Caitlin Clark Heightens Interest In WNBA

Jerry Curry, Staff Writer

Caitlin Clark, age 22, is causing high interest in the WNBA, good and bad.

The latest incident involved a shoulder clip, sending her to the ground, by Chennedy Carter. Clark didn’t have the ball and was waiting on an inbound pass. This happened in the third quarter in the game were the Indiana Fever won 71 -70 against Chicago Sky. First ruled a common foul, the violation was later changed to a fragrant 1 foul. A fragrant 1 foul is a malicious foul ruled unnecessary.

Clark has been taking a beating in her first year in the WNBA. Her long range three-point shots and are spectacular. Guarded heavily the course of the court has resulted in a lot of sparks.

In the first seven games Clark has gotten three technical fouls--seven is the limit.

Clark was a first-round draft pick and has increased interest in Women’s basketball. Attendance is up, and viewing has increased. This puts the ladies in a better economic plane, as they lack way behind compared to the men’s salary scale. They should embrace her. Instead, there seems to be a lot on jealousy.

Angel Reese, an adversary from collegiate games, wants to claim that she is part of the surge in the games and the heightened popularity.

The Indiana Fever is now two wins and nine losses and ranked 11th in the Eastern Conference.

It’s the WNBA time to shine and not be tarnished.


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