Dawn Staley gets A'ja Wilson one more memorable gift
Be it his athleticism, the fact he also was a No. 1 draft pick or his cameo in "Broad City," Blake Griffin is A'ja Wilson's favorite basketball player. He even sent Wilson a congratulatory message after Wilson was picked first overall in Thursday's WNBA draft by the Las Vegas Aces.
And that wasn't lost on Wilson's former coach, Dawn Staley.
Long before they brought a national championship to Columbia, Staley and Wilson have shared a bond that goes back to the days when Staley recruited Wilson. And that's what makes Staley's final parting gift to Wilson that much more special.
Staley shared a story on how four years ago, she waited in line to get Griffin to autograph a T-shirt for her. She waited until the right time to gift it to Wilson, and this was it.
This is just one of many examples of how great a coach -- and person -- Staley is.