David Stern thinks a woman could play in the NBA within a decade. "I think that's well within the range of probability," he told SI's Ian Thomsen. The Nets' front office mates say it could happen. Rod Thorn thinks the level of athletic ability in the WNBA has made an "unbelieveable" jump recently. Kiki Vandeweghe says if it happens, it'll be a "specialist" rather than a star who crosses over.
- Weekly Countdown: A woman's place could soon be in the NBA - Ian Thomsen - Sports Illustrated