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Danielle Robinson's Bio

About Danielle Robinson

WNBA CAREER

Six-year pro, playing first five seasons in San Antonio

Missed 2016 WNBA season with an achilles injury

Three-time All-Star (2015, 2014, 2013)…led the Western Conference All-Stars in assists in 2013 (4) and 2015 (7)

Three-time selection to the WNBA All-Defensive Team (2014, 2013, 2012)

All-WNBA Second Team (2014)

WNBA All-Rookie Team (2011)

One-of-seven active players to hold career averages of at least 9 points and 4 assists per game with a minimum of 40 games played (Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, Lindsay Whalen, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Moriah Jefferson and Courtney Vandersloot)

Has started in 160 of the 188 career games she’s appeared in…25 games she did not start came during rookie season with other three coming in 2017

Ranked in the league’s top 10 in total assists in five of her six WNBA seasons…ranked second in 2015 and third in 2014…ranked 18th in 2017

One of only two players to rank in the top 10 in total assists in every season from 2011 to 2015 (Lindsay Whalen)

Ranked in the top four in assists per game in three straight seasons (2013-15), including leading the league in 2013 with 6.7 assists per game

Enters 2018 ranked fourth among active players in assists per game at 4.7 apg…10th overall on the WNBA all-time assists per game list

Enters 2017 ranked 35th on the All-Time WNBA assists list with 879 assists

Has recorded at least one assist in all but four of the 188 career games she’s played in…two games with no assists came in 2015 with the other two coming in 2017

Recorded at least one assist in 137 consecutive games from June 4, 2011-July 8, 2015, which stands as the sixth-longest streak in WNBA history (Elias)

Has scored in double figures in 95 career games, including a career-best 26 games in 2014

Scored a career-high 36 points at Tulsa in her rookie season on September 11, 2011…her 36 points set a San Antonio franchise rookie record

Recorded 1,000th career point and 500th career assist in a career-high 43 minutes vs. Phoenix on June 7, 2014

Recorded her 500th career rebound on August 4 at Connecitcut

Enters 2018 season ranked fifth among active players in free throw percentage with a 87.4-percent mark at the line…ranks eighth on the WNBA’s all-time free throw percentage list

Has finished the season ranked in the top 10 in free throw percentage three times (2011, 2014, 2015)…finished second in 2014 after shooting 94.1-percent from the charity stripe

Was acquired from San Antonio on January 31, 2017 in exchange for Isabelle Harrison and the Mercury’s 2017 first-round draft pick (fifth overall)

Originally selected sixth overall (first round) by the San Antonio Silver Stars in the 2011 WNBA Draft

 

2017 SEASON

Appeared in 32 games for the Mercury, starting in 29 of them

Averaged 6.9 points and 3.4 assists in 23.5 minutes per game

Ranked second on the team in assists per game, trailing only Leilani Mitchell (3.6 apg)

Only player on the Mercury to average over one steal per game (1.09)

Recorded one assist in all but two games in 2017 (August 24 vs. Los Angeles and June 4 at New York)

Dished four or more assists in 14 games this season…recorded six or more assists in seven games

Had five or more assists in the first six games of the season, averaging 6.3 assists per game during that stretch (May 14-June 1)

Scored in double-figures 11 times

Posted a season-high 17 points to go along with seven assists on August 10 at Dallas

Nearly recorded a double-double in her first game with the Mercury, finishing with a season-high nine assists and eight points in the season opener on May 14 against Dallas

Ranked second on the team in free throw percentage (84.6-percent) behind Diana Taurasi (minimum of 10 attempts)

Appeared in all five of the Mercury’s Playoff games, averaging 2.8 points and 1.0 assist in 10.5 minutes per game

2015 SEASON

Selected to her third-straight WNBA All-Star game…led the Western Conference All-Stars in assists with seven

Scored in double figures 13 times and finished with six 15+ scoring performances on the year

Recorded two games with 10 or more assists…had seven games with eight or more assists, 14 with five or more and 24 with three or more

Finished the season ranked second in the league in total assists with 149

Recorded third-straight season of averaging five or more assists per game after finishing at 5.0 apg, which was the third-best mark in the league among players who played in at least 17 games that season

Finished tied for eighth in the league in free throw percentage after shooting 90.3-percent from the line…tied for fourth best free throw percentage in league among players with at least 70 FT attempts

Led San Antonio in assists for seven consecutive games (June 15 – June 25)

Recorded a season-best eight assists against Phoenix on June 25, while also tying a career high in defensive rebounds (8) in that game

Recorded first double-double of the season against Los Angeles on July 2 with 12 points and 13 assists, tying the San Antonio franchise record for assists in a game

Scored a season-high 22 points to go along with eight assists against Los Angeles on July 8

2014: Played in and started 33 of 34 games in 2014…ranked second on the Stars in scoring (12.9) and first in assists (5.3)…ranked third in the WNBA in assists per game, and ranked first in free throw percentage (.941, 96-102)…was named to her second consectutive All-Star game as the Stars lone representative…was named to the WNBA All-Defensive Second Team after she ranked eight in the WNBA and first on the Stars with 1.67 steals per game…Led the Stars in scoring six times and in assists 16 times…Scored in double-figures 26 times during the season…Scored 15 or more points for the fourth consecutive game vs. Indiana (7/26) … Scored 21 points, adding seven assists and five rebounds vs. Tulsa (7/22) … Recorded a career-high two blocks at Phoenix (7/13) … Scored 16 points while tying a career-high with five steals vs. Washington (6/24) … Scored 20 points, making 10-11 free throws while adding eight assists at Seattle (6/19) … Scored a season-high 24 points vs. Los Angeles (6/14) … Recorded 1,000th career point and career high 500th assist in a career-high 43 minutes vs. Phoenix (6/7) … Set a career high with 12 assists in her 100th career game vs. Minnesota (6/1) … Tied career high with five steals while adding seven rebounds and seven assists vs. Tulsa (5/28) … Scored 17 points, adding six rebounds and five assists vs. Tulsa (5/17) … Led team in scoring with 23 points on 8-9 shooting at Atlanta (5/16)…Playoffs: Scored eight points and grabbed six assists in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals…Scored 11 points while recording six assists and five rebounds in Game 2.

2013: Was named to the Western Conference All-Star team and was the WNBA assist leader…Was named to the 2013 WNBA all-defensive second team…Injured her right knee in August, ending her season prematurely … Tied for a team-high 20 points to go along with a game-high 8 assists in a win vs. Phoenix on 8/17 … Led the team with 8 assists at Seattle on 8/9 while adding 14 points and 4 rebounds … Tallied 9 rebounds and 10 assists vs. Minnesota on 8/6, both individual season highs … Led the team with 19 points and nine assists against Tulsa on August 4 … Led the team with seven assists at Minnesota on August 2 … Selected by the Western Conference Head Coaches as a 2013 WNBA All-Star reserve …Led the team with eight assists at Washington on July 16 … Led the team with eight assists at Connecticut on July 14 … Led the team with nine assists vs. Washington on July 12 … Led the team with nine assists at Phoenix on July 10 … Led the team with five assists at Los Angeles on July 6 … Notched her fi rst career double-double and the 15th all-time points/assists double-double in franchise history with 15 points and 10 assists against Phoenix on June 25… Led the team with 18 points, four assists and five steals while tying a career-high with seven rebounds at New York on June 23 … Ranked second on the team with 20 points while dishing out a team-high six assists against Seattle on June 21 … Had 12 points and a team-best seven assists at Minnesota on June 11 … Led the team with seven assists at Chicago on June 9 … Led the team with 18 points, seven rebounds and four steals against Chicago on June 7 … Second on the team with 18 points, including a career-high eight made free throws against Los Angeles on June 1 … Led the team with nine assists and three steals in the season opener against Indiana on May 24 … Voted fastest with the ball in the 2013 WNBA General Managers Survey for the second consecutive season.

2012: Earned WNBA All-Defensive second team honors … Named to the Silver Stars All-Decade Team … Started all 34 regular-season games … Averaged 9.9 points, 4.3 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game … Led the WNBA in assist to turnover ratio (2.7) and ranked 10th in assists per game … Ranked second on the team in assists per game and field goal percentage (54.1) and ranked third in steals per game … Notched 17 double-figure scoring performances … Led the team in assists 15 times, steals 10 times and scoring on three occasions … Had at least one assist in all 34 games … Notched at least two field goals through the final 22 games of the regular season beginning July 3 … Voted fastest with the ball and most likely to have a breakout season in 2012 in the WNBA General Managers survey … Went 5-for-5 in the second half in the season opener at Tulsa on May 19 … Dished out a career-high 11 assists against Phoenix on June 1 … One of five double-digit scorers against Seattle on June 9 … Led the team with five assists and was one of four double-digit scorers at Indiana on July 5 … Led the team with nine assists at New York on July 8 … Had 16 points and four steals at Chicago on July 11 … Led the team with seven assists against Atlanta on July 13 … Led the team with four assists at Phoenix on Aug. 19 … Had 16 points against Washington on Aug. 21 … Led the team with a season-high 22 points, five rebounds, two steals and a block at Los Angeles on Aug. 23 … Notched a team-high-tying six assists against Tulsa on Aug. 25 … One of five players in double-figures against Indiana while leading the team in assists and steals on Sept. 7 … Had 12 points and a season-high-tying four steals at Tulsa on Sept. 12 … Led the team with 21 points and five assists against New York on Sept. 18 … Led the team with six assists at Seattle on Sept. 21 … Playoffs: Started both Western Conference semifinal games against Los Angeles … Averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game through the two playoff games … Ranked second on the team in rebounds (5) and assists (4) and third in points (16) in Game 1 at Los Angeles on Sept. 27 … Led the team with five assists in Game 2 against Los Angeles on Sept. 29.

2011: Unanimously selected to the WNBA All-Rookie Team along with Rookie of the Year Maya Moore … Played in 34 regular season games with nine starts … Averaged 8.2 points per game with 3.9 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 0.8 steals … Ranked second in the WNBA in free throw percentage (90.0), sixth in assists per 40 minutes (6.7) and seventh in assist to turnover ratio (2.2) … Led all WNBA rookies in assists per game (3.9) and free throw percentage while ranking third in minutes per game (23.1) and field goal percentage (46.0) and fourth in scoring average … Ranked second on the team in assists per game and fifth in scoring average … Notched 14 double-digit scoring performances … Led the team in scoring on three occasions, assists eight times and steals six times … Had eight points and a team-high tying five assists in her professional debut against Tulsa on June 4 … Recorded her first career defensive rebound and had five assists and a pair of steals against Atlanta on June 11 … Dished out six assists at Phoenix on June 17 … Ranked second on the team with six assists against Los Angeles on June 24 … Had 11 points, including 7-for-7 from the charity stripe at Atlanta on June 26 … Posted her second-consecutive double-digit scoring game with 10 points at Chicago on June 28 … Recorded a season-best three rebounds at New York on July 1 … Had 11 points against New York on July 8 … Posted 12 points against Seattle, including four free throws in the final 14.7 seconds to secure the win for San Antonio on July 14 … Led the team with six assists at Los Angeles on July 18  … Ranked fourth on the team with 11 points at Indiana on Aug. 9 … Had 12 points at Connecticut on Aug. 11 … Led the team with 10 points against Indiana on Aug. 16 … Notched career-highs in defensive (5) and total rebounds (7) in her first career start at Seattle on Aug. 23 … Led the team with 11 points, including her 200th career, in her second career start at Minnesota on Aug. 26 … Notched 15 points and five steals with a team-best seven steals versus Phoenix on Sept. 1 … Led the team with six assists against Seattle on Sept. 3 … Set a franchise rookie record with 36 points at Tulsa on Sept. 11 … Playoffs: Started all three Western Conference semifinal games against Minnesota … Averaged 5.3 points per game with 3.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.67 steals.

INTERNATIONAL

Played for Mersin during the 2016-17 season where she averaged 13.3 points, 4.8 assists and 2.0 steals in 15 games in the Turkish League

Spent part of 2014-15 season overseas playing for USK Praha in the Czech Republic

Joined USK Praha midseason during the 2013-14 season where she averaged 11.5 points in 23.5 minutes per game

Played for Tarsus in Turkey in 2012-13 playing in 24 Turkish League games and 11 EuroLeague games…Averaged 13.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and a Turkish League-best 4.9 assists per game in Turkish League games, and 15.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists in EuroLeague contests

Played in 20 games for Israel’s Maccabi Ramat Han in 2011-12…averaged 16.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.9 steals per game

Oklahoma

Senior (2010-11): Earned NCAA Today’s Top VIII honors … Finished her collegiate career with 2,138 points, 726 assists and 309 steals, joining Nancy Lieberman and Dawn Staley, and later Courtney Vandersloot, as the only women’s college basketball players in history to cross the 2,000-point, 700-assist and 300-steal benchmarks in a career … Earned AP All-America Second Team honors and Capital One Academic All-America Second Team recognition … Made 140 consecutive starts in 141 games played for Big 12 Conference and OU program records … Totaled an Oklahoma career record 4,579 minutes played … Led senior class to an OU record 55 wins in 63 home games … Top-scoring guard in Oklahoma history and finished second all-time at OU with 117 double-figure scoring games … Also second at OU in career assists, steals and free throw percentage (.852) … Unanimous selection to All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 All-Defensive Team … Named to Big 12 All-Championship Team after averaging 19.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 rebounds in two tournament games … Had 15 of 28 career games of 20-plus points in senior season.

Junior (2009-10): State Farm Coaches’ All-American … Associated Press All-America Third Team selection … Finalist for State Farm Wade Trophy, Wooden Award and Nancy Lieberman Award … State Farm All-Region 5 Team … Naismith Trophy midseason candidate … Unanimous choice for All-Big 12 First Team … Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors for second consecutive season … Named to Big 12’s All-Defensive Team for third-straight season … Averaged 21 points per game in Big 12 Championship and was named to All-Big 12 Championship Team … Named to Final Four All-Tournament team after totaling 23 points, six assists and career-high six rebounds in national semifinal loss to Stanford (April 4) … Averaged 17 points, five assists and 96 percent free-throw shooting in conference play to lead OU to a tie for second in Big 12 standings … Scored nine or more points in every game … Ranked 72nd nationally in points per game, 23rd in assists per game and 84th in field goal percentage … Set OU’s consecutive free throw record with a streak of 35, breaking her streak of 30 set as a sophomore … Set Big 12 and OU records for best single-game free-throw performance, making 16-of-16 against Oklahoma State on Feb. 16 … Holds Oklahoma’s record for most double-digit assist games with six.

Sophomore (2008-09): Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention … Finalist for Nancy Lieberman Award, for nation’s top point guard in women’s basketball … All-Big 12 First Team honoree … Youngest player for second consecutive season on Big 12’s All-Defensive Team … ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team member … Finished regular season as the NCAA’s fourth leading free throw shooter … Also nationally-ranked 13th in assists per game, 17th in field goal percentage, 81st in assist-to-turnover ratio and 97th in steals per game … Set OU record for consecutive free throws made (30) … Recorded three double-doubles and became OU leader in career double-digit assist games … Started all 37 games at point guard, averaging 30.2 minutes, 12.9 points and 5.9 assists … Shot 55.6 percent (180-of-324) from the field and was 119-of-132 (.902) from the free throw line.

Freshman (2007-08): Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year … Only rookie named to the conference’s all-defensive team … Started 30 of 31 games … Averaged 12.2 points, 4.2 assists, 2.2 steals and 48 percent field goal shooting … Was second among Big 12 freshmen in scoring and led all conference freshman in field goal percentage, steals and assists … Totaled 130 assists and 69 steals to lead OU in both categories.

PERSONAL

Born on May 10, 1989 in San Jose, Calif. to Albert and Denise Robinson

Has one brother, Jonathan

Mother played basketball at Hampton University in Virginia

Brother also played basketball at Hampton University

Graduated from Oklahoma with a degree in sociology

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Selected by San Antonio in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2011 WNBA Draft…re-signed a multi-year deal with the Stars on Feb. 9, 2015.

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