Published on August 28th, 2017 | by PEM0
PERCY MILLER (MASTER P) SIGNS HALL OF FAMER LISA LESLIE TO COACH NEW ORLEANS GATORS GLOBAL MIXED GENDER BASKETBALL LEAGUE
(NEW ORLEANS-August 28, 2017) New Orleans Gator’s owner, Percy Miller announced he signed Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie to coach his Global Mixed Gender Team. Leslie, three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medalist will serve as head coach. Per GMGB policy, contract details were not disclosed.
Leslie attended the University of Southern California and went on to play with the Los Angeles Sparks. She was also selected as a WNBA All-Star and won two WNBA championships over the course of eleven seasons. “Coach Leslie’s expertise, history and knowledge of the game will be a tremendous asset to our team,” says Miller. “We are extremely excited and blessed to have her join the Gator’s family.” Continued Miller.
GMGB is a professional co-ed basketball league and Lisa Leslie is no stranger to playing against guys during her career. She started off playing guys from the streets to the pros. “I had a chance to experience her hard work and competitiveness first-hand, I played her during the summer of my pro career, she’s smart, she knows basketball and she’s a beast on the court. That’s the kind of spirit we need in our Gator’s organization.” said Miller.
Lisa Leslie stated, “I’m proud to be the coach, the face of this team and organization. I love that this league stands for equality and giving back. I can’t wait until September 23rd so the world can witness history as we put some of the best pro co-ed talent on the same court at one time in Las Vegas.”
For more information, go to www.NewOrleansGators.com or www.GlobalMixedGenderBasketball.com