Lisa Leslie To Become First Woman Honored With Statue Outside Of Staples Center

September 9, 2019
Lisa Leslie will recieve a statue next to the Staples Center.

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Lisa Leslie will become the first woman to be honored with a statue outside of Staples Center.

The WNBA ledgend will be acknowledged for all of her contributions to the city of Los Angeles as a xyz for the Sparks.

Her statue will be the first of a female athlete and WNBA player to be featured outside of the arena.

It will join other ledgends like Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and Wayne Gretzky as the 11th statue to be erected at Staples Center.

Leslie is the three time recipient of the WNBA MVP, she has been awarded four Olympic gold medals, won two championships and gained three All-Star Game MVPs.

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