If you decided to do an internet search for Cynthia Cooper, you might as well look up the word success because that’s where you will find all you need to know about this woman. She is an Olympic Champion, a Four-time WNBA Champion, a Four-time WNBA Finals MVP, a Two-time WNBA MVP, had her No. 44 jersey retired by the Ladies of Troy at USC and is a Hall of Famer. On top of that, she’s also a mother.
Cooper will be the coach of The Lady Hoopers during The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational taking place from July 19 to July 29 at the Orleans in Las Vegas, NV. The Battle of the Sexes game takes place on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The game will be five-on-five, full court and each quarter will be played for 8:46 in honor of the late George Floyd, who was murdered this past spring by a Minneapolis police officer.
We caught up with Cynthia Cooper to talk about the The 5 Tournament Pro Basketball Invitational, how she and her family are remaining healthy throughout the pandemic and if we might see her come off the bench.
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