Yolanda Griffith, Sacramento Monarchs
2006 Conference Finals

Yolanda Griffith led the Monarchs to the second WNBA Finals.
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After leading the Sacramento Monarchs past the Los Angeles Sparks in the Western Conference Finals, Yolanda Griffith and the Monarchs are on their way to a second straight WNBA Finals appearance.

The 2005 WNBA Finals M.V.P. and All-Decade player has led the Monarchs to a perfect 4-0 postseason record while leading the Monarchs in scoring three times. Griffith has averaged 16.5 points and 6.8 rebounds during the postseason.

Last week, the six-time All-Star averaged 16.5 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 52 percent from the field to lead the Monarchs to a two-game sweep over the Los Angeles Sparks. Griffith scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds in Game One and finished the week by scoring 15 points in Game Two. of the conference finals

Among overall league ranks, Griffith finished the regular season ranked No. 11 in rebounds per game (6.4 rpg) and third in offensive rebounds per game (2.56 orpg). She also ranks fourth among all players in postseason scoring (16.5 ppg) and No. 10 in postseason rebounding (6.8 rpg).

During her eight-year WNBA career, the former first round pick out of Florida Atlantic University has averaged 15.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.9 blocks. In 31 career playoff games, Griffith has averaged 16.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and 0.74 blocks.

Week Eleven
Date Opp
Result
Min
FG
3P
FT
OFF
DEF
TOT
AST
ST
BL
TO
PF
PTS
August 24 vs. Los Angeles 64-61 W 30 7-15 0-0 4-7 3 3 6 3 3 0 2 2 18
August 26 at. Los Angeles 72-58 W 25 5-8 0-0 5-6 4 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 16
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Young Forces OT

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