TIME OUT WITH...
LINDSAY WHALEN
Everyone knows she is from Minnesota, but Sun guard Lindsay Whalen loves her Playstation, watching "The OC" and, of course, Charles Barkley. Get to know this former milk delivery girl in the latest "Time Out."
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  • Favorite sport other than basketball?
    " Golf, no doubt. "
    Favorite pro athlete (non-WNBA)?
    " Kevin Garnett and Randy Moss. "
    Favorite WNBA player?
    " Tamika Catchings. "
    Most influential role model?
    " My parents. And Charles Barkley. "
    Last book you read?
    " A Tale of Two Cities. And lots of textbooks. "
    Favorite movie?
    " Right now, it's The Aviator. "
    Favorite actor or actress?
    " Will Ferrell "
    Favorite artist or type of music?
    " Rap and hip hop. I like the new Destiny's Child song. "
    Favorite television show?
    " The OC. "
    Dream car to own and drive?
    " A Mercedes S-class. The 600. "
    Most unusual job?
    " I delivered milk in high school. "
    What was your major in college?
    " Sports Management. "
    What do you like to do to unwind after a game?
    " I go out to eat. "
    What is your dream profession, other than being a WNBA player?
    " An insurance adjuster. "
    Do you have any nicknames?
    " DJ Whay, Hot Sauce. "
    Favorite clothing store or brand of clothing?
    " H&M. "
    What other talents are you proud of?
    " I am really good at Playstation. Madden, College Football. "
    One surprising fact about yourself?
    " I had posters of Charles Barkley and the 1997 Minnesota Gophers men's Final Four team up in my room growing up. And I like seafood. "
    Most unusual thing that happened on the court?
    " I had to run out by myself before a game. It was a rookie hazing thing last season. "
    Favorite place to vacation?
    " My cabin in Minnesota. "

    (Photos by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE/Getty Images)

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