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Lisa Borders Responds To Wiggins' Comments, Says She Was "Stunned"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

WNBA President Lisa Borders said she was "stunned and disappointed" to learn that former WNBAer Candice Wiggins had called her experience in the league "toxic," according to the AP. Borders on Thursday in a statement said, "It concerns me if any of our players do not have a positive experience and I...

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