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Emerging from shell: Former Terp Shatori Walker-Kimbrough adjusts to WNBA in rookie season

Emerging from shell: Former Terp Shatori Walker-Kimbrough adjusts to WNBA in rookie season

Soon after guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough shed her warmup shirt and entered a Washington Mystics game against the Seattle Storm last week, the former Maryland star caught the ball on the wing with what her coaches thought was enough space to shoot.

But the Terps’ all-time leader in 3-point field-goal percentage didn’t take the chance with the Mystics leading by a large margin in the fourth quarter, instead passing to a teammate at the top of the key.

Afterward, coach Mike Thibault called for Walker-Kimbrough to not let her aggressiveness dip despite playing limited minutes — just 7.7 per game through 10 appearance as a rookie heading into Wednesday night’s game at Phoenix....

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