Katie Smith
Guard * 5-11
5th season
Ohio State '96

KT Among WNBA Leaders
#1 Three-point FG (78)
#3 Field goals (208)
#3 Total points (620)
#5 Points per game (18.2)
  #6 Minutes per game (34.9)
#7 Free throw % (88.1%)
#7 Efficiency rating (15.94)
#14 Three-point % (39.0%)
#17 Field goal % (45.7%)

Season splits
Game-by-game stats
Year-by-year stats

KT in the news
6/10: 300 WNBA 'threes'
6/14: WNBA-record 7 'threes'
6/27: 500th pro three-pointer
7/1: 2,500 WNBA points
7/10: 4,000 pro points

More KT Links
Feature: Go-To Player
Working out with Smith
All-Star candidate
Fourth straight All-Star Game
Katie answers your questions
2001 record collection

"You know she's going to be the one that makes the play. A big shot by a big-time player... Big-time players play in crunch time. You saw Katie Smith do it."
Seattle coach Anne Donovan, following Katie Smith's buzzer-beater on Aug. 2
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Averaged 18.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in the regular season
Leads all WNBA guards in scoring and third among guards in rebounding
Lynx surpassed their previous franchise record for wins in a season by three games
Led the team in scoring 21 times, in rebounding four times and in assists five times
Holds the team's top seven scoring efforts of the season
Scored 20+ points 14 times this season
Tied a club record with six consecutive 20+ outings
Scored in double figures in 30 of 34 games
The all-time leading scorer in U.S. professional history, she's now scored 4,298 points in her ABL/WNBA career
Recorded the 4,000th point in her pro career on July 10
Scored the 2,500th point of her WNBA career (in her 139th game) July 1, the seventh player in league history to reach that plateau; only Cynthia Cooper (117) made it to 2,500 faster
Moved past Cooper for fifth on the WNBA's career scoring chart July 16; has now scored 2,867 points in her WNBA career
Made the 500th three-pointer of her professional career on June 27; became the first player in WNBA history to reach 350 career treys July 26
Had her WNBA-record streak of 32 straight games with a made three-pointer snapped on Aug. 4
Hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer against Seattle on Aug. 2
Tied WNBA marks for three-pointers made in a game (7) and half (5, 1st) in a win June 14 at Seattle
Scored a game-high 27 points (7-10 FG) with four rebounds in 40 minutes in a comeback victory at Sacramento on Aug. 9
Made 12-of-14 free throws in that game, including six in the final 1:15
Poured in 34 points July 10 vs. Connecticut, the 10th 30-point night of her career and the WNBA's single-game high this season
Contributed 12 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in 41 minutes as the Lynx defeated Houston for the first time ever (June 1)
Led all scorers with 23 points, including 17 in the game's opening 13 minutes, in a home win over San Antonio on July 25
Hit her first six shots en route to a game-high 19 points in a win at Washington on June 29
Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds on July 16
Tied her season high of six assists Aug. 13 (originally set on Opening Night)
Made her fourth straight All-Star Game appearance
The Lynx are 2-7 when she scores fewer than 15 points

Katie Smith helped limit Indiana's Tamika Catchings to a season-low seven points 12 below her average in Minnesota's 83-75 win over the Fever on June 21 at Target Center. Smith has held several of the WNBA's elite scorers in check this summer, highlighted by the following defensive efforts:
Date, Opponent Player Season Avg. Min FG-A 3P-A Reb Ast TO Pts
6/1 vs. Houston Sheryl Swoopes 15.8 ppg 44 5-18 0-3 6 2 4 12
6/21 vs. Indiana Tamika Catchings 19.5 ppg 35 3-10 0-2 8 2 4 7
7/1 at Houston Tina Thompson 17.0 ppg 33 4-16 1-3 3 2 0 10
7/10 vs. Connecticut Nykesha Sales 16.5 ppg 28 2-8 0-2 3 3 2 6
7/29 at Houston Sheryl Swoopes 15.8 ppg 36 4-13 0-2 4 5 2 8
8/16 at San Antonio Marie Ferdinand 13.8 ppg 38 3-10 0-2 5 1 4 9

Photo gallery

All-Star photos

Smith's buzzer-beater:
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Three, block, assist:
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