“Anything you can do, I can do better” is what every girl has said when proving to the boys and the world that they too can make their dream come true. Meet Lisa Leslie, Basketball Superstar, mother, wife and more today inside Black History Month!
Maybe it’s becasue her Birthday was in the same month as mine, or people would say that we looked alike or that as young basketball player I wanted to be just like her! Not too many females could knock out a slam dunk! Here’s more about Lisa Leslie:
Lisa Deshaun Leslie-Lockwood (born July 7, 1972) is a former American professional women’s basketball player who played in the WNBA. She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. The number seven pick in the 1997 inaugural WNBA draft, she followed a superb career at the University of Southern California with seven WNBA All-Star appearances and two WNBA championships over the course of eleven seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks, before retiring in 2009. Leslie, a 6’5″ center, is the first player to dunk in a WNBA game. She was considered a pioneer and cornerstone of the league during her WNBA career. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history.
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