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Twelve Girls of Bikini Basketball: Miami Spice's Mysha Love

If you love bikinis, basketball, or women who get into both, Christmas has come early for you this year. The Miami Spice Bikini Basketball team has chosen its roster, and we're serving up photos and interviews of 12 of its newly named members. Consider it our Christmas gift to you.

Mysha Love is originally from New Jersey, but made her way to Miami for school. She's been playing ball since the tender age of 4, and hit the courts all through middle and high school. In addition to serving as shooting guard for the team, she's also a student.

"I'm studying secondary English education with a minor in business administration, but what I really want to do is own my own after-school program," Mysha says.

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"I think a lot of people are gonna be more naive to the fact that we're women," Love said. "Bikini Basketball, its not just girls who run around in bathing suits who don't know how to play. When they see that, they'll put that other stuff in the background. When they see us play, that's when they'll understand."

For the holidays this year, Mysha's back east with her fam. In fact, her birthday is jammed between two big holiday events. "My birthday is on the 22nd, so I get gypped, like, every year," she laughs.

Mysha also loves shopping, walking on the beach (no, really), mentoring little girls, and Instagramming (find her @Mysha_Love).

Catch Mysha and the rest of her team when Bikini Basketball games start in 2013. Follow the team on Twitter @SpiceMiami

The 12 Girls of Bikini Basketball, so far:

Tina Caccavale

Delilah Barefield

Mysha Love

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