She's one of the game's best pure scorers -- who also happens to be Detroit's point guard. Thursday, she toed the line perfectly, tallying 17 points and five assists.
Cheryl Ford pulled down a postseason-record 23 rebounds and scored 11 points Thursday night as the Detroit Shock beat the Connecticut Sun 70-59 in Game 1 of the WNBA Eastern Conference finals.
Deanna Nolan scored 19 points and Cheryl Ford added a double-double as the Shock clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the WNBA playoffs with an 88-65 victory over the Sun on Sunday.
DETROIT 74, CONNECTICUT 73