Asjha Jones ● 6 - foot - 3 ● Forward

Bio:

The 10-year WNBA veteran makes her Olympic debut as the final person named to the Team USA roster this year. Jones is a two-time WNBA All-Star and is averaging more than 13 points and seven rebounds a game for the Connecticut Sun this season.

The 6'3 forward's talents are boosted by her basketball wisdom. Aside from being a UConn alum that's more than familar with Team USA coach Geno Auriemma's playing style, Jones has extensive experience playing in European leagues during the WNBA offseason, which makes her a valuable asset in analyzing the competition come Olympics time. She herself may have been surprised to make the team this year, but it shouldn't come as a surpise to any of her fans.

National Team Experience:
Gold Medals: 2010 FIBA World Championship, 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational. WNBA Team

WNBA Team:
Connecticut Sun

Role on National Team:
Seasoned veteran, both in WNBA action and in international leagues

Quote:
On making Team USA roster: “It was kind of like I was in disbelief and shock. I kind of put the Olympics out of my head because I didn’t think I was going to be on the team."

2012 Stats:

MinutesPointsAssistsReboundsSteals
WNBA30.1 13.1 2.0 1.3 1.0
Exhibition11.3 3.5 0.2 4.80.2

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