Lisa Leslie

Retiring from the WNBA in 2009, Lisa Leslie left a legacy of firsts. The 6-foot 5-inch powerhouse was the first woman in the league to dunk, the first team sport athlete to win four consecutive Olympic Gold Medals and the first WNBA player to earn three MVP awards. In 2001 and 2002, the L.A. Sparks' swift center led her team to back-to-back championships, solidifying her title as the most recognized figure in women's professional basketball. The former Wilhelmina model is a mother of two, a wife, author and, in August 2011, she became a co-owner of the L.A. Sparks. Having built a career as a regular sports commentator, she joined NBC as an analyst for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Leslie will also be featured as an honoree at this year’s BET Honors.

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Celebrity Birthdays: Happy Birthday, Jaden Smith!

Lance Gross, Lil' Kim and more celebrate this week.

Making Moves Outside the Game

Laila Ali and Lisa Leslie talk the game outside of the game.

See How the Stars Ring in the Holidays

Game, Kevin Hart, Beyoncé and more celebs get into the spirit.

Nike Celebrates 25 Years of Its "Just Do It" Campaign

Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Serena Williams and more star in top Nike ads in 25 years of the “Just Do It” campaign.

Best Dressed of the Week: Gabby's Little Black Dress

Plus, Rihanna is white-hot, J.Lo stuns in gold and more.

BET Experience: Making Moves Outside the Game

Lisa Leslie & Laila Ali talk transitioning from pro-sports. (7/4/2013)
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