Lisa Leslie

Lisa Leslie

She's won a WNBA title, three Olympic gold medals and is the first woman to slam-dunk a basketball in a professional game. Kidzworld checks out Lisa Leslie - the slam dunkin' WNBA superstar for the Los Angeles Sparks. Lisa Leslie - Slam Dunkin' At An Early AgeLisa Leslie's dunk is not the first time the WNBA star has made basketball history. Lisa began playing b-ball at Morningside High School in Los Angeles where she led the team to two state championships. She made history in her senior year of high school when she scored 101 points in the first half of a game against South Torrance High. Lisa Leslie would've poured in even more points but South Torrance decided not to play the second half because the score was already 102-24! Talk about a major butt kickin'!Lisa Leslie - The College YearsAfter high school, Lisa Leslie played basketball at the University of Southern California where she set Pac-10 conference records for points and rebounds. Since finishing college in 1994, Lisa has helped her teams win on both the national and international b-ball courts. She won gold medals in basketball for Team USA at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games., where she was named MVP of the tournament. In 2001, Lisa Leslie made WNBA history by becoming the first player to win the regular season MVP, the All-Star Game MVP and the playoff MVP in the same season and helped the Los Angeles Sparks win their first WNBA title.Source: kidzworld.com
I played on an all-boys team in the 8th grade, but they wouldnt throw me the ball even though I was on their team. One day I stole the ball from my own teammate and I made a basket. From that point on, everyone yelled Give the ball to the girl! I was the only girl on the whole league!More Lisa Leslie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If, by the way I play, I can be a role model or encourage someone else, that would be great.More Lisa Leslie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's really not about the money. It's just about educating yourself.More Lisa Leslie quotes [08/01/2011 10:08:23]
I'm a better and more educated person because of basketball.More Lisa Leslie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My success has surpassed my childhood dreams.More Lisa Leslie quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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