Best of Summer: Players

The second part of the Best of Summer Series looks at the Top Gunners.

Originally Published: August 19, 2008
By Chris Hansen | ESPN HoopGurlz

Taber Spani of Lee's Summit, Mo., may not be 6-foot-8 nor be able to dunk like the No. 1 player in the 2009 class, Brittney Griner, can. Yet her performance this summer with the Cy-Fair Shock was unmatched.

Spani didn't even have a club team as late as May , but that didn't stop her from earning the ESPN HoopGurlz honor as Best Player of the Summer.

Wanting a chance to compete against the best of the best, Spani showed out at the Nike Regional Skills Academy in Houston, ...

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