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by on October 14, 2021

Scott Cole will host the event again, alongside Malik Fort, broadcaster and  Nba 2k22 Mt sports host for esports, Autumn Johnson, 2K League sideline reporter and Ms.Basketball Sports host. The 2021 draft will stream live on the 2K League Twitch and YouTube channels from on March 13 at 6pm CT. The role of video games for promoting basketball for women.

Candace Parker made big news recently when she was selected to be featured on the cover of NBA2K22. The former Los Angeles Sparks teammate and coach, Lisa Leslie, paved the way by being included in Backyard Basketball in 2001. Here are the results of Leslie's inclusion as well as the way Parker's focus on her will lead to increased exposure.

Candace Parker has been chosen to be on the cover of NBA2K22 being the first female basketball player to achieve this distinction. It was actually her Los Angeles Sparks teammate and mentor Lisa Leslie who paved the way for women to appear in basketball games. Leslie was an Humungous Entertainment's Backyard Basketball player (2001) prior to the release of PlayStation 5 and 3.

While it was the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Garnett who was featured on the cover of the first Backyard Basketball, Leslie was included in the game and you could even play as her and Garnett.

Houston Comets stars Cynthia Cooper and Sheryl Swoopes both missed the 2001 WNBA season. Cooper was a two-time MVP and four-time champion, retired after the 2000 season. He returned in 2003. Swoopes was an integral part of those four championships, and was the league's reigning MVP 2001 due to a torn ACL. Leslie not only received the MVP award of 2001, she won Finals MVP after helping the Sparks to win their first title in September. 1. One month later, Backyard Basketball was released with  buy mt nba 2k22 her selected as the only female player in real life (Garnett was the only male player) instead of Cooper and Swoopes.

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