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Youth movement takes over All-Star Game

Originally Published: May 11, 2007
By Nancy Lieberman | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: This column was written before Tina Thompson was named a starter for the Western Conference All-Stars in place of Sue Bird, who will miss the game after undergoing knee surgery.

The league's legends are getting left behind.

When the 2007 All-Star Game is played Sunday in Washington, D.C. (ABC, 3:30 p.m. ET), Lisa Leslie will likely be in Los Angeles with her newborn daughter and Sheryl Swoopes will probably be back home in Houston, sidelined by a back injury for ...

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