Lisa Leslie Biography
Hard Work All Around, High School Standout, Colleges, Nation Take Notice, Goes Pro, Makes 'dream Team'CONTACT INFORMATION
American basketball player
Hard as it may be to believe, there was a time when Los Angeles Sparks star and WNBA pioneer member Lisa Leslie renounced basketball. Standing six feet tall in the seventh grade, Leslie was asked constantly if she played the game. Rather than spurring her interest, though, the repeated inquisitions turned her against the sport. "I hated it," she has admitted. At a friend's prodding, however, she eventually tried out for her middle school team, and her entire mindset changed. "I just changed my whole attitude," she noted in People. "I guess it was my destiny, but I never knew it."
Address: c/o Los Angeles Sparks, 555 N. Nash Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.
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