Have You Seen her?
Minnesota Lynx Guard Seimone Augustus
What is your motivation when don't feel like working out, running that extra mile,
or waking up early?
"I guess the thrill of knowing that I'm getting better individually in my performance area, playing basketball. It is what I love to do and it keeps me motivated."
Seimone Augustus, Minnesota Lynx
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"I was like five years old, and then ever since..."
Q. Who have been some of the
major basketball and non-basketball influences in your life?
"My dad, he was a big part of getting me started, but mostly the USA Women's basketball team, the icons of the game."
Q. Was there
a time in your career of playing basketball when you thought about giving up the
"I've always had this passion, I've never had a time when I wanted to give basketball up. I've always kept coming back to basketball, I mean I've played a lot of sports but I kept coming back to the roundball, so I've never had that feeling."
Q. What are some of the
healthy snacks or good meals that you eat?
"I'm still eating the McDonalds on the road, I'm still trying to wean myself off of that and eat like Nutrigrain bars, and some more nutritious stuff."
How often do you work out?
"During the WNBA season, I try to take it easy in the whirlwind season, but occasionally I'll lift some weights and stuff."