#HerStory : Lisa Leslie To Receive Statue Outside Of Staples Center!
WNBA All Star legend #LisaLeslie is still creating history within her own right. It has recently been announced that she is set to receive her very own Statue outside of the Los Angeles Staple Center.
According to #Blavity; Leslie’s statue will be the 11th outside of the Staples Center. However she will be the first WNBA player to ever receive this honor.
"We believe Lisa deserves a statue and plan to make that part of the lease renewal discussion with AEG which should take place in the next week or two,” states Sparks basketball team management partner Eric Holoman to the Los Angeles Times.
Sources have indicated that Lee Zeidman, president of Staples Center, Microsoft Theater and LA Live, has commented in a forwarded statement to the the Los Angeles Times that he is eager to discuss the 2020 WNBA season with Sparks ownership as they negotiate a new lease for the 2020 season and beyond.
“In addition, we plan to discuss the timing and placement of a permanent statue at Staples Center honoring one of the great all-time WNBA players, Lisa Leslie,” Zeidman told the Los Angeles Times.