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Lisa Leslie


WNBA middle and 4-period Olympic platinum medalist who was simply a 3-period MVP, 8-period All-Star and 2-period Champ during her 12-12 months WNBA profession, all spent using the LA Sparks. She starred within the USC women’s golf ball team, earning the Freshman of the entire year award in 1991. She became the very first participant ever to dunk inside a WNBA video game on July 12, 2002. She wedded Michael Lockwood in 2006 as well as the couple includes a child named Lauren along with a child called Michael II. She and Sheryl Swoops had been two of the very most important WNBA players in little league history.

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Full Name Lisa Leslie
Date Of Birth July 7, 1972
Place Of Birth Gardena, CA
Height 1.96 m
Weight 77 kg
Profession Basketball Player
Education University of Southern California, Morningside High School
Nationality American
Spouse Michael Lockwood
Children Michael Joseph Lockwood II, Lauren Jolie Lockwood
Parents Walter Leslie, Christine Lauren Leslie
Siblings Elgin Leslie, Dionne Leslie, Tiffany Leslie
Awards WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, All-WNBA Team, WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, WNBA All-Defensive Team, Best WNBA Player ESPY Award, Naismith Women's College Player of the Year, WNBA's Top 15 Players of All Time, WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, Naismith Girl's High School Player of the Year, WNBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, Glamour Award for The Game Changer, The BET Honors Award for Athletics
Nominations Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Athlete, BET Award for Sportswoman of the Year
Star Sign Cancer

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1Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2Gave birth to her second child, a son, on April 6, 2010 named Michael Joseph Lockwood II.
3Leslie and Lockwood, a pilot and former Air Force basketball player, wed in Maui in November 2005.
4At age 34, gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Lauren Jolie was born June 15, 2007. Lauren made her debut over a week early arriving at 4:05 or 4:11 am, weighing in at 8 lbs. 11 oz and 20 inches long.
5Named to women's All-America basketball team in 1993 and 1994 while playing for USC.
6Named MVP of the 2002 All Star Game.
7Named MVP of 2002 NBA Championship
8Member of the Olympic gold-medal-winning USA women's basketball teams in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008.
9Became the first WNBA player to dunk in a game on July 30, 2002.
10Plays basketball for the WNBA.



Think Like a Man2012Lisa Leslie
Inconceivable2005TV SeriesLisa Leslie
One on One2002TV SeriesRochelle
Arli$$1997TV SeriesLisa Leslie
Martin1997TV SeriesLisa Leslie
Pipe Dreams1976Maryalyce



Nine for IX2013TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode



The Apprentice2017TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2016TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Now2015TV SeriesHerself - guest
Exhale2015TV SeriesHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Nine for IX2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2013TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Celebrity Wife Swap2013TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
The BET Honors2013TV MovieHerself
Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHerself
The Superstars2009TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
17th Annual Trumpet Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHerself
The Game2007TV SeriesHerself
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHerself
The 6th Annual Family Television Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Wanda Does It2004TV SeriesHerself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
ESPY Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Dennis Miller2004TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHerself
The Jazzspel with Eric J2003TV SeriesHerself (2003-2008)
The Simpsons2003TV SeriesHerself
All That2002TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares1999-2001TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996-2001TV SeriesHerself
Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad2000TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Jersey2000TV SeriesHerself
Sister, Sister1998-1999TV SeriesHerself
The Most Fascinating Women of 19961996TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hang Time1996TV SeriesHerself
Moesha1996TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1996TV SeriesHerself

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