Los Angeles Sparks Honor President Sharon Herzberger

Thursday, August 20, 2009

The Los Angeles Sparks women's basketball team honored President Sharon Herzberger last night during its annual Inspiring Women Night in the Staples Center.

The first ever Lisa Leslie Inspiring Women Awards was presented at halftime on the court. Four inspirational women that have made an indelible mark in their field and community from four different industries were selected to receive the award.

Lisa Leslie has inspired generations of athletes as a three-time WNBA MVP, two-time WNBA Champion, four-time Olympic Gold Medalist and member of the WNBA All-Decade Team.

During the game, Leslie scored a season-high 28 points helping her team earn a 78-63 victory over the Minnesota Lynx.

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