Sheryl Swoopes

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Sheryl Swoopes


United States

Birth - Death

1971 -



Notable Achievements

Olympic Gold, World Champion


WNBA basketball player, being the first player signed on its creation. Three-time Olympic gold medal winner (1996, 2000, 2004) and two time World Champion (1998, 2002). Was the first WNBA three-time MVP and the first WNBA three-time Defensive Player of the Year. She was also a 6-time WNBA All-Star and even became the second WNBA player to be named the regular season MVP and the All-Star MVP in the same season. Former head coach, women's basketball team, Loyola University Chicago, to 2016.

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