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PHOENIX - SEPTEMBER 05: Lauren Jackson of the Seattle Storm in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Mercury during the 2010 WNBA Playoffs at US Airways Center on September 5, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Storm defeated the Mercury 91-88 to win the series 2-0. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Move over Lisa Leslie, Lauren Jackson is now the leading scorer in Olympic women's basketball history. The 6-foot-5 Jackson scored 18 points and surpassed the former U.S. standout while leading Australia to a 67-61 victory over Brazil on Wednesday. Jackson needed just 10 points entering the game to pass her one-time American rival, who had 488 points while leading the U.S. to four consecutive gold medals from 1996-2008. The London Games are the fourth Olympics for the 31-year-old Australian star. She broke the record by hitting a free throw with 53 seconds left in the third quarter which gave Australia a 51-40 lead. Brazil (0-3) couldn't get within four the rest of the way. The Aussies were coming off a 74-70 overtime loss to France - their first defeat in the Olympics to a team other than the United States since the 1996 Atlanta Games. Australia struggled at the beginning and trailed 10-8 before Jackson keyed a 13-2 run by scoring five points. Her lay-in with 7:41 left in the...
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