Lisa Leslie - Quotes

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Everyone talks about age, but it's not about age. It's about work ethic. Winning never gets old.

Everyone talks about age, but it's not about age. It's about work ethic. Winning never gets old.

To feel the presence of the Lord is an amazing thing.

To feel the presence of the Lord is an amazing thing.

I'm strong, I'm tough, I still wear my eyeliner. ---->>>

I'm probably taller than 90% of the men I meet. ---->>>

It's really not about the money. It's just about educating yourself. ---->>>

When I watch kids play basketball, they don't know how to think the game. They know what it should look like, but they don't know why. ---->>>

Well, the first quality of being a good leader is you have to be able to follow. See, a good leader can't just be the leader all the time, I have to be able to follow. ---->>>

I'm a better and more educated person because of basketball. ---->>>

Boys have a tendency to jump around a lot more than girls. Boys have that desire to want to dunk way more than girls do. It just never seemed like something we could truly fathom and do. ---->>>

Most people compliment me on maintaining my femininity while I'm on the court. People like the fact that I model. My fans or little girls always say they want to play sports, but also want to be a model like me and I think that's great. ---->>>

I don't think I would have been able to stick with it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court. I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am. ---->>>

For me, being tall was very positive because I thought my mom was the most beautiful person ever. ---->>>

Goal-setting and achieving those goals - that's just what I do. ---->>>

Actually just recently I came up with that idea, watching the movie 'Legally Blonde' and I was like, 'Cool, that's something I want to do.' ---->>>

I always knew I wanted to be in television when I was a kid, and I knew I wanted to model. ---->>>

I think it's great for the women to show that they are women and be feminine. And that's something that I've always promoted. ---->>>

I've grown so much since 1996. I think that was the turning point of when I started to go to church every Sunday and not just because you're supposed to. But because you enjoy going and listening to the Word and being excited about it. ---->>>

You just don't want to get pigeon-holed into one position. That's why even though I start out at center, I may play small forward, if I get a rebound and you're not there I can bring the ball up. ---->>>

There's a lot of women in the WNBA. There's a lot of women who could be here. To be voted by the fans says a lot - that people are aware of what's going on. I'm really thankful. I think they just really appreciate my talent so I'm definitely grateful. ---->>>

Until now, until I actually got into law class, I just never thought of it as being an interest for me, but it's really funny because now that I'm in law, I'm like 'Wow, I could be a lawyer. ---->>>

I have 'the first' attached to my name in a whole lot of different aspects when it comes to the sport of basketball. ---->>>

Right now I'm 185, which is really good for me yet very hard for me to maintain. My weight seems high for the average woman, but I've got big bones and I'm maintaining muscle. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-07, 1972
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Occupation: Athlete
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Lisa Deshaun Leslie (born July 7, 1972) is a former American professional basketball player who played in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. The number-seven pick in the 1997 inaugural WNBA draft, she followed her career at the University of Southern California with eight WNBA All-Star selections and two WNBA championships over the course of eleven seasons with the Los Angeles Sparks, before retiring in 2009 (wikipedia)