LJ is Australia's best sportsperson. Ever.
Controversial? Scroll her list of achievements, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who week-in,week-out displayed so much excellence over such a long period of time.
Not just in Australia's domestic competition but in the USA, the best domestic competition in the world.
Not just a four-time Olympian, but topping many of the statistical tables while she was there.
For many seasons she'd play the WNBA and WNBL in the same year, then back up to play at the international representative level. Or she'd do the same in the European or the South Korean League.
At every level she exceeded expectations. This is a sad day.
But after struggling with so much injury in the last few years, and achieving more than many sportspeople anywhere, she's more than earned her place in the sun.
Zela pays tribute to LJ.