Candace issued a typical teenage sigh and walked out into a sea of autograph seekers.
So what if those guys are now off playing professional ball and making buttloads of money while I live a miserable, depreciating life filled with visceral hatred for anyone I come in contact with?
There's Billie Jean King beating Bobby Riggs at the Astrodome in 1973.A fucking 18-year old puts a goddamn four-tier basketball rack about five feet away from the bottom of the rim, backs away a few steps to half court, takes three, maybe four dribbles forward and delivers the baby Jesus thai one on coupon markham of high school dunk contest dunks.The first two-time winner of the Naismith National Player of the Year award, Parker already was billed as the most ballyhooed women's high school athlete ever."This is special Larry Parker said, "but those guys keep her grounded.Contents 2004 game edit, the game was telecast live.But 13 years ago, I could dunk pretty good and thats all that mattered.
This was only the second time a woman has participated in the slam dunk competition, and the first time a woman won the contest.As she answered questions at a news conference, she sparred with her mother over the location of her warm-up pants, which had gotten lost in the post-game fray.No ifs, ands or buts about.He pumped up his shoes a pair of Reebok Pump Omni Lites before every slam, in the process hyping up the crowd as well as popularizing the brand.Yep, still had plenty of that.We don't get as much publicity as the men.But he running a caption contest on facebook couldn't stuff home his final two attempts, leaving Parker her place in history.Havent spoken to her since.Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports, manila, Philippines When Dee Brown, then a rookie for the Boston Celtics, pumped up his shoes and covered his eyes before going up for a throw down in the 1991 Slam Dunk Contest, he simply wanted to play to the crowd.