Lisa Deshaun Leslie-Lockwood is a former professional American women’s basketball player who played in the WNBA during her career. She started playing basketball on an all-boy basketball team in her middle school and later played on an all-girls school team with the record 33-1. She is a four-time Olympic gold medal winner and WNBA Most Valuable Player three times. Lisa was a team member of the University of Southern California and the seventh pick in the 1997 inaugural WNBA draft. Over the course of 11 consecutive seasons for the Los Angeles Sparks before her retirement, she achieved two WNBA championships and seven WNBA All-Star appearances. Lisa is widely considered as superstar of the WNBA history. She was voted one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history by her fans. But, the world obsessed with skin colour was not satisfied, and had to slam her as the ‘dark’ black girl.