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Lauren Jackson relishing every moment

Lauren Jackson relishing every moment

Originally Published: September 12, 2011
By Michelle Smith

Lauren Jackson can see the sand running out of the hourglass.

The 17-year-old basketball prodigy who was the great young star of Australian basketball is 30 years old now. She has many fewer years at the front end of her career than she has in the back.

And her latest injury, a torn labrum in her hip that required surgery, was a stark reminder.

"When you are dealing with injuries, you don't ever know if it's going to be the end of your career or not," Jackson said. "I've ...

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