On and off the basketball court, WNBA player Tamika Catchings is truly an all-star.
The Indiana Fever forward was named the 2012 WNBA Finals MVP and is a seven-time WNBA All-Star.
In 2011, she was voted one of the top fifteen players in WNBA history. But all Catchings’ successes have come through hard work and dedication, overcoming childhood hearing and speech problems, and working hard to triumph at the highest levels of the game.
As a way to give back to the community and inspire children to pursue their own dreams, Catchings, is involved in several organizations, including her role as national ambassador for the Dribble to Stop Diabetes campaign. Catchings’ own family has been touched by diabetes, and she is passionate about speaking out to help educate and inform a wide audience on the importance of staying healthy and active.
Catchings took time out from the middle of her busy season to dish with The DX.
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