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Kenny Mayne chats with a WNBA legend

Updated: July 6, 2009, 2:14 PM ET
By Kenny Mayne | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the July 13 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

KM: I remember you in college, then the Olympics and then the WNBA. You've been the constant in women's basketball. Did you always feel destined for that role? LL: Actually, I was far from an athlete growing up. I wasn't aggressive. I didn't want to fall. I didn't want to sweat. But when I'm on the court, my "Wonder Woman effect" takes over. I change and become aggressive. It's like, Don't mess with me. I want to ...

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