Lisa Leslie

Yesterday Russ made comments surrounding the Gayle King situation that lead people to believe that he was defending her. But, he says he wasn’t defending her rather he was, “defending journalism,” and what they’re taught. In Journalism school you’re taught that “if it bleeds it leads,” and Gayle “artfully” asked the question to Lisa Leslie; […]

Gayle King has drawn the ire of  Kobe Bryant’s mourning fans. In an interview on “CBS This Morning” King asked former L.A. Sparks star and Bryant friend Lisa Leslie did she think supporting him was ‘complicated.” A poised Leslie said that in her twenty-year friendship with Kobe she’d never seen him being aggressive with women. […]

Lisa Leslie is going to be honored in a historic way.

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Dikembe Mutombo, who registered 3,289 blocks during his NBA career, is among the 11-member Class of 2015 selected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, which was announced Monday. Mutombo, who played 18 NBA seasons and was an eight-time All-Star selection and four-time NBA defensive player of the year, will be enshrined along with […]

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday. She is joined by former Houston Comets star Janeth Arcain, University of Georgia standout Janet Harris, former Duke coach Gail Goestenkors, longtime Oregon high school coach Brad Smith and Oklahoma State coach Kurt Budke, who was killed […]

After 13 NBA seasons, Jalen Rose wanted to use his celebrity, considerable income from the NBA and his commitment to helping youth to uplift his hometown of Detroit. To that end, the former baller, now an NBA analyst for ESPN co-founded a charter school, the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit. It opened in 2011, […]