Some of the WNBA's best were all smiles as they took part at the 2005 commercial video shoot in New York City back on January 20.
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Behind-the-Scenes with WNBA Players
No glitz, no glamor. Just basketball. Oh, and lots of fun and goofing around with each other... Check out these photos of some of the brightest stars in the WNBA making the commercial and getting an early start on 2005.

Watch the 2005 WNBA "This is Our Game" promo spot featuring WNBA stars that debuted at NBA All-Star:
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"It's great for my family members. They always get a kick out of seeing me on TV. They'll call me and say 'I just saw you on television! It was only for two seconds, but I saw you."
-- Detroit shock forward Swin Cash

What did the WNBA players enjoy the most about participating in the production of the new "This Is Our Game" promotional spots?
BECKY HAMMON
NEW YORK LIBERTY
"It's an honor to be recognized by the league and to be around my peers like this. It's a great opportunity. You get to catch up with each other and share what we're all been up to. And it's nice to see familiar faces more than just the couple of times a season when you play each other and in a more laid back and relaxed setting."
DELISHA MILTON-JONES
LOS ANGELES SPARKS
"I think this is a pretty nice thing to be a part of. This was probably my second or third time being in a league commercial, so it is always a neat experience for me. It is a lot of fun because you get to see people who are normally your opponent and you're thinking 'Kill, Kill, Kill,' but in this setting, everyone is cool and cordial."
DIANA TAURASI
PHOENIX MERCURY
"Whenever they bring in a group of people like this to do something for the league to get faces out there, it is very important. For me to be one of the faces of the league is very special. It's funny because people look at us and we are so competitive out there on the court, but we all don't know each other that well yet. Everyone knows each other a little bit and this makes it even better."
NYKESHA SALES
CONNECTICUT SUN
"It's cool seeing yourself in the commercial because I'm usually sitting with someone who will make fun of me. 'Oooh, there's 'Kesh again.' I had a couple of commercials that played all the time, and when they came on, my friends would roll their eyes and laugh at me. But it's definitely cool, especially when it's on prime time or during a big game or on ESPN when everyone is watching."
ADIA BARNES
SEATTLE STORM
"I think this is a great opportunity for me. Just coming off of a championship makes it even sweeter. It's just really nice to be a part of something so special. I'm excited to be here with a great group of girls. And it's been a lot of fun, too. It's going to be awesome to see myself in the commercial."
KARA LAWSON
SACRAMENTO MONARCHS
"It's definitely flattering. It is a lot of fun to meet the other players. That is the best part for me, just getting to know them on a different level. I am still somewhat new to the league, I have watched a lot of them be successful, so it's neat to be able to deepen the relationships we have. These are players we are competing against, so it's always fun just to interact with them and see them in a new light."
NICOLE OHLDE
MINNESOTA LYNX
"I think it is a great honor to be asked to come to New York and hang out with these girls and do this kind of stuff. I feel privileged that I am able to do it and really think this is a lot of fun. I am going to see myself in the commercial and think to myself, 'I really look like that?' "



Lindsay Whalen and Nicole Ohlde
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Barnes, Hammon and Riley
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