SHERYL SWOOPES RECGOGNIZED BY WNBA WITH BOOST MOBILE PIONEER AWARD

September 29, 2015

The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni, congratulates member Sheryl Swoopes, who was recognized with the WNBA Boost Mobile Pioneer Award. Swoopes received the award at the WNBA Inspiring Women Luncheon presented by ESPN on September 28.

During her playing career, Swoopes was named WNBA Most Valuable Player three times (2000, 2002, 2005) and Defensive Player of the Year three times (2000, 2002, 2003). Swoopes was also a six-time WNBA All-Star. She represented Team USA in the Olympic Games in 1996, 2000, and 2004.

Swoopes is currently the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Loyola University Chicago.