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From Pipe Dreams to Hoop Dreams: The History of Women’s Basketball

In this week’s episode of NBA DNA, we dig into the history of women’s pro hoops: from the early days in colleges and church basements to the ill-fated leagues of the 1980s, and finally, the creation of the 1996 Women’s Dream Team. Hannah shares the lesser-known story of the barnstorming tour that led to today's WNBA and sits down with some of the women who made it possible: Rebecca Lobo and former WNBA president Val Ackerman.

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