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Candace Parker has everything you would want in a
player. Her patience as an offensive player is
improved from a year ago. She is more composed
handling double teams and the attention that comes
with being the nation's premier player.
notable addition to her offensive repertoire is a more
consistent perimeter jump shot. Although you would
love for Candace to develop and expand her game,
against collegiate competition her biggest advantage
is her ability to score around the basket. A more
mature Parker understands that it isn't necessary to
showcase all of your abilities offensively if a team
has trouble stopping just a few of them. In other
words, keep doing the same thing until someone proves
they can stop it.
Her defensive impact is always felt
clearing the glass or blocking shots. Her ability to
use her length and athleticism to control the game on
that end could tilt the scales in Tennessee's favor
for a repeat run.
-- ESPN's Kara Lawson