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Lisa Leslie

Mark Stewart

Lisa Leslie

Queen of the Court

by Mark Stewart

  • 192 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9571709M
ISBN 100516245848
ISBN 109780516245843

Lisa Leslie. American basketball player. Hard as it may be to believe, there was a time when Los Angeles Sparks star and WNBA pioneer member Lisa Leslie renounced basketball. Standing six feet tall in the seventh grade, Leslie was asked constantly if she played the game. Rather than spurring her interest, though, the repeated inquisitions turned her against the sport. Contact AthleteSpeakers today at to book Lisa Leslie for a keynote speech, virtual meetings, corporate appearance, grand opening, product announcement, moderated Q&A or for an exclusive meet and greet. The booking agents at AthleteSpeakers work on your behalf to get you the best price for your desired sports celebrity.

Get this from a library! Lisa Leslie. [Brent P Kelley] -- Presents a biography of the star player for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.   Agyei Tyehimba discusses Gayle King's recent interview with WNBA legend Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant. He addresses the controversial question that angered many Black people who saw the interview.

Lisa Leslie is undoubtedly the most-recognized player of both the WNBA and Team USA, who brought considerably more than a stunning visage and statuesque body to the court. Throughout her storied career Leslie was the absolute most dominant player in the women's game. Leslie carried the gold-winning Team USA in , , and   View Lisa Leslie’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Lisa has 9 jobs listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Lisa’s Title: Sr. Director, Client .


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Lisa Leslie by Mark Stewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lisa Leslie is definitely one of those women. In her book, "Don't Let The Lipstick Fool You", you will get a better view of Lisa the person as well as the athlete.

She shares her life, her beliefs, and her career. I truly enjoyed the book and highly recommend it to any WNBA fan/5(25). Over the course of Lisa Leslie's very successful career she's emerged as the Top women's center to ever play the game, if not the top player regardless of position.

This book is great for it's stories about the early years when Lisa was in high school and college. Follows her career right thru the first WNBA Season.4/5(1). Lisa Leslie is the author of Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You ( avg rating, 88 ratings, 15 reviews, published ) and From the Court to the Boardroo /5.

On the Court With Lisa Leslie book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since signing with Lisa Leslie book Los Angeles Sparks inLisa L /5(5). From the Court to the Boardroom In a new book by power house authors, Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie and award winning CEO Bridgette Chambers, readers quickly learn how to reignite the powerful foundation of strength formed while playing competitive sports and parlay those life changing, high performing behaviors into success in the business world.

"Lisa and Franco manage to share age-old truths about human life in an unbelievably creative, hilarious, and smart way. The truths they write about are deep and profound, and yet this book is fun, light, and entertaining. Amy Johnson, Psychologist and author of Being Human and The Little Book of Big Change.

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Lisa Leslie has. 4 days to complete your request. Exclusive book excerpt: 'From the Court to the Boardroom' by Lisa Leslie and Bridgette Chambers In "From the Court to the Boardroom," Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie and award-winning CEO Bridgette.

Synopsis. InLisa Leslie was the first WNBA player to win the regular season MVP, the All-Star Game MVP and the playoff MVP in the same season.

Lisa Leslie is married to Michael J Lockwood. Michael is Boeing Captain and a real state investor. They married on November 5,in Maui, Hawaii.

This is the second marriage of Michael and has two daughters from his first marriage. The couple gave birth to a daughter, Lauren Jolie Lockwood in and a son in Michael J Lockwood II in Parents: Christine Lauren Leslie, Walter Leslie.

Lisa Leslie is a former WNBA player and Olympic gold medalist and is considered one of the greatest female basketball players of all-time. She was selected as the seventh overall pick in the WNBA”s inaugural draft in and went on to play for the Los Angeles Sparks fromwinning back-to-back WNBA championships in and and being named Finals MVP.

The three-time Olympic gold medalist, three-time MVP of the WNBA, and two-time world champion with the Los Angeles Sparks shares how she triumphed over adversity to become a world-famous athlete Author: Lisa Leslie.

Leslie Book. Professor of Law. Biography. Professor Book joined the Villanova Law School the Fall ofwhere he is a Professor of Law.

While at Villanova, Professor Book was Director of the Federal Tax Clinic fromDirector of the Graduate Tax Program from and Director of the Online Graduate Tax Program from Leslie authored her own book "Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You" inand in became the first WNBA player turned Co-Owner of the Los Angeles Sparks.

Inshe both received her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and launched the Lisa Leslie Basketball & Leadership Academy. I chose Lisa Leslie as my hero.

Lisa is a professional basketball player who plays for the LA Sparks. She is 6’5”, weighsand plays starting center. Lisa has played for the USA women’s basketball team, and has won 2 gold medals. Lisa is an amazing basketball player. She has a. The Lisa Leslie Award.

In the summer ofthe sport of women's basketball received another much-needed shot in the arm with the launch of the Women's National Basketball Association.

The Los Angeles Sparks, the latest addition to the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown, landed Lisa Leslie from the University of Southern California.

The resume of the L.A. basketball legend and basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie includes 4 Olympics gold medals, 2 WNBA championships, 3 MVP awards, and 8 First team All-WNBA honors on the court. Off the court, her resume includes book author, sports commentator, and analyst, actress and WNBA team owner.

In NovemberWNBA legend Lisa Leslie tied the knot with Michael Lockwood, a pilot for UPS and author, before 85 guests in Maui. The happy couple met through Michael’s friend, whom Lisa met. Part-time fashion model, Lisa Leslie is a high-profile athlete young readers will enjoy learning more about.

Author Bio Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than sports-themed books for young : Ebook. So having rejected basketball years before, I was quite surprised to come home from college a few years later to hear her raving about Los Angeles Sparks center Lisa Leslie’s book, Lisa Leslie.

Leslie authored her own book "Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You" inand in became the first WNBA player turned Co-Owner of the Los Angeles Sparks. Inshe both received her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and launched the Lisa Leslie Basketball & Leadership Academy.5/5(3).Get this from a library!

Lisa Leslie. [Terri Dougherty] -- Describes the life and career of the player who led the women's Olympic basketball team to .LeBron James chimes in on Gayle King-Lisa Leslie controversy Updated ; Posted WNBA legend Lisa Leslie is interviewed by Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday, Feb.

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