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Lisa Leslie was the first woman to dunk a basketball in a game. And wear lipstick during every match. Female power on the court.

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Lisa Leslie (#9) won four Olympic gold medals with the U.S. before retiring from…

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Lisa Leslie - wnba legend

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Lisa Leslie was a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. She had 2 WNBA All-Star appearances & 2 WNBA championships over 11 seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks. Ms Leslie, a 6'5" center, is the first player to dunk in a WNBA game. She's a 2-X Gold Medal Winner for the U. S. Womens Team. In high school, she personally scored 100 Pts in the first half of a game- the other team went home at half time.

It isn’t glamorous. It doesn’t get your name trending on social media. In fact, it’s often an afterthought. But, it’s the common denominator in any championship equation: rebounding. Over 20 seasons of WNBA basketball the league has seen its share of impressive rebounders. The one that most readily comes to mind is Lisa Leslie. The …