Skylar Diggins has been featured in Sports Illustrated before, but now she’s in it as a model. The 22-year-old WNBA basketball player, considered one of the hottest female players in the league, is an Indiana native who went to Notre Dame on a basketball scholarship after leading her high school team to the state championships for four consecutive years.
The 5-foot-9-inch beauty is now showing her skills off the court, in the new Sports Illustrated Swimsuitissue, the franchise’s 50th anniversary, released Tuesday. Fellow athletes Alex Morgan, a soccer star, and surfer Anastasia Ashley also appear in the issue. Diggins showed her appreciation for being featured in the coveted magazine, tweeting, “Such an amazing honor to join so many wonderful, beautiful women in#SISwim50!” The trio of models Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen are on the Sports Illustrated cover for the 50th anniversary issue.
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