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  1. Relay a 'dream come true' for Border runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Border Mail

    ... Citizen of the Year and Special Olympian Alannah McKeown said it was amazing to run with the baton, chat with Lauren Jackson and be supported by her local community. Miss KcKeown's father, Alan, said he was very proud of Alannah, who has down ...

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  2. Sport / Emerging Ezi heads to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Canberra City News

    ... basketball professionally and now the 18-year-old Canberra Capitals player is being described as the next Lauren Jackson. Her coach, Paul Goriss, doesn't like to compare the two, saying she has a skillset of her own. But, like Jackson, Ezi has the ...

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  3. Q&A with Paul Nilsen Part 3: How can the Mystics and WNBA benefit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Bullets Forever

    The WNBA has had some significant international stars throughout its history. Australian center Lauren Jackson is the first player to come to mind, where she won three WNBA MVP awards and won two championships with the Seattle Storm.

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  4. WNBL: Canberra Capitals Nat Hurst and Eziyoda Magbegor named in Australian Opals squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Age

    ... quickly become a household name in her maiden WNBL season. Magbegor has already been compared to the great Lauren Jackson but she is beginning to forge her own legacy in the early stages of her career. The Capitals slumped to the second worst losing ...

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  5. How 'Spanish passion' sparked shock turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Mercury

    ... the scoreboard herself, Palau lifted her teammates to a new level, according to Aussie basketball legend Lauren Jackson. "Her energy lifted the team straight away and they played well ever since, playing with plenty of energy and trying to get to ...

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  6. Baton bearers ready for 200m in spotlight for Games relayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Border Mail

    ... give her a toot and a wave and some encouragement." Other Wodonga baton bearers include basketball legend Lauren Jackson, Tawonga Primary School principal Kim Franzke and Commonwealth Games gold medalist shooter Bruce Quick. "If they get to see ...

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  7. Cambage blasts Bogut over Twitter 'war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Mercury

    ... blue contacts,'' she says. She also reveals it was retired basketball great and her old Opals teammate Lauren Jackson who coaxed her into returning to Australia to play in the WNBL which kicks off this weekend. And it is in the domestic arena she ...

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  8. Former Canberra Capital Abby Bishop ready to end Australian Opals limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... under Brondello to rebuild her standing in the national team in what looms as a new era for the Opals after Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor retired. Bishop, a 2012 Olympian, has played only a handful of games for Australia since quitting the world ...

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  9. Canberra Capitals sign teenage superstar Eziyoda Magbegor for 2017-18 WNBL seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Age

    ... said she can't wait to combine with Goriss in her debut WNBL season and despite comparisons to legend Lauren Jackson, the teenager isn't feeling the pressure to perform. "Everyone I've talked to about Gorrie never says a bad thing about him, he ...

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  10. Basketball ACT keen to lure NBL to Canberra after launching 3-on-3 courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... soon." There are some initial plans to honour Canberra basketball legends, including Patrick Mills and Lauren Jackson, at the venue and details are expected to be finalised in the coming months. The three-on-three courts could take on extra ...

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  11. Canberra Capitals coach Paul Goriss wins Australian Opals assistant job with Sandy BrondelloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Age

    Canberra Capitals coach Paul Goriss expects a generational change in Australian basketball to help lift the Opals back to the top of the world as he prepares for an international initiation. Goriss was unveiled on Tuesday as one of two new Opals assistants who will work with coach Sandy Brondello to rebuild the team after the retirement of linchpins Lauren Jackson and Penny Taylor.

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  12. Lauren Jackson speaks of dependence on painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'Having to get off everything was really hard': Basketball star Lauren Jackson opens up about 'nightmare' dependence on painkillers and sleeping tablets Lauren Jackson called time on an illustrious career last year after 12 seasons in the Women's NBA and four Olympic campaigns for Australia. The 35-year-old told ABC's Four Corners program that she resorted to using medication to meet the demands of her career, and struggled to wean herself off prescription drugs after retirement.

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  13. Lauren Jackson's 'nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Mercury

    Lauren Jackson speaks to the media about her decision to retire from basketball. Jackson says she wanted to play at her fifth Olympics this year in Rio but a knee injury has taken away that dream.

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  14. Former WNBA player Lauren Jackson tells of painkiller...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | SFGate

    Former Australia and Seattle Storm forward/center Lauren Jackson has spoken of her "nightmare" as she weaned herself off painkillers and sleeping pills when injuries forced her retirement from basketball last year. Jackson, 35, who had 12 years in the WNBA , three world championship and four Olympic campaigns for Australia, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday that she resorted to using medication to meet the demands of her professional career.

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  15. WNBA star Lauren Jackson speaks of dependence on painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Columbian

    Former Australia and Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has spoken of her "nightmare" as she weaned herself off painkillers and sleeping pills when injury forced her retirement from basketball last year. The 35-year-old Jackson, who had 12 years in the WNBA, three world championship and four Olympic campaigns for Australia, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation she resorted to using medication to meet the demands of her professional career.

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  16. Basketball great Lauren Jackson's post-career 'nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    Australia's greatest basketballer, Lauren Jackson, has described the "nightmare" of weaning herself off the painkillers and sleeping pills she depended on during her career.Jackson told the ABC's Four Corners program she turned to the medications to meet her contractual obligations in the world's best basketball leagues. Lauren Jackson's painkiller 'nightmare' Former Opal and WNBA star reveals the extra hurdles she faced at the end of her sporting career.

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  17. Australia's greatest basketball talent's painkiller 'nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Australia's greatest basketballer, Lauren Jackson, has described the "nightmare" of weaning herself off the painkillers and sleeping pills she depended on during her career. Jackson has told the ABC she turned to the medications to meet her contractual obligations in the world's best basketball leagues.

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  18. 'See you later, thanks for coming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Mercury

    ... withdrawal, and in many ways you could probably liken it to coming off something like cocaine," Clews said. Lauren Jackson speaks to the media about her decision to retire from basketball. Jackson says she wanted to play at her fifth Olympics this ...

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    May 1, 2017 | Border Mail

    Albury's Lauren Jackson has described the "nightmare" of weening herself off the painkillers and sleeping pills she depended on during her career. Australia's greatest basketballer told the ABC's Four Corners program she turned to the medications to meet her contractual obligations in the world's best basketball leagues.

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  20. Basketball great Lauren Jackson's post-career 'nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Australia's greatest basketballer, Lauren Jackson, has described the "nightmare" of weening herself off the painkillers and sleeping pills she depended on during her career.

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