Date of Birth: September 30, 1989
College: Duke ‘11
High School: Oakton High School (Vienna, Va.) Contract Status: Signed through 2016.
Transactions: Selected by the Seattle Storm with the 12th pick overall in the first round of the 2011 WNBA Draft … Traded to the Washington Mystics on April 29, 2011 … Traded to the Atlanta Dream on Feb. 19, 2013…Re-signed with the Dream on March 19, 2015…Traded to the Connecticut Sun on April 16, 2015 in exchange for Brittany Hrynko.
Career: Jet-quick guard who has the ability to take defenders off the dribble and get to the basket…Active defender…Team leader…Good at setting up teammates…Needs 52 points to reach 1,000…One steal short of 100 for her career…Collected her 300th career assist last season.
2014 Season: Played in all 34 games, starting 23…Averaged 4.8 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game…Scored in double-figures five times… Recorded season-highs in points (17) and assists (4) with four rebounds on May 25 against Indiana.
In The Playoffs: Averaged 7.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists in three playoff games, including two starts … Had nine points, seven boards and six assists in Game 2 victory over Chicago.
2013 Season: Played in all 34 games, starting 29…Averaged career-bests of 8.5 points, three rebounds and 3.1 assists…Ranked second on the team and 15th in the WNBA in assists…Had 12 double-figure scoring games, including tying her career best with 19 points Sept. 2 vs. Los Angeles…Led the team in assists and steals six times each In The Playoffs: Started all eight playoff games, averaging 6.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists.
2012 Season: Played in all 34 games, starting 23…Averaged 8.2 points, 2.8 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game…Finished the season strong, averaging 11.8 points, 3.0 boards and 2.9 assists in nine September games… Scored in double figures 10 times, including a season-high 18 Sept. 1 at New York … Had a career-best eight assists Aug. 19 vs. Chicago … Led the team in assists nine times, and in scoring twice.
2011 Career: Played in all 34 games, starting last six … Finished sixth among all rookies in minutes per game (19.3), seventh in points per game (6.4), and fourth in assists per game (1.88) …Scored a career-high 19 points on Sept. 2 at Atlanta … Dished out a then-career-high five assists on four occasions …Led team in scoring in two games …Led team in assists seven times …Posted eight double-figure scoring games …Played a career-high 38 minutes in her first start of the season against Minnesota on Aug. 30.
College: Trained with the USA National team during April of 2010 as a member of the USA Select Team …Started 120-of-137 games played in her four years…Finished her career starting 96 straight contests …Became just the fourth Blue Devil to notch over 1,300 points, 400 rebounds, 400 assists, 200 steals and 50 blocks (Alana Beard, Monique Currie and Katie Meier) …One of only two Blue Devils to notch 100 or more steals in a single season (Alana Beard) …Named an Academic All-American as a junior and senior, and Academic All-District as a sophomore … Became the first Blue Devil to be named Academic All-America on two occasions …Received the Kay Yow Award as the Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior …In 51 games against ranked opponents, posted double-figure scoring 39 times, including ten 20+ scoring contests …Became only the second Blue Devil to be named ACC Tournament MVP on two occasions (Iciss Tillis)…Ranked seventh in Duke history in career points (1,704) and field goals made (629), second in field goals attempted (1,674), three-point field goals attempted (538) and minutes (4,109), third in three-point field goals made (180) and steals (287), tied for fourth in games started (120), fifth in assists (449) and tied for fifth in games played (137) …Ranked eighth and 10th in Duke single-season scoring with 577 points in 2009-10 and 543 points in 2010-11 …Second and third in season field goals attempted with 532 in the 2009-10 season and 513 in 2010-11 …Tied for third and fifth in three-point field goals with 65 in 2010-11 and 63 in 2009-10 …Fifth and sixth in three-point field goals attempted with 177 in 2009-10 and 166 in 2010-11 …Eighth in assists with 146 in 2009-10 …Fourth and tied for fifth in steals with 100 in 2009-10 and 85 in 2010-11 …First and second in season minutes with 1,172 in 2010-11 and 1,168 in 2009-10.
Personal: Full name is Jasmine Loretta Thomas…Born September 30, 1989 in Fairfax, Va….Daughter of Johnnie and Sharon Thomas … Has one brother, Darrell…Four-year letter-winner at Oakton High School in Vienna, Va., where she led her squad to a 101-11 mark …Named 2007 EA Sports, USA Today, Street & Smith’s and Parade first team All-America …Gatorade State Player of the Year, AP State Player of the Year and D.C. All-Met Player of the Year as a senior …McDonald’s All-America …Named MVP of the McDonald’s game with 16 points, nine rebounds and six assists …Played in the WBCA H.S. All-America game scoring nine points and totaling five rebounds …Two-time District Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior …Earned four-time All-District, District Player of the Year, first team All-Defensive, District Tournament Team, first team All-Region, Region Player of the Year, VHSCA first team All-State and Associated Press (AP) AAA first team All-State …Collected career totals of 2,598 points (23.2), 910 rebounds (8.1), 519 steals (4.6), 504 assists (4.4) and 181 blocks (1.6) …Over her career, notched five triple-doubles, including two during her senior year …In the state record books, she was second in points (2,598), third in assists (504), third in steals (519) and 10th in three-point field goals made (124) …Registered 56 career double-doubles …Led Oakton to the regular season championship each of her four years and district tournament championship as a sophomore, junior and senior …Set school game records for points (36), assists (12), steals (11) and rebounds (17) …Set school season records for points (781) …Notched school career records for points, assists, steals and rebounds …As a senior, averaged 26.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.1 steals, 4.8 assists and 1.5 blocks …Her 781 points as a senior ranked sixth all-time in state history …Led Oakton to a 27-3 mark and totaled 16 double-doubles during senior year …Named Sportswoman of the Year by the Fairfax County Women in Sports Awards.