Riceboro native and former Bradwell Institute basketball star of the 90's Delisha Milton-Jones could be getting her just due.
On Jan. 20 she was named one of 12 finalists for the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Milton-Jones tweeted of the honor saying:
“What a blessing!!! Super excited about being a finalist for the @WBHOF 2022 class! Been patiently waiting for this moment.”
Coming out of Bradwell Institute in 1993 Milton-Jones went on the University of Florida to have an All-American basketball career before being selected in the 1999 WNBA draft.
To sum up Milton-Jones’ basketball career: 17-year WNBA career, 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, 2-time WNBA Champion, 2-time WNBA All-Star.
In her WNBA career she averaged 11.2 points per game, 5.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and 1.2 steals as a forward.
She now serves as the head coach of the Old Dominion women’s basketball team who are currently 14-3 in the 2021-22 season.
On Feb. 14 the 2022 induction class will be announced during the Maryland at Iowa game which will be broadcasted on ESPN2 at 9 p.m.
The induction ceremony will take place on June 11.
To see the entire list of finalists, click here.