NBA TV to Premiere As We Rise: 25 Years of the WNBA Presented by Nike One-Hour Documentary, Saturday, May 14, at 7 pm ET –

The following was issued by Turner Sports PR:

WNBA Legends, Coaches, Executives and Current Players Provide an In-Depth Look at the
25-Year History of the Longest Running Women’s Professional League in the United States

NBA TV will premiere its latest documentary – As We Rise: 25 Years of the WNBA presented by Nike – covering the evolution of the league, progress on and off the court, and the top moments which helped shape the WNBA on Saturday, May 14, at 7 pm ET.

The hour-long special – produced in association with Bleacher Report and HighlightHER – features more than 30 interviews, from pioneers that helped blaze the trail during the early days of professional women’s basketball, such as Ann Meyers, Carol Blazejowski, Nancy Lieberman and Cheryl Millerto the WNBA’s first headliners, including Lisa Leslie, Rebecca Lobo and Sheryl Swoopesand modern day stars Candace Parker, A’Ja Wilson, Sylvia Fowles, Nneka Ogwumike and Breanna Stewart.

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