Don't Count the Comets Out

O'Loughlin, Joe
June 2001
Basketball Digest;Summer2001, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p78
Assesses the chance of the Houston Comets to win the Women's National Basketball Association championship series in the 2000-2001 season.


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