Quentin McCall (Q McCall)




About Q McCall:

(From www.swishappeal.com) Quentin McCall currently writes for SwishAppeal.com and started the Rethinking Basketball blog in 2008 as a public journal of his thoughts about the WNBA from a NBA fan’s perspective. Based in Seattle, he has followed the Storm most closely during the 2009 season, but follows as many games as time and WNBA LiveAccess permit. As part of his own efforts to learn the game, "Q." has used a combination of advanced statistics and observation to better understand the game and provide rich analyses of the sport he loves. His enjoyment of the WNBA has led to an interest in NCAA women’s basketball and at the conclusion of the WNBA season, he will begin covering Seattle-area NCAA basketball as well.

Q McCall's Favorite Sports:

Basketball, NBA, W College Hoops, WNBA, Men's Football, Soccer

Q McCall's Posts:

"The Spiritual Significance of Pride"
posted on June 27, 2010 at 1:51pm

While people often see spirituality and the LGBT pride as antithetical to one another, Rev. Patrick S. Cheng describes the spirtitual significance of Pride Month....more

Pappano on Title IX: “It’s been slow progress and we certainly are not there yet.”
posted on December 26, 2009 at 5:44pm

  The institutionalization of any movement’s ideals – whether that be educational ideals at the local level or political ideals at the national level – is often a double-edged sword: although it may represent a “victory&rdq...more

Q McCall's blog is a member of the Women Talk Sports Network:

Swish Appeal

In keeping with SB Nation’s innovative use of social media in reshaping sports journalism, our vision is a women's basketball site that goes beyond merely providing game reports; instead, we want to capture the narratives that fuel our passion for the game, while maintaining the critical stance that helps us understand the game better.

The Daily Swish: Becky Hammon, Lauren Hill tributes, and midweek WNBA links
Some midweek links throughout the world of WNBA basketball and more. It's the middle of the week and we have some links for you to catch up on. Becky Hammon Tuesday night was definitely a big night as Becky Hammon finally made her season debut w...[Read on]
Spurs beat Mavericks 101-100 in Becky Hammon's coaching debut
The NBA's defending champs start their 2014-15 season on the right foot as Hammon begins her career as an assistant coach. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 101-100, where they shot 52.9% from the field, and also made 14-of-28 of thei...[Read on]
3 key differences between two of the WNBA's and NBA's oldest teams
Average age isn't what it seems when you compare how two of the oldest teams in the WNBA and NBA are constructed. Last week, Conor Dirks of Truth About It wrote about the transformation of the Washington Wizards NBA team from one of the league's y...[Read on]
Stefanie Dolson takes her dance moves to Russia
You know it wasn't going to take long before Dolson took her dance moves to the international stage, right? The fall and early winter is a dead time in the WNBA. The Finals are over, the draft order has been set, and we won't be talking about moves for...[Read on]
The WNBA doesn't need to consider using anti-tanking measures for the draft lottery
The Philadelphia 76ers NBA team's rebuilding strategy has caused enough ire for the league to consider Draft Lottery reform, though it failed. There is no need for the WNBA to do the same. Tanking in the NBA has been a subject of debate, in particular ...[Read on]
UConn opens new basketball practice facility, holds First Night
There are many "Midnight Madness" showcases and the like. But only one school can hold such an opportunity for the defending national champions. Around the college basketball world, many schools are holding their open houses where the men's and women's...[Read on]
Eurobits: Meesseman, Montgomery off to Russia
With the women's league in Russia underway and with two weeks to the start of Turkish league play, there's still time for players to sign with teams. PolandRound 2 of Polish games is complete, with eurobasket.com giving Jhasmin Player their Polish Leag...[Read on]
Bill Laimbeer let go by New York Liberty
New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer's contract was not renewed by the organization, according to the New York Liberty website. According to the New York Liberty website, New  York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer's contract has not been rene...[Read on]
When will we see an NBA game where women coach both teams and see an all-female officiating crew?
Women have made a number of notable strides this past summer in the NBA as coaches and officials. With that in mind, how far away are we from seeing games when we will see NBA games that are fully coached and officiated by women? In the NBA, we have se...[Read on]
Daisha Simmons, Brittany Jack call for more compassion in NCAA's treatment of student-athletes
Reflecting on the recently-resolved controversy, former Alabama teammates Daisha Simmons and Brittany Jack call for NCAA student-athletes to "be treated with more respect, consideration, and dignity". As Daisha Simmons fought valiantly for the ability ...[Read on]