Playing over Paycheck

Tayler Hill always has been aggressive on the basketball court, a free-shooting hard-charger who probably drives a hard line, too, when it comes to contract talks. So maybe it’s best that her WNBA team, the Washington Mystics, doesn’t know her little secret.

“It’s not about the money,” the former Ohio State star said as she prepared to embark this weekend on her fourth full season in the league. “If anybody is playing it just for the money then they really don’t love the sport, because you can be injured any day in any sport and be out for the rest of your life. For us, as women, we actually love the game of basketball and it’s just a plus that we’re getting paid.”

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