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Wiggins Says It's 'Toxic' To Be Heterosexual In WNBA, But Lobo Doesn't Buy It

Wiggins Says It's 'Toxic' To Be Heterosexual In WNBA, But Lobo Doesn't Buy It

Former WNBA guard Candice Wiggins said there is a "very, very harmful culture" within the league and her heterosexuality was an issue.

Wiggins, 30, announced her retirement last March instead of signing a contract extension with the New York Liberty.

"I wanted to play two more seasons of WNBA, but the experience didn't lend itself to my mental state," Wiggins told the San Diego Tribune in a story published on its web site Tuesday. "It was a depressing state in the WNBA. It's not watched. Our value is diminished. It can be quite hard. I didn't like the culture...

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