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Seimone Augustus
As told to Richard Deitsch
July 24, 2006
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July 24, 2006

Seimone Augustus


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On leading the WNBA in scoring average at the All-Star break (23.2), as a rookie

I didn't expect it. I don't think anybody expected it. I came in [from LSU] with the idea of just going with the flow. I wanted to just feel my way around with my teammates and with our organization.

On adjusting to the pro game

The speed of the game and the [level of] competition is the biggest thing. You're facing the best players in the world. You have to bring it on the offensive and defensive ends. And that's every night.

On her fashion sense

Before I was into jerseys and wearing tomboyish-type stuff. As I've matured I've gotten into more of a casual look. Some jeans and a nice collared shirt.

On one day owning a clothing store

I'd sell business casual clothes and branch into the diva style. My teammates complain that they can't find shoes or clothes big enough for them. I'd like to help them out.

On designing her own clothes

I can't sew, but I did draw up my prom dress in high school. It was black satin and had some revealing places, like around the stomach area. Sleek and classy at the same time. People were surprised that I even put on a dress because that's not me. Once they learned that I designed the dress, they were even more impressed. I don't think people thought I had that in me.

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