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

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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LA Legends Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant and Lisa Leslie

LA Legends Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant and Lisa Leslie

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On this date, July 7, in 1972, Lisa Leslie, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) star and model is born.  In 2001, Lisa Leslie was the first WNBA player to win the regular season MVP, the All-Star Game MVP and the playoff MVP in the same season. In 2002, she was the WNBA all-time leading scorer and was named MVP of the WNBA Championship. Leslie was a member of the gold-winning U.S. Olympic teams in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. She retired from the WBNA in 2009.

On this date, July 7, in 1972, Lisa Leslie, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) star and model is born. In 2001, Lisa Leslie was the first WNBA player to win the regular season MVP, the All-Star Game MVP and the playoff MVP in the same season. In 2002, she was the WNBA all-time leading scorer and was named MVP of the WNBA Championship. Leslie was a member of the gold-winning U.S. Olympic teams in 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008. She retired from the WBNA in 2009.

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Lisa Leslie most always equate her to her Basketball skills but she truly bought Beauty and Grace to the game along with tenacity

Lisa Leslie most always equate her to her Basketball skills but she truly bought Beauty and Grace to the game along with tenacity

Halle Berry and Lisa Leslie attend BET Honors 2013 at Warner Theatre on January 12, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Halle Berry and Lisa Leslie attend BET Honors 2013 at Warner Theatre on January 12, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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