A Long Story Short
February 13, 2009 9:37 AM Subscribe
posted by jwakawaka (26 comments total)
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the first woman to be drafted by the NBA.
Recently named Iowa's best woman athlete
by Sports Illustrated, the 5'11" basketball player averaged 62.8 pts during one season and was drafted by the San Francisco Warriors straight out of high school. She briefly played in team owner Franklin Mieuli's professional women's league, but soon gave up on basketball as a career. The transition from six-on-six basketball
to five-on-five must not have gone over too well (she only averaged 35 points