June 20, 1997. History is being made in the Los Angeles Forum. And thousands of men, women, and children are there to watch it. Thousands more will tune in on TV. Why? It’s the first game of the Women’s National Basketball Association—and a brand-new era in women’s sports. Here is the inside story on the teams and the players of this ground-breaking new league. Read about Lisa Leslie and Rebecca Lobo -- once Olympic teammates, now opponents. Discover the touching story of MVP Cynthia Cooper’s biggest fan. From injuries, team rivalries, and buzzer-beating slam dunks, WNBA: We Got Next! captures all the pulse-pounding excitement of the first season through exciting photographs and illustrations, and in a text that second and third graders can read all by themselves. Gail Herman lives in Newton, MA. Edward Heins lives in Brooklyn, NY.