Janell Burse’s Season Review 2003

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Center * 6-5
Third WNBA season
College: Tulane '01

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Season Highs
 Points: 21* (7/25)
 Rebounds: 12* (8/2)
 Blocks: 5** (7/26)
 Assists: 4* (8/23)
 Steals: 4* (7/25)
 Minutes: 34* (7/26)
 * Career high
 ** Franchise record
Enjoyed a strong finish to her third season with the Lynx, posting career highs in scoring, rebounding and field-goal accuracy
Inserted into the starting lineup July 23 at Connecticut; started the final 14 games (with Minnesota going 7-7)
In her second game as a starter, netted a career-high 21 points with a career-high four steals (July 25 vs. San Antonio)
Tallied a game-high 20 points with a career-high 12 rebounds and four blocks Aug. 2 vs. Seattle
It was the first point/rebound double-double of her career
Just missed a double-double in the previous game, with 13 points and nine rebounds at Houston on July 29
Also came up one rebound short Aug. 6 at Phoenix (11 points)
Averaged 11.9 ppg (on 51.6% shooting), 6.2 rpg and 1.64 bpg while logging 23.0 mpg as a starter
Reached double figures in 10 of her last 13 outings (11 times overall)
Minnesota's leading rebounder five times as a starter
Blocked two shots Aug. 4 vs. Phoenix, pushing her past Lynn Pride atop the Lynx' all-time list
Her 28 blocks was the second-highest single-season total in team history
Ranked 13th in the WNBA in blocked shots (0.97 bpg)
Blocked a club-record five shots in a career-high 34 minutes July 26 at Indiana
She shared the previous block mark (four) with Pride, Kristin Folkl and Kate Paye
Had 13 points (in 15 minutes) June 12 at Sacramento
One of eight players in Lynx history (and the first center) to record a 20-point game)
Averaged 5.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game during the playoff series vs. the Sparks
Among the team's all-time leaders in the following categories: FG% (43.0%, fifth), FT (90, fifth), FT% (71.4%, fourth), offensive rebounds (92, fourth), blocks (56, first) and games (80, third)

2003 Averages REB PER GAME
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
Season 29 14 15.1 .490 .000 .771 1.40 2.30 3.70 .7 .45 .97 1.45 2.80 7.1
Playoffs 3 3 14.0 .333 .000 .667 .70 2.30 3.00 .7 1.33 .67 1.00 1.00 5.3


2003 Totals REBOUNDS
G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Season 29 14 438 76-155 0-2 54-70 40 68 108 19 13 28 42 81 206
Playoffs 3 3 42 6-18 0-0 4-6 2 7 9 2 4 2 3 3 16