TIME OUT WITH... ADIA BARNES
Seattle Storm veteran Adia Barnes can drive a stick shift, loves her dogs and is currently learning Hebrew. Get to know Adia in the latest installment of "Time Out."
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  • Favorite movie?
    Heat
    Favorite actor/actress?
    Samuel L. Jackson, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster
    Favorite TV Shows?
    "Sex and the City," "Sopranos"
    Favorite book?
    Any Way the Wind Blows, Children's Books: The Little Engine that Could, Green Eggs and Ham
    Favorite type of music?
    Al Green
    What is your favorite food?
    Italian, Mexican, Thai
    Do you have any pets?
    Two dogs: Porscha (Rottweiler) and Gigi (Lasaopso)
    In a movie about your life, who would you want to portray you?
    Halle Berry.
    If you could play one-on-one against anyone, who would it be?
    Kobe Bryant or Allen Iverson.
    Favorite non-basketball athlete?
    Muhammed Ali.
    Who have been role models in basketball?
    Cynthia Cooper, because she has proven thatwith hard work and dedication, you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.
    What do you like to do in your spare time? Any hobbies
    Spend time with my family and friends, shop, go to the beach.
    Do you speal any other languages?
    I am learning Hebrew.
    Where did you go to college and what did you study?
    University of Arizona, majored on sociology, minored in psychology.
    What was your first car?
    A Jetta "stick shift." I learned to drive at 13 and had a car by 15.
    What advice would you offer to young players?
    Believe in yourself and you can achieve anything.
    When your playing career is over, what might you pursue?
    I would like to continue my education, and who know what from there?
    If you were not a basketball player, what would you be?
    A rich woman.

    (Photos by Jeff Reinking/NBAE/Getty Images)

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