The Ladies Pinnacle League team known as the Minolin Mares had a long history in the sport of women's basketball. Founded over fifty years ago they had won the Ladies Pinnacle League on more than one occasion. Unfortunately, those days had long passed them by, nowadays they were known for being the great team that were a shadow of their former selves.
Over the last twenty years they had only made it post-season four times and each time their luck would run out in the first round of the knock out stages. This past season had been no different for them as they had finished in the lower third of the league. This didn't make them the worst team in the league but it was far below what they had been all those years ago.
Many coaches, managers and scouts had come and gone from the team. Many of them claimed that they would restore the team to their former glory but so far none of them had been able to turn their fortunes around. Now a recently retired player was the head coach of the team. He