To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8.
She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career.
The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday of heart failure, her family said in a statement.
"One of the greater basketball players in her time slot," Las Vegas Aces coach Bill Laimbeer said. "She stood out for her height, but also her playing ability and continued that throughout her whole life, coaching, her ambassadorship. You name it, she did it."
Donovan was inducted into the Naismith Memorial...