Lisa C. Willis is a professional basketball player who played with the Los Angeles Sparks and New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association.


She entered the WNBA in 2006 as the overall fifth draft pick to the Los Angeles Sparks immediately following her college career at University of California, Los Angeles. While Willis played for the Los Angeles Sparks for her first two seasons, she was playing for the New York Liberty her last two seasons where she led the WNBA in three pointers in 2008.

Willis enjoyed a successful college career at UCLA where she had an amazing presence offensively and defensively. In 2006 as a senior, Willis was named prior to the season by Nancy Lieberman of ESPN as the nation's best defender, named Honorable mention AP All American, selected Third Team All American selection by Women's Basketball News Service, named as a Pre Season Naismith Award Nominee, nominated for the Bayer Advantage Senior Class Award, was UCLA's All time 3point shot leader (second on All Time PAC10 list), ranked ninth on the All Time UCLA Scoring List, ranked fifth at UCLA in all time games played, ranked 13th on all time school rebounding list, ranked 10th in all time school scoring list, ranked 8th in all-time school free throw percentage, ranked second in all time school steal list and listed as the first player in history to record three straight seasons with 100 or more steals.

Willis was a member of the team representing the USA at the 2005 World University Games Team in Izmir, Turkey. Willis averaged 9.7 points per game while helping the team to a 7–0 record, resulting in a gold medal at the event.

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