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Danielle Adams's Bio

About Danielle Adams

Position: Forward/Center

Height: 6-1

Weight: 239

Date of Birth: February 19, 1989

College: Texas A&M

High School: Lee Summit High School (Kansas City, MO)

Drafted: Selected by San Antonio in the second round (20th overall) of the 2011 WNBA Draft

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has appeared in 174 games with 45 starts over six seasons
  • Career totals include 1,820 points, 670 rebounds, 138 assists, 104 steals and 100 blocks
  • Rugged post player returned to the WNBA in 2017 after missing the 2016 season
  • Great outside shooter with deep range

2017 HIGHLIGHTS WITH CONNECTICUT:

  • Signed training camp contract with the Connecticut Sun on February 22, 2017
  • Appeared in 19 games with no starts
  • Had a season-high nine points on three made threes at Indiana (5/20)
  • Had 12 made threes on the season
  • Was 5 of 5 from the free throw line
  • Had a season-high four rebounds against Chicago (7/25)
  • Scored her 1,800th career point at San Antonio (7/5)
  • Recorded her 100th career block at Minnesota (6/17)

2016 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Waived by the Stars on April 29, 2016
  • Did not play in the WNBA

2015 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Re-signed to a multi-year contract on March 16, 2015
  • Appeared in 30 games for San Antonio including two starts
  • Averaged 7.4 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.1 minutes per game
  • Had a season-high 20 points against Chicago (7/19)
  • Collected a season-high seven rebounds against Chicago (6/20)

2014 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Played in all 34 regular season games for the Stars including 14 starts
  • Averaged 10.9 points (fourth on team) and 4.1 rebounds on the season
  • Reached double-figure scoring 20 times
  • Scored a season-high 19 points vs. Minnesota (8/15)
  • Tied a career-high with 11 rebounds against Phoenix (8/7)
  • Made a season-high four three-point attempts against New York (7/9)
  • Recorded a career-high four blocks at Indiana (7/5)

2013 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Appeared in all 34 games with 24 starts for San Antonio
  • Averaged a career-high 14.4 points per game on the season
  • Set a Stars record scoring 39 points against Atlanta (9/15)
  • Her 13 made field goals against Minnesota (8/6) was a franchise record
  • Had her first double-double of the season with 16 points and a career-best 11 rebounds at New York (6/23)

2012 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Played in all 34 regular-season games, making five starts for the Stars
  • Averaged 11.8 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game on the season
  • Finished second in Sixth Woman of the Year voting
  • Ranked sixth in the WNBA in points per 40 minutes (23.5) and 10th in efficiency ranking per 40 minutes
  • Ranked third on the team in scoring average (11.8) and rebounding average (4.7)
  • Reached double-figure scoring 16 times
  • Led the team in scoring in seven games, rebounding five times and blocks on 13 occasions
  • Made at least one 3-point field goal in seven consecutive games (6/3-6/28)
  • Notched a career-high 10 rebounds at Indiana (7/5)
  • Matched a career-high with three assists against Tulsa (8/17) and Washington (8/21)
  • Registered her first career double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds) at Seattle (9/21)

2011 HIGHLIGHTS WITH SAN ANTONIO:

  • Appeared in 23 games for the Stars
  • Averaged 12.4 points and 4.3 rebounds in 20.9 minutes per game
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team honors
  • One of four rookies named to the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game as a reserve
  • Ranked second among rookies in scoring average (12.4) and blocks per game (0.65), while ranking third in rebounds per game (4.3)
  • Ranked 13th in the WNBA in field goal percentage (.500)
  • Ranked third on the team in scoring average (12.4) and rebounding average (4.3)
  • Reached double-figure scoring 15 times
  • Had five points and one rebound in her professional debut against Tulsa (6/4)
  • Set a then-franchise rookie record with 32 points against Atlanta (6/11)
  • Set career-highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (8) at Atlanta (6/26)
  • Matched a career-best with three blocks at Chicago 6/28)
  • Named WNBA Rookie of the Month for June
  • Missed 11 games with a mid-foot sprain of her right foot, suffered at Washington (7/26)

OVERSEAS COMPETITION:

  • 2014-15: Played in France with Bourges
  • 2013-14: Averaged 19.5 points and 9.2 rebounds in Israel, leading Maccabi Ashdod to a championship
  • 2012-13: Averaged 15.8 points, a team-best 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game through 26 games for Maccabi Ashdod, earning Second Team All-Israeli League honors from Eurobasket.com
  • 2011-12: Averaged 15.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.5 steals over 10 games for Italy’s GMA Pozzuoli

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In 2011, Led Texas A&M to its first NCAA National Championship title
  • Received Most Outstanding Player honors after recording the second-most points (30) in title game history
  • Is the only former junior college student-athlete besides Sheryl Swoopes (1993) to be named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four
  • Earned Associated Press First Team All-America, USBWA All-America and State Farm Coaches’ All-America honors
  • Naismith Trophy and John R. Wooden Award finalist
  • Ranked ninth nationally with 22.3 points per game
  • Led the Aggies with 8.5 rebounds per game
  • In 2010, was named Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention
  • Garnered Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and All-Big 12 Second Team honors
  • Named Big 12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • Led the team with 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game off the bench
  • Scored in double figures in all but three games and led the team in scoring 17 times
  • Became only the second player in school history to accomplish a triple-double with a career-high 27 points, career-best 12 rebounds and a single-game record 10 blocked shots against Texas Tech (1/23)

PERSONAL:

  • Born on February 19, 1989 in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Daughter of Tiffany Hill
  • Has one younger sister, Cierra
  • Played at Lee Summit High School in Kansas City, Missouri
  • McDonald’s High School All-America nominee
  • Earned all-state, all-metro and all-district honors
  • Garnered first team all-state honors as a senior, averaging 21.4 points per game
  • Played AAU basketball with the Kansas City Keys
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