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  1. WNBA legend Lisa Leslie among six to be inducted into Women's Bas...

    WNBA legend Lisa Leslie and five others will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  2. Basketball great Lisa Leslie

    Leslie averaged 17.3 points and 9.1 rebounds in her 12-year career, all spent with the Sparks. Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, following the release of the NCAA women's basketball bracket, we'll chat with one of the greatest women's basketbal...

    Chat | March 17, 2014
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  5. Diana Taurasi of Phoenix Mercury ties Lisa Leslie with 8th All-WN...

    Diana Taurasi has tied Lisa Leslie with a record eighth appearance on the All-WNBA team.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
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  7. WNBA -- Ever-confident Katie Smith remains underappreciated

    Heather Burns

    Long before she ever stepped on the court in the WNBA, Katie Smith had plenty of confidence. Twenty years later, it's well deserved, but her career remains a bit underappreciated compared to other legends.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  8. Tina Thompson makes her points

    espnW

    On this day in 2010, Tina Thompson hit a 16-foot jumper for the Los Angeles Sparks to pass Lisa Leslie's record of 6,263 points and become the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. "It's only points," Thompson said at the time. Three years later, Thompson,...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  9. WNBA -- 3 To See ready for WNBA debuts

    Mechelle Voepel

    The top four picks in the WNBA draft, including Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins, will be on display in Monday's ESPN2 doubleheader.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  10. At the top of their game

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    On the eve of the 2013 WNBA opener, it's time to tip our caps to some of the record-holders in the league's first 16 seasons. Let's start with Seattle's Tina Thompson, who is the WNBA's all-time leading scorer with 7,009 points. Thompson, the only pl...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  11. WNBA - Rebecca Lobo, Lisa Leslie and Sheryl Swoopes paved the way...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Before Brittney Griner, Elena Delle Donne and Skylar Diggins, there was Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes and Rebecca Lobo, who helped shape the WNBA into what it is today.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  12. Basketball great Lisa Leslie

    Leslie averaged 17.3 points and 9.1 rebounds in her 12-year career, all spent with the Sparks. Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, in advance of the NCAA women's basketball championship game Tuesday night, we'll chat with one of the greatest wome...

    Chat | April 05, 2013
  13. Women have long history of dunking

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today's NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been hosted since 1984, coincidentally the same year Georgeann Wells became the first woman to dunk in college ball. More recently, Baylor standout Brittney Griner brought the dunk into the spotlight, extending her N...

    Blog | February 16, 2013
  14. Yearbook, July 30: A historic WNBA dunk

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 30, 2002: Ten years ago today, the Los Angeles Sparks' Lisa Leslie did what no WNBA player had done: Dunk....

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  15. Lisa Leslie becomes designer for auction

    Patrick Dorsey

    Lisa Leslie is not an artist. She is the first to admit that. "I would say I'm much more analytical than I am creative," Leslie said. That didn't stop the former women's basketball star -- with two WNBA Finals MVP Awards, three regular-season ...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  16. Yearbook, June 21: The WNBA tips off

    Patrick Dorsey

    June 21, 1997: That jump. Lisa Leslie won the ceremonial version, over Kym Hampton. "But I got the real tip [pictured], and we won the game," Hampton told the Associated Press years later. Indeed they did, a 67-57, New York Liberty-over-Los Angele...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  17. 40 greatest female athletes: Lisa Leslie

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    ESPN is marking the 40th anniversary of Title IX by unveiling the top 40 female athletes of the past 40 years. As a senior at Morningside (Inglewood, Calif.), Lisa Leslie once scored 101 points. In the first half. The other team never even bothe...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  18. New faces on Los Angeles Sparks coming together

    Ramona Shelburne

    Think the Sparks have underachieved since drafting Candace Parker? You're not the only one. The L.A. star is her own worst critic, but knows the team is on to something special if the Sparks can just work out their roles.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  19. 2012 London Olympics -- Will Cappie Pondexter have shot to make 2...

    Mechelle Voepel

    DENVER -- Of the 12 players who won gold in women's basketball with Team USA at the 2008 Beijing Games, six were named to the 2012 Olympic squad Friday. Of those who weren't: USA Basketball legend and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie has...

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2012