Lisa Borders’ statement on passing of Anne Donovan

NEW YORK — WNBA President Lisa Borders released the following statement regarding the passing of Anne Donovan:

“A decorated player and trailblazing coach, Anne Donovan played a seminal role in the growth of women’s basketball.  For all she accomplished in college, the WNBA and on the international stage during her Hall of Fame career, Anne will also be remembered as a valued mentor and dear friend to so many in the game.  On behalf of the WNBA, we extend our deepest sympathies to the Donovan family during this difficult time.”