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Olympian, Debbie Miller-Palmore

Olympian, Debbie Miller-Palmore, has had an extraordinary career in basketball as a player, coach, consultant, and business owner.

Her passion for the sport began on playground courts in the Bronx, NY, which led her to play organized basketball in high school. During a time when basketball scholarships for women were unheard of, Debbie earned one to Boston University where she dominated over her four seasons with the Lady Terriers. Today, Debbie still holds many Boston University records in scoring, rebounding, steals, assists, and blocked shots. In 1980 while still in college, Debbie earned a spot on the 1980 US Women’s Olympic team

After graduating cum laude in 1981, Debbie went on to play professional basketball in Europe and South America and later helped to pioneer the American Basketball League before serving as the General Manager for the Atlanta Glory.

In 1992, in a full circle moment, Debbie founded Top of the Key with one goal in mind - to provide a place for metro Atlanta youth to come learn the fundamentals of the sport and develop a passion for playing basketball - just like she did on the playground in the Bronx. 

Notable Accomplishments

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*Humility * Excellence *Appreciation *Responsibility  *Tenacity