Birthplace: Gardena, CA
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
WNBA Seasons: 12
WNBA Championships: 2
WNBA MVP: 3
Coach Lisa Leslie is basketball legend, having won two WNBA titles and four Olympic Gold Medals for Team USA. Leslie was the first player to dunk in a WNBA game and elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.
Leslie joins BIG3 Championship head coach Nancy Lieberman as the only female head coaches of a professional mens team, further showing the league’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. She led expansion team Triplets to a championship title in their first season and won Coach of the Year in 2019.
As reported earlier in 2020, the Triplets entire team as well as Leslie will be back to repeat as champions in Season 4.