The Meek Shall Inherit

On the verge of graduation, Chamique Holdsclaw (Meek, for short) gears up for life in the pros

If you've heard the talk about Chamique Holdsclaw being the Michael Jordan of women's basketball, you'd say she has some nerve picking Jordan's number 23 as her own. She's just 21, not even a pro, still a senior and a forward for the University of Tennessee Lady Vols. What hype! What hubris! And how do you expect us to pronounce a name like that?

Hold on. The number on her jersey is not some power grab at now vacant Airness but an allusion to the most important person in Holdsclaw's life. It refers to the 23rd Psalm, the one that...

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