Have a basketball-related question for one of the Detroit Shock? Send it to the Shock Exchange, where players will personally respond in a video message.
To have your question considered for posting on the Shock Exchange, include your full name and city along with your question to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to the players' busy schedules and the number of questions received, it may take several weeks before a video response is posted. DetroitShock.com reserves the right to edit questions for the sake of brevity or clarity.
Don't forget to check out the 2008 Shock Exchange archive.
August 21, 2009 - Katie Smith
Katie, I'm a huge fan! How many more seasons are you planning until you retire? And are you thinking about coaching once you retire? I think you would make an awesome coach!
-- Erica, Warren, MI
August 21, 2009 - Cheryl Ford
Cheryl Ford, In high school did you find it hard to keep your grades up, and play basketball, and deal with boys? How did you do it? (Iím Your Biggest Fan.)
-- Mycah Smith, Detroit
August 21, 2009 - Katie Smith
Katie I was wondering if you have any advice for someone who is having a hard time deciding between two sports to play? And also is it true you started playing basketball on a boys team, and if so what was that like?
-- Paige Bugg Fredericksburg, VA
August 10, 2009 - Alexis Hornbuckle
Question for Alexis Hornbuckle, How does it feel to play professionally against your once college basketball teammates? And where do you house your trophies over the years?
-- Jacqueline Roberts, High Point, North Carolina
August 10, 2009 - Kara Braxton
Hello Kara, When did you first start to play basketball and why did you choose to wear #45 with the Shock ? Also, can you dunk?
-- Desire McCants, Macon, Georgia
July 7, 2009 - Plenette Pierson
Hey Plenette, I was so sad to hear that you will not return to play for the 2009 season but I wanted to know, will you still be at all the Detroit games on the road? I missed you in Chicago last year and I would just love to see you up close in person. I'm your biggest fan Plenette!
-- Alina, 26, Chicago
Plenette, When did you first start playing basketball & why did you choose to wear number 23?
-- Ashlee Hamilton, Columbia, SC
Dear Plenette Pierson, how would you describe your personality and how would you describe yourself on the court.
-- Julana Dukes, Ypsilanti, Mich.
June 29, 2009 - Cheryl Ford
After you started playing basketball, did you develop a daily routine to improve your game, and what did you do?
-- Ashton Krueger (Clarkston, MI)
June 11, 2009 - Deanna Nolan
Can you dunk and would you ever try it in a Finals game? -- David Parisi (New York)
Being an underated player do you feel yourself sometimes being pressured to be the superstar of Detroit? -- Destiny Johnson
Tweety I was wondering before you went pro did you have any doubts about yourself? And how do you keep the stress from getting the best of you in a game thatís going bad? -- Kayla Wooley
How many more years do you think you will play for Detroit? -- Tracy Richardson (Chicago)