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After 15 years, Tina Thompson remains

The Sparks forward is the only player to play in all 15 WNBA seasons

Updated: June 23, 2011, 2:27 PM ET
By Blair Angulo | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Tina Thompson had set her sights on law school. She took the necessary entrance exams and began to assemble a list of possible postgraduate institutions. It was all shaping up nicely until, suddenly, an opportunity to play professional basketball presented itself. Thompson changed plans, trading in a possible career inside the courtroom for one on the court. Fifteen years later, the Los Angeles Sparks forward is the only player to play in every WNBA season.

"I definitely ...

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