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THE ZAPPER
John Walters
July 21, 1997
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest of the tall? Is it still 6'3" volleyball player Gabrielle Reece. 27, the avatar of beauty and the beach who is profiled on Model(E! Saturday, 7:30 p.m.)? Or has center Lisa Leslie of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks—taller by two inches, younger by two years and owner of an Olympic gold medal—supplanted Reece as the model role model? Who cares? Leslie, who last Friday was leading her league in rebounding (9.2 per game) and was second in scoring (17.8) and blocked shots (2.0), is an early favorite for MVP. Reece's pro beach-volleyball foursome, Team Nike, had won its last four matches through last Friday, and the spry spiker was second in kills (158) on the Bud Light tour. Being good is looking good.
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July 21, 1997

The Zapper

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fairest of the tall? Is it still 6'3" volleyball player Gabrielle Reece. 27, the avatar of beauty and the beach who is profiled on Model(E! Saturday, 7:30 p.m.)? Or has center Lisa Leslie of the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks—taller by two inches, younger by two years and owner of an Olympic gold medal—supplanted Reece as the model role model? Who cares? Leslie, who last Friday was leading her league in rebounding (9.2 per game) and was second in scoring (17.8) and blocked shots (2.0), is an early favorite for MVP. Reece's pro beach-volleyball foursome, Team Nike, had won its last four matches through last Friday, and the spry spiker was second in kills (158) on the Bud Light tour. Being good is looking good.

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