(ANSA) – SYDNEY, Oct 01 – At the Women’s Basketball World Cup, Australia beat Canada by far (95-65), taking the bronze and giving the most beautiful exit from the scene to legend Lauren Jackson, who was praised by her teammates in the team. And the audience. Jackson, 41, after a nine-year absence from the “Opals”, returned exactly to the World Cup that was held in his home. Almost 10,000 Superdome spectators gave her a standing ovation when she was substituted a few minutes after the end and when the match was over her teammates took her in triumph to the center of the field.
Against the Canadians, Jackson had his best performance of the tournament with 30 points and 7 rebounds. He won the fourth world medal (title in 2006 and 3rd place / in 1998, 2002 and 2022). In Rahat Jackson, one of the greatest players in history, there are also four Olympic medals (silver in 2000, 2004 and 2008, bronze in 2012) and two WNBA titles (2004 and 2010 with Seattle Storm).
“To end my career in front of such a wonderful crowd… I could not have dreamed better. Nothing was more important than wearing the Australian shirt,” Jackson told a news conference. (Dealing).
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