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Kim Perrot
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Basketball Player
    (January 18, 1967-August 19, 1999)
    Died of cancer at thirty-two
    WNBA Houston Comets Point Guard (#10)
    5'5 - 130 pounds
    Holds six of the top seven all-time scoring performances and twenty-six school records at U of Southwestern Louisiana
    WNBA defensive player of the year (1998)
    After college, she left the U.S. to play in France, Israel, Germany, and Sweden.
    She played in the shadow of Houston's Big Three - Cynthia Cooper, Sheryl Swoopes and Tina Thompson.
    She sought alternative treatment for her cancer in Tijuana, Mexico (it didn't work).
    Though she neither drank nor smoked, she developed lung cancer.
    She surprised thosae who thought she would not make it in the WNBA.
    She said: 'A lot of people said I couldn't play at a high level. I knew the Good Lord blessed me with so much talent and I have a message. That message is to all the young athletes, whether short, tall, lightweight, heavyweight, whatever it is, if you put your mind to it in sports, you can do it.'
    Her Houston Comets to won back-to-back championships (1997, 98).
    Her cancer prevented her from playing in 1999.
    Despite her illness, she made about 100 public appearances as a motivational speaker.
    WNBA president, Val Ackerman, said: 'The entire WNBA family is devastated by this tragic loss. We will remember Kim as a woman of great heart and indomitable courage who refused to be daunted by any challenge.'
    The Comets retired her #10.
    She was buried in her Comets uniform.
    Research: Tim Howard
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 66 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 68 Votes: 61.76% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 137 Votes: 67.15% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 168 Votes: 47.02% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 3361 Votes: 50.73% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 8280 Votes: 38.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 3314 Votes: 42.18% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 10277 Votes: 40.88% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 6809 Votes: 47.13% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1962 Votes: 56.32% Annoying
 
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