Lauren Jackson Facts
Australian professional basketball player
- Lauren Elizabeth Jackson is an Australian professional basketball player.
- She was born on May 11, 1981.
- She is the daughter of two national basketball teams players.
- She was awarded a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in 1997, when she was 16.
- In 1998, she led the AIS side that won the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) championship.
- She joined the Canberra Capitals for the 1999 season when she turned 18, and played with the team off and on until 2006, winning four more WNBL championships.
- Between 1998 and 2008, she played 154 WNBL games.