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Ivory Latta
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Ivory Latta's Bio

About Ivory Latta

Career Honors:

  • Scored the first points of her WNBA career on May 30, 2007 vs. Washington
  • Ranked fifth in the league in the 2012 season in both three point field goals made (69) and three point field goals attempted (177)
  • Scored her highest points per game average (14.3) and highest free throw percentage (.840) in the 2012 season with the Shock
  • Was named Eastern Conference Player of Week for her performances in the Mystics’ back-to-back wins June 7-8, 2013; Won second honor for her performance on July 24 where she posted a double-double with 18 points and 13 assists; Received third honor for her performances in the Mystics last three games of the regular season versus Indiana, Connecticut and New York
  • Received her first All-Star nod; named to the 2013 WNBA All-Star Team as a reserve
  • Scored her 2,000th career point, connecting on two free throws vs. Chicago on August 20, 2013
  • Received her second All-Star nod; named to the 2014 WNBA All-Star Team as a replacement player
  • Was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played the week of July 27, 2014
  • Set Mystics all-time record for three-pointers made in a single season (81) during the 2014 campaign

2017: Started in one out of 34 games played…averaged 17.0 minutes per game…averaged 8.0 points per game, including a season high 18 points against Atlanta on 7/19; also in that game, Latta posted a season high in three-pointers made and attempted (5-of-8) with a .625 percentage from the behind the arc…scored 10+ points in 13 games…averaged 1.7 assists per game…averaged .871 from the free throw line (54-of-62)…

2016: Started in two out of 22 games played…averaged 20.8 minutes per game…averaged 8.3 points per game…averaged .909 from the free throw line (40-of-44)…dished out 1.9 assists per game…

2015: Started in 25 out of 34 games played…led team in scoring with 13.4 points per game…averaged 27.3 minutes per game…shot .389 from three-point range…posted eight 20+ point games including a season high 25 points, in their overtime victory against Indiana on 9/8 which clinched their playoff berth…posted 14 10+ point games…led team in scoring in 12 games…led team in assists in 10 games…averaged 2.6 assists per game…shot .909 from the free throw line…

2014: Started in 33 out of 34 games played…first on the team in scoring with 12.8 points per game…averaged a team-high 31.7 minutes per game, tenth in the league…shot.833 from the free throw line…averaged 3.3 assists per game…shot .377 from three-point range…shot a career-high seven three-pointers in a loss to the Minnesota Lynx on May 16…set the Mystics all-time record for most three-pointers made in a single season (81)…scored 10+ points in 23 games this season…scored 20+ points in four games…team leader in points in 11 games…team leader in assists in 14 games…

2013: Started in all 34 games…made her Mystics debut against her former team on 5/27…scored a new career-high 27 points, including 4-for-8 from three-point range and a perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line…played a career high 41:46 minutes…led the team with 13.9 points per game…dished out 4.4 assists per game, including a season-high 13 on July 24 vs. Chicago…shot .902 (83-for-92) from the free throw line (second in the league)…played 31.5 minutes per game…shot .396 from three point range (third in the league)…received first All-Star nod after being selected to 2013 WNBA All-Star team as a reserve…scored her 2,000th career point on August 20 vs. Chicago…posted two double-doubles…

2012: Started in 18 out of 34 games played…averaged 28.3 minutes per game…shot a career high .840 from the free throw line…dished out 3.3 assists per game…scored a career high 14.3 points per game.

2011: Averaged 12.2 points, 3.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 28.5 minutes a game … Matched a career-high with 26 points at Connecticut on 6/12 … Score 20 or more points in three games and 10 or more points in 14 games … led the team in scoring five times … led the team in assists eight times … Scored her 1000th career point against Atlanta on 7/26 … Tied a career-high with six rebounds against Seattle on 7/30 … Scored a team season-high 17 points in the fourth quarter against Connecticut on 6/12 … Made a team season-high 11 field goals in a game against Connecticut on 6/12 … Was second on the team in points and led the team in assists … Started all 24 games in which she appeared … Missed the final five games with a knee injury from 9/2 to 9/11.

2010: Played with Tulsa in training camp, but did not make the roster at the beginning of the year . . . Signed with the team on July 5th and played in each of the remaining 18 games with the Shock . . . Started the final 16 games of the season . . . Averaged 12.4 points per game . . . Scored double-figures in 14 of her 18 games . . . Tied a career high 26 points against Los Angeles on 8/14/10 . . . Her 26 point performance was also the season-high for Tulsa in 2010. . . Led the team with 3.9 assists per game.

2009: Appeared in 24 games for the Dream…averaged 14.6 minutes per game…shot .826 from the free throw line…scored 6.1 points per game.

2008: Started in 31 out 34 games played…averaged 28.2 minutes per game…shot .802 from the free throw line…dished out 3.6 assists per game…collected 1.3 steals per game…scored 11.4 points per game.

2007: Made her season debut vs. the Sacramento Monarchs on 5/19… Scored the first points of her WNBA career on 5/30 vs. Washington…Started her first WNBA game vs. Indiana on 8/11 posting three points and one rebound.

In the Playoffs: Averaged 1.9 ppg. in her first 47 minutes of WNBA postseason action in 2007… Averaged 3.0 ppg and 7.1 mpg in her rookie season with the Shock… Ranked second in the league in 3-point percentage (44.9%). In the 2009 playoffs with Atlanta, Latta started in both games, averaging 37.5 minutes per game, scoring 13.5 points per game and dishing out 2.5 assists per game.

College: Averaged 16.6 ppg during her collegiate career… Led UNC to back-to-back Final Four appearances (2006 and 2007)… Honored as an AP All-American, Wade Trophy Finalist and Naismith Trophy candidate (2007)… Named to the 2007 All-ACC First Team… Was named the 2006 Player of the Year by ESPN.com, USBWA, GballMag.com and Basketball Times National Player of the Year… Nancy Lieberman Award Winner as Point Guard of the Year (2006)… Runner-up for Associated Player of the Year honors (2006)… Consensus All-American (2006)… ACC Player of the Year (2006)… Most Outstanding Player in the NCAA Tournament Cleveland Regional (2006)… One of four finalists for the Honda Award (2006)… WBCA National Player of the Month for February (2006)… In 2006, led UNC in scoring with 18.4 points per game (second in the ACC) and in assists with 5.2 per game (fourth in the ACC)… Led the ACC in free throw percentage (85.2)… ACC Tournament MVP (2005, 2006)… WBCA National Player for the Month of March (2005)… All-ACC First Team (2007, 2005)… AP All-American Third Team (2005)… ACC Preseason Rookie of the Year (2004)… All-ACC Second Team (2004)… All-ACC Freshmen Team (2004).

Personal: Majored in exercise and sports science…Is the all-time leading scorer in South Carolina history (boys and girls) with a total of 4,319 career points…She shattered the girls’ record in scoring, formerly held by Allison Feaster with 3,427, by almost 1,000 points…Other recognition included a resolution read on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Representative John Spratt and a key to the city of York, S.C., which celebrated Ivory Latta Day on Jan. 10, 2003…Voted Homecoming Queen in high school.

Career Transactions

  • Signed by the Washington Mystics on February 1, 2013
  • Signed by the Tulsa Shock on 7/15/10. Played with Tulsa in the team’s 2010 training camp, but did not make the roster at the beginning of the year . . . Signed with the team on July 5th and played in each of the remaining 18 games with the Shock
  • Acquired by the Atlanta Dream from the Detroit Shock in the 2008 expansion draft.
  • Selected by the Detroit Shock in the first-round (11th overall) of the 2007 WNBA Draft.
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