sweet-slammin' Candace Parker (above) dunked on rival UConn's home court for
the first time and dropped 30 in a win. (Observed Lady Vols' Alexis Hornbuckle,
"It's a plus to be Candace Parker's teammate.") The Smushier Parker, in
L.A., went for season highs of 20 and 23 points, then thanked his fellow Lakers
for feeding him the ball.
Speak out against
steroids. Check. Win the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. Check. Listen
to offers to act in a Robert De Niro movie. Check. Announce that you plan to
return to Miami, where you're to make $16 million over the next two years as a
Dolphin. Check and check.
Just quack, baby.
The guard's average of 18.1 points for the No. 15 Oregon Ducks is nice, but
this is even nicer: Brooks (left) hit a last-minute shot to sink No. 1
5'5" Earl Boykins has picked up the slack in Melo's absence, averaging a
team-best 23.4 points and maybe setting himself up. He could opt out of his
contract after the season and seek more than the $3 million he's currently