Former WNBA player Margo Dydek, who led the league in blocked shots nine times, died Friday after being placed in a medically induced coma following a heart attack last week.
The Polish-born Dydek, pregnant with her third child, collapsed at her home in Brisbane, Australia on May 19; she was early in her pregnancy and the fetus died.
Dydek is, of course, the WNBA's all-time leader in blocked shots, finishing with 877 in 323 career games. The first overall pick of the 1998 WNBA Draft by the Utah Starzz, the 7'2" center was also a member of the Connecticut Sun's 2005 Eastern Conference championship team.
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And if you let them walk and get nothing in return, it's like the Sox letting Clemens go and getting nothing. Plus lots of cap space doesn't necessarily mean you will get any big FA's (see Bulls, Chicago and Clips, LA).