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The common misconception of women basketball players

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Suquoya Tyler

on 27 April 2010

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Women and Basketball When thinking about female basketball players, people tend to think of tomboys or women who are lesbians. When in fact this misconception is very untrue. If you look at some of the most famous WNBA stars you will notice that most of them are married and some even have children. Candace Parker First woman to ever dunk in a NCAA tournament Second player in the WNBA to dunk in a game Yes, these women play a sport that is very rough and is looked at as a men's sport but that doesnt mean that they are "manly". A lot of these women are actually quite girly outside of basketball. Candace Parker Tina Thompson Many female basketball players are looked as lesbians but in actuality most of these women are married or have families. Female basketball payers have proven themselves to be just as skilled as male players. Shares some of the same accolades as Wilt Chambelain and Wes Unseld Lisa Leslie First woman to dunk in a WNBA game First player in the WNBA to score 3,000 total career points Won 4 Olympic Gold Medals in her basketball career It clear to see that although they can be just as good of players as men, not all female basketball players are lesbians. In fact, the only woman who is really known to be a lesbian in the WNBA is Sheryl Swoopes. Special Thanks: YouTube Google Images
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