10-Year-Old Jaden Newman Wants to Be 1st Woman in NBA


Jaden Newman is a 10-year-old girl who averaged 30.5 points per game last season for her varsity high school team. Newman has played on the varsity girls team at Downey Christian School since third grade and will be entering sixth grade this fall.

Her goal is simple: Become the first woman to play in the NBA.

Bleacher Report sat down with Newman and her family to discuss what drives this phenom.

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Special thanks to the Newman family, Bryce Lanning and Downey Christian School.

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