It was a truly "Shock"ing turnaround! From the worst record in the league to WNBA champions in basketball … this was the history making achievement of the 2003 Detroit Shock. Led by great players like Swin Cash, Ruth Riley, Deanna Nolan and Cheryl Ford, and coached by Detroit Piston legend Bill Laimbeer, the Shock knocked off the defending champions from Los Angeles in a thrilling three game championship final. This book tells the entire history of the Shock through their 2003 season, and also includes general background information on women's basketball. About the Author: Vince Prygoski grew up in Wyandotte, Michigan, then attended Central Michigan University and the University of Michigan. He is currently a librarian at the University of Michigan-Flint.