OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The pain was shooting through Candace Parker's shoulder, but it was a dagger…
Top talent, top pick
The draft will be held next Wednesday, the day after the national championship game in Tampa, and Candace Parker and her Tennessee teammates hope to be playing next Tuesday evening at The Forum. First, the Lady Vols must face SEC foe LSU in a Sunday semifinal game. UConn and Stanford meet in the other semifinal. The winners will play Tuesday for the 2008 NCAA title. The players expected to go one, two in the draft, Parker and Sylvia Fowles of LSU, will have their collegiate games on display in Tampa. The best news for Lady Vols fans this Wednesday was that Parker's injured left shoulder is no worse, and Pat Summitt expects her to play against LSU. Parker dislocated the shoulder twice in Tuesday's regional final win over Texas A&M in Oklahoma City. Jenny Moshak, the chief of sports medicine, put the shoulder back in place and wrapped it in a protective sleeve. Parker finished with 26 points, five rebounds, two blocks, two steals and an assist – to Alexis Hornbuckle, who hit a 2...
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