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Parker is already standing tall, and has room to grow

Team USA's Candace Parker, the new face of women's basketball, is a fan of the games of many players from the past. Team USA's Candace Parker, the new face of women's basketball, is a fan of the games of many players from the past. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
By Marc J. Spears
Globe Staff / August 13, 2008

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Nancy Lieberman-Cline was the first to open the door wide for women's basketball. Cheryl Miller brought more attention to the game with her ability to score at will. Lisa Leslie was the first to bring a strong combination of game and femininity while also being able to dunk. And Cynthia Cooper was the WNBA's first dominant player to become synonymous ... (Full article: 1212 words)

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