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Lisa Leslie      

WNBA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist & Author of "Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You;" Coach of Ice-Cube's BIG3 Basketball League

Lisa Leslie is an American former professional basketball player. She is currently the head coach for Triplets in the BIG3 professional basketball league, as well as a studio analyst for Orlando Magic broadcasts on Fox Sports Florida.

Leslie 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.

Leslie was the first player to dunk in a WNBA game. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. In 2015, she was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Leslie was also inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

Speech Topics


Goal Setting

Leadership

Raising Self-Esteem

Team Work Makes The Dream Work (for business/teams)

Life Support (Panel Discussion for women)

Volunteerism

Who I Am (Motivational)

The Importance of Early Education for Kids

Healthy Choices for the Family

News


Basketball Legend Lisa Leslie Teams Up with Allegra® to Help ...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball Legend Lisa Leslie Teams Up with Allegra® to Help Families Enjoy Outdoor Workouts This ...

WNBA Star Lisa Leslie Has The Perfect Response To Comments ...

Let's begin by stating the obvious: At 6'5”, Lisa Leslie is tall. She always has been . In fact, the former WNBA superstar had reached the six-foot mark by the time ...

Who Got Next? | The Players' Tribune

Lisa Leslie. WNBA / Retired. I thought I retired from basketball in 1996. Once I played on the Olympic team that year and we won gold, I was done. No overseas  ...

What Is Lisa Leslie Doing Now? The Olympic Gold Medalist Is Still ...

You probably remember Lisa Leslie's basketball prowess from the Olympics in 1996, as well as from 2000, 2004, and 2008. Fun — and super ~amazing~ fact: ...

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