It wasn't supposed to come to this.
Just two years ago, the U.S. had two professional women's basketball leagues: the WNBA and the ABL. It was a heady time. Two pro leagues; decades of hard work paying off. It meant players like Bridgette Gordon and Jennifer Azzi, college standouts forced to play pro ball overseas, could come home. Gordon signed with the higher-profile WNBA, Azzi with the... More >>>
By AP/ Wide World
Back in the day: Before two pro leagues divided women's basketball, Jennifer Azzi starred on the '96 Olympic team.