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Anna Cruz
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Anna Cruz's Bio

About Anna Cruz

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Signed by New York to a two-year contract on Apr. 11, 2014… Acquired by Minnesota on Apr. 16, 2015, along with 2nd- and 3rd-round picks (16th and 35th overall) in the 2015 WNBA Draft, in exchange for 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-round picks (11th, 23rd and 28th overall) in the 2015 WNBA Draft.

2015 SEASON
Completed her first season with the Lynx and second in the WNBA by seeing action in 22 games, including 17 starts… Sidelined for a pair of contests due to injury (July 31 vs. Atlanta, Aug. 16 at Washington)… Netted 8.0 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 3.0 apg and 1.00 spg in 29.1 mpg overall… Reached double figures on six occasions, with Minnesota going 5-1 in those games… Shot 47.4% from the floor, 25.0% from three-point range and 78.6% from the FT line… Tallied 15 points and a career-high eight assists Sept. 8 vs. Seattle… Put in 15 points (shooting 3-for-3 from beyond the arc) with seven rebounds Aug. 23 at Phoenix, and logged a season-high 36:56 vs. the Mercury on Aug. 30… Tied a career best with four steals July 19 at Tulsa, and hauled down seven rebounds July 12 vs. San Antonio… Registered season highs with 16 points and eight rebounds while dishing five assists July 17 vs. Chicago… Made her Lynx debut July 10 at Chicago.

WNBA CAREER CAPSULE
2014: Completed her rookie WNBA season by starting all 34 games for New York… Averaged 7.7 ppg, 3.5 rpg and 3.6 apg in 27.1 mpg, and led all first-year players in steals (1.29 spg)… Shot 46.2% from the floor, 34.7% (17-for-49) from three-point range and 69.2% from the FT line… Reached double figures on 12 occasions, topped by a season-high 18-point effort Aug. 3 at Atlanta… Made all seven of her FG attempts en route to a 17-point performance July 1 vs. Tulsa… Added 17 points (on 7-for-11 shooting), seven rebounds and a season-high eight assists (in a season-high 40:55) June 18 at Chicago, one of 10 times she dealt 5+ assists… Went 3-for-4 from beyond the arc May 30 at Washington, kicking off a run of seven straight games with a made three-pointer; she fired at a 66.7% (10-for-15) clip in those seven… Made her WNBA debut by scoring 11 points with season highs in rebounds (nine) and steals (four) May 16 at Connecticut.

INTERNATIONAL
2015: Won a bronze medal with Spain at EuroBasket 2015 in Hungary, netting 9.9 ppg (41.6%), 2.0 rpg and 1.5 apg in 10 games… 2014: Helped Spain win a silver medal at the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Turkey, tallying 8.8 ppg (43.6%) and 3.3 rpg in six contests… 2010: Earned a bronze medal with Spain at the 2010 FIBA World Championship, held in the Czech Republic… Averaged 2.8 ppg and 2.6 rpg in eight contests… 2009: Won bronze at EuroBasket 2009, held in Latvia… Averaged 5.6 ppg and 2.1 rpg in nine outings… 2007: Represented Spain at the FIBA U21 World Championship in Russia, tallying 13.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 2.2 apg in six contests… Poured in 30 points with eight rebounds vs. Brazil on June 29.

OVERSEAS
2014-15: Played 27 games with Nadezhda Orenburg in the Russian Premier League, averaging 8.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists… Appeared in 16 EuroLeague games, averaging 9.3 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 4.1 apg… 2013-14: Spent the winter playing in Russia for Nadezhda, averaging 7.2 ppg, 2.9 rpg and 3.4 apg in Premier League play… Posted 8.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 4.6 apg in EuroLeague action… Was named the 2014 Eurobasket.com All-Europeans Point Guard of the Year and was also named to the Eurobasket.com All-European 1st Team 2014… Competed in Spain’s Liga Femenina for nine seasons, including four with Rivas Ecópolis… Has also played for Olesa, Burgos and Barcelona.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 27, 1986 in Barcelona, Spain.

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