks.

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Video

Odyssey Sims Career-High

Odyssey Sims goes for a career-high 39 points in the Shocks game versus the Stars.

Skylar Diggins Career-High

Skylar Diggins scores a career-high 34 points in the Shocks game versus the Stars.

Sky vs. Fever

Sylvia Fowles scores 21 points and pulls down 10 rebounds to lead the Sky to a 60-57 victory over the Fever.

Shock vs. Stars

Kayla McBride scores 23 points and the Stars overcome career-highs by Sims and Diggins to beat Tulsa 95-93.

Mercury vs. Storm

Diana Taurasi scores 22 points to lead the Mercury to their 13th straight win and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Storm.