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WNBA celebrates 15 seasons

League celebrates 15 seasons

Originally Published: June 22, 2011
By Michelle Smith

LOS ANGELES -- Some days are just not meant to be about the details.

Because details, those are easy to find.

Just look 'em up. Like June 21, 1997, the day of the first WNBA game.

Or 14,284, the number of people who showed up at the Great Western Forum to watch the Los Angeles Sparks play the New York Liberty that day.

Or the fact that Penny Toler scored the first basket in league history.

Or that New York won that game 67-57.

Those are the ...

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