Candace Parker was recently featured on NBA 2K22 MT the cover for NBA2K22. The former Los Angeles Sparks teammate and coach, Lisa Leslie, paved the way to get her there when she was mentioned in Backyard Basketball in 2001. Here are the outcomes of her inclusion, and how Parker's focus will lead to increased exposure.
Candace Parker has been chosen to grace the cover of NBA2K22 being the first female basketball player ever to achieve this distinction. It was actually her Los Angeles Sparks teammate and mentor Lisa Leslie who paved the way for women to be featured 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 Kevin Garnett, the Minnesota Timberwolves basketball player who graced the cover of Backyard Basketball's original edition, Leslie was also featured and you can play as Garnett and her.
Houston Comets stars Cynthia Cooper and Sheryl Swoopes both were absent from the 2001 WNBA season. Cooper retired in the middle of the 2000 season being a two-time MVP as well as a four-time champion, and returned in 2003. Swoopes played in the four championships, and was the league’s reigning MVP. She was not able to return in 2001 due to Cheap NBA 2K22 MT Coins a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Leslie not only took home the MVP award of 2001, she was also named Finals MVP after helping the Sparks to win their first title on September. 1. One month later, Backyard Basketball was released with her named as the sole woman in the real world (Garnett was the sole men's player) instead of Cooper and Swoopes.