It’s a boy for Lisa Leslie and husband Michael Lockwood, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. Baby MJ, as he will be called, joins big sister Lauren Jolie, 2½, as well as Mikaela, 15, and Gabrielle, 18, Lockwood’s daughters from his previous marriage.Although the retired pro basketball star wasn’t due to deliver until May, Michael Joseph Lockwood II weighed in at 7 lbs., 13 oz. Former LA Sparks star Leslie, 37, announced the pregnancy in December."I never felt I was a pioneer because so many leagues tried to start before the WNBA," she said. I wanted to be prepared to play, and then play well in the game, and then I never left the court without signing autographs or posing for pictures or shaking hands. I wanted that crowd for home games to grow from 3,000 to 4,000 to 5,000 to 6,000." In a fledging league, in a sport that and to dazzle to remain on radar, Leslie did her part, and that's why her place in the women's game was so enormous. I think in the context of the women's game, being able to dunk was a big deal. However, I did feel a responsibility to connect with our fans and sponsors.In 2002, she was the WNBA all-time leading scorer and was named MVP of the WNBA Championship.
Height is a minor detail (not a handicap), but society makes us feel super insecure if we don't fit into a certain mold. Being short is not the reason you haven't achieved your goals; however, there is some truth about short men having to prove themselves and having to work harder than the taller counterpart."My mom was prepared to give me nothing but positive thoughts well before I grew tall," Leslie said."She wanted us kids to be whatever we wanted to be.Career and Net Worth Lisa Leslie height was the main reason, she got an offer from her high school teammate to help on the basketball team.While she was in grade eight she was transferred to a school without a girls' basketball team so she decided to join a basketball team which helped a lot to increase her playing abilities and confidence.