Worth the Wait

Originally Published: January 27, 2009
By Glenn Nelson | ESPN HoopGurlz

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Basketball was invented here 100 years before Rebecca Lobo set the state's high-school scoring record for girls or boys, and it's doubtful that James Naismith could have envisioned such an evolutionary leap for his creation. Yet, here we are, 18 years later, in the embryonic days of the Yes-We-Can era, after all, and it's still difficult to imagine a media posse in a hot and packed gym, recording every precious move by a teenaged American girl with a Muslim name who ...

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