Originally written on WNBA.com  |  Last updated 4/24/12

BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Candace Parker #15 (L) and #5 Seimone Augustus of the United States fight for a rebound against Miao Lijie #8 (R) and Song Xiaoyun #4 of China during their women's basketball game on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. -- A few months before the most successful season in Seimone Augustus's professional career, she got a letter from a fan. In it, the fan told her that if Augustus were to play as hard as she could on both sides of the floor, the Minnesota Lynx's star guard would be "truly unstoppable." Augustus took it to heart, much more than the average fan letter. Largely because it was sent by Tamika Catchings. "I stopped right there," Augustus said. "I'm thinking, like, the player that Catch is, all the accolades she's won -- numerous Defensive Player of the Year awards -- for her to use the word ‘unstoppable,' she must be seeing something that I don't see in myself." Then a teammate of Catchings' on Galatasaray, a powerhouse in the Turkish Basketball League, Augustus spent the rest of the summer getting beat up by the 2011 WNBA MVP in practice. When Augustus had the ball, there was Catchings. When Catchings had the ball, the implication was clear: Augu...
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