BBC Sport - BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell on the history of basketball and growth of the women's game
'Everybody can shoot and everybody can defend'
- From the section Get Inspired
"It's very important that girls growing up realise this could be one of your professions," says Nottingham Wildcats basketball professional Ashley Harris.
One of her team-mates, Siobhan Prior, is also carrying her love of the sport into the school where she teaches.
BBC Breakfast's Mike Bushell looks at the history of the game and growth of the women's game.
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