Yes, Pro Ballers Can Take Orders From a Woman
“Well, it’s taken long enough.” So said Evelyn Magley upon hearing she was the first woman to own a professional men’s sports league in the U.S. Magley started The Basketball League in January across 10 American cities with her husband. Now it has 20 major sponsors and a growing roster of lower-tier players eager to show their skills over livestream broadcasts.
Are women finally getting passed the ball? From Indiana Pacers assistant general manager Kelly Krauskopf to NBA players’ union executive director Michele Roberts, a growing number are joining the game.