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WNBA Superstar Jewell Loyd Joins JOOLA Pickleball

by Jason Flamm on


Tennis stars aren't the only athletes making the switch to pro pickleball.

JOOLA announced a new partnership with WNBA superstar Jewell Loyd. Nicknamed the "Gold Mamba" by her mentor Kobe Bryant, Loyd is a five-time WNBA All-Star and a two-time WNBA Champion.

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This commitment to pickleball didn't come out of nowhere. Loyd is also a part owner of MLP's LA Mad Drops.

From the JOOLA announcement:

“I am thrilled to embark on this new journey with JOOLA,” said Jewell Loyd. “As a pickleball champion and team owner, I’m excited to cross-train with the best pro paddles and equipment. JOOLA’s commitment to quality and innovation perfectly aligns with my values, and I’m eager to contribute to the growth of this exhilarating and dynamic sport.”

Jewell Loyd joining the JOOLA team marks a major advancement in expanding the sport's reach and inspiring athletes from various backgrounds to embrace pickleball and become part of the pickleball community.

Loyd joins an impressive roster of Ben Johns, Anna Bright, Lea Jansen, and one of the most recent signings, Tyson McGuffin, as JOOLA sponsored athletes.

Welcome to the best sport in the world, Jewell!

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