"She's changed the way women's basketball is played," Parker said. "She's changed the nature of women's basketball."
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"I think that that's what so great about our team," Parker said. "We've been through everything this year - injuries, people coming in and out. We've had to fight the whole year. This is something we didn't really talk about."
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