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The WNBA - Women's Basketball won't ever be the same I understand I won't ever forget my first WNBA basketball match. It was the inaugural season, the inaugural match in Madison Square Garden, June 27, 1997. The president of the WNBA Val Ackerman tossed the ball up in centre court as celebrities recorded Kim Hampton of the New York Liberty and Lisa Leslie of the L.A. Sparks reached to tip the ball. This was a huge event and the audience's noise level was an entire acknowledgement of the actuality. Madison Square Garden was packaged, the lights went out and the cries got louder; this was history. The statement of the WNBA came with blended regards. There were people who believed that it took the United States long enough, and there were people who did not understand the purpose of having a professional women's baseball team. I find myself for this day defending the thoughts many have about women's basketball - collegiate as well as differently. The regular comments are: 'It is too slow!' 'The scores are so low!' 'There's nothing to watch!' 'They do not dunk!' All the silly dumb remarks. My male cousin fails to watch a game; he just doesn't see the stage. My sentiments were in regard to the quantity it required the WNBA to be formed. As a young basketball player I shared the dream of becoming the first woman in the NBA. (There had to be some objective!) Although those earlier, possessing the increased talent were not able to do it, perhaps they were just paving the way for me. I continued with all the basketball camps, the championships, and the college teams. I was eventually surprised to understand that there really existed a Professional Women's basketball league. The only problem was that it had been an ocean and a couple time zones away. I did not unders...