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Shock Head Coach Bill Laimbeer
Coach�s Perspective
Detroit Shock Head Coach Bill Laimbeer talks about the upcoming 2005 WNBA draft.
Shock Assistant Coach Laurie Byrd Shock Forward Swin Cash
NCAA Predictions
The Women�s NCAA Tournament begins this weekend. Laurie took a time-out from her scouting duties to tell us her predictions for the tournament.
Cash Honored
Paul Mitchell is proud to announce Swin Cash as a recipient of a SUPER STRONG WOMEN AWARD, recognizing female athletes whose inner strength and beauty are reflected in their accomplishments and actions.
Shock Forward Swin Cash Shock Center Ruth Riley
Extraordinary Woman
Swin Cash was honored for exemplifying visionary leadership, professional excellence and giving back to the community at 7th Annual Chic Boutique Spirit Awards Luncheon.
All-Star Showcase
Shock center Ruth Riley participated in various NBA All-Star activities in Denver and was the starting center for the West team in the NWBL All-Star game.
Shock Forward Swin Cash Shock Center Ruth Riley
Behind the Scenes: Part I
Swin Cash brushed up her acting skills and smiled for the camera as she shot a television commercial for the Shock at Great Lakes Crossing Mall in Auburn Hills.
Behind the Scenes: Part II
Ruth Riley went back to school, as part of a commercial shoot for the upcoming 2005 Shock season. Riley spent the day filming at Chesterfield Elementary School.
Shock Center Ruth Riley Shock Center Ruth Riley
Double Duty Riley
Ruth Riley is pulling double duty during the offseason as player for the Colorado Chill NWBL and new broadcasting career with Notre Dame women's basketball.
Ruth Riley Checks In
Shock center Ruth Riley checks in with an offseason update in a letter to Shock fans. She shares stories about her alma mater Notre Dame and her time with the NWBL's Colorado Chill.
The Detroit Shock The Detroit Shock
Shock Visit Auto Show
Shock Head Coach Bill Laimbeer and star forwards Swin Cash and Cheryl Ford joined a cast of thousands to check out the Auto Show one day ahead of schedule.
Detroit Sports Fan Choice Awards
Detroit's Swin Cash and Barbara Farris were each honored with a humanitarian award for their work in the community at the 2nd annual Detroit Sports Fans Choice Awards.
Shock Assistant Coach Rick Mahorn Shock Forward Cheryl Ford
"Bad Boys" Reunite
Known as "Bad Boys" during their playing days with the Pistons, Rick Mahorn and Bill Laimbeer reunite as Detroit Shock coaches. They've carved similar paths to get to this point.
Ford 'Freestyle'
Cheryl Ford introduces the Ford Freestyle for the Metro Detroit Ford Dealers in her first-ever commercial. Ford seemed the perfect fit for what they feel the vehicle embodies.
Shock Forward Swin Cash Shock Forward Swin Cash
Parade Week
Swin Cash and Pistons broadcaster Rick Mahorn participated as a celebrity Flapjack Flipper at The Fifth Annual Parade VIP Pancake Breakfast.
Cash Gathers With Pittsburgh Greats
Shock All-Star forward Swin Cash recently visited her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for a grand opening of a new sports museum.
The Detroit Shock Shock Center Ruth Riley
Food eXtraordinaire
Shock players Deanna Nolan, Swin Cash and Ruth Riley all contributed recipes to the cookbook to support the FRAXA Research Foundation.
Riley at the 2004 China Games
Ruth Riley spent eight days with the NBA at the 2004 China Games and wrote a letter describing her remarkable experience in the Far East.
The Detroit Shock Broadcaster Joanne P. McCallie
MESP "On the Road"
8 days, 4 games, 4 cities! Sounds tough, but it�s nothing beyond normal.
New England honor
Joanne P. McCallie, the Michigan State women's basketball coach and color commentator for the WNBA's Detroit Shock, has been selected to the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.
Assistant Coach Korie Hlede The Louisiana Five
Year Round Hoops
Prior to her coaching career, Korie Hlede was a star in the WNBA as a player and was the Shock�s first-ever college draft pick prior to the team's 1998 inaugural season.
The Louisiana Five
Ayana Walker and four of the 12 current players on the Shock roster graduated from a college in the Southern state of Louisiana.
Shock Forward Barb Farris The Detroit Shock
MESP "On the Road"
Barb Farris discusses the first-ever game at Radio City Music Hall.
MESP "On the Road"
Deanna Nolan and Chandi Jones get a pep-talk from some of the NBA's brightest stars.