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  • Griner Finds Her Music

    November 11, 2014 - HerBasketball encourages our young ladies to embrace their femininity, believe in themselves, and was developed to inspire excellence on and off the court. Of course, we advocate young ladies to maintain their femininity, but we also would like to inspire girls to be themselves and to be comfortable in the skin they're in. WNBA star, Brittney Griner, while not our typical model, she epitomizes exactly what HerBasketball motivates all girls to do; and that is to be comfortable in your own skin and to find the ‘music in you’. Brittney Griner graduated from Baylor University in 2013 and was the number 1 pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft. This WNBA champion is also an author to her memoir "In My Skin". In it she talks about the adversity she faced because of her size and athleticism, growing up. She talks about being called a man, being teased, and bullied. Instead of allowing herself to become a victim of the cruel attacks, basketball became her music and today she is a transcendent star on the global stage. Brittney Griner also announced her sexual preference following her distinguished collegiate career by expressing to the world during an interview on ESPN that she ...Read More

    Pretty Girls Can Hoop Too!

    October 14, 2014 - HerBasketball is breaking down barriers and challenging stereotypes. Yes, the Homecoming Queen also serves as the MVP of the girls’ basketball team. Don’t let the pony tail, pumps and short shorts fool you. There is a new trend of divas on the court who are out to prove that ‘Pretty Girls Can Hoop Too”! Our masculine sistas have held it down in the ‘paint’ for years and its time to show the world that there is ample room for femininity on the court. Cute girls are more than 'eye candy' with pom poms on the sideline, we are changing the face of girls’ basketball. Pretty Girls Can Hoop Too! The phenomenal WNBA star Skylar Diggins epitomizes the realities of being a transcendent beauty off the court and a cold-blooded assassin from baseline to baseline. Skylar has been featured in Essence magazine, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, as well as on the cover of ESPN The Magazine. She is a living testament that beauty and basketball can co-exist and is an incredible example that “Pretty Girls Can Hoop Too”. Throughout this season, HerBasketball will recognize other beautiful and talented female ballers as we aim to level the playing field and show ...Read More
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