Retired WNBA star Candice Wiggins said she was harassed and bullied by lesbian teammates throughout her career and that a “toxic” environment in the league led her to cut her professional basketball career short. In an interview with the San Diego Union-Tribune published on Monday, the 30-year-old who played eight seasons in the WNBA and won a league

championship in 2011 stated that she wanted to play two more seasons “but the experience didn’t lend itself to my mental state.” “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 inside the WNBA, and without revealing too much, it was toxic for me. … My spirit was being broken,” the four-time Stanford University All-American revealed. READ MORE