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Alisa Burras | 41
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2003
Statistics
 PPG 3.3
 RPG 2.30
 APG .2
 EFF+ 3.41
Position:  C
Born: 06/23/75
Height: 6-3 /  1,91
Weight: 218  lbs. / 98,9  kg.
College: Louisiana Tech '98
Career Highlights
  • Led the WNBA with a 62.8% shooting percentage during the 2002 season
  • Scored career-high 22 points vs. Cleveland on 6/28/00
  • 1998 second-team AP All-American and U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-American
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  • BACKGROUND

    2002 WNBA SEASON:
    Averaged 8.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 19.8 mpg in 32 games with the Fire…Started 24 games…Led the WNBA in field goal percentage (.629)…Scored in double-figures in four consecutive games (7/17 – 7/24)…Recorded a double-double with a season-high 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. Houston on 7/19…Grabbed a career-high-tying 11 rebounds at Washington on 8/2…Led the team with 17 points vs. Utah on 8/6.

    WNBA CAREER HISTORY:
    2001: Played in 26 games while averaging 4.0 ppg and 2.3 rpg... missed 4 games due to patella tendinitis... scored a season high 18 points in only 14 minutes, and hit 9 of 11 shots from the field against Sacramento on August 12... scored in double-figures in 2 other games... shot .530 from the field and .581 from the free throw line... had a season-high 6 rebounds in a victory over Washington on July 6... grabbed a season-high 4 offensive rebounds at Phoenix on July 19... averaged 10.5 mpg...2000: Burras played in 21 of Portland's 32 games, starting four… tore the lateral meniscus in her right knee against the Washington Mystics on July 9 and missed 11 of the last 15 games of the season… averaged 7.6 ppg and 3.5 rpg… finished the season fourth on the team in scoring and sixth on the team in rebounds (74)… shot a team-best .587 from the field and .756 from the free throw line, good for fourth on the squad… tied for fifth on the team with seven blocks...1999: Played in all but one game, starting 22… finished the season ranked third in the WNBA with a .539 field goal efficiency (103-191)… Rockers' second-leading rebounder with 124 boards… averaged 7.5 ppg and 4.0 rpg (36th in WNBA) in 18.2 minutes per game… led the Rockers in scoring three times and rebounding six times… tallied 10 double-digit scoring outings… scored 20+ points once with a career-high 20 points against Charlotte on July 10… recorded one double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds at Phoenix on June 19.

    Pre-WNBA:
    (Colorado Xplosion - ABL): Drafted in the first round (fifth overall) in the 1998 ABL Draft by the Colorado Xplosion... saw action in 13 games prior to the collapse of the league... averaged 6.8 ppg and 4.0 rpg.

    COLLEGE:
    1998 second-team AP All-American and U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-American… 1998 Kodak Honorable Mention All-American… led Louisiana Tech to the NCAA Championship Game in 1998, losing to Tennessee 93-74... posted 19 points and 10 rebounds in the Championship game… named to the All-Sun Belt team in 1998 as a senior… finished her career 22nd in the record book in scoring with 1,134 points, hitting that mark in just 70 games after transferring from Westark Community College before her junior year… during her two seasons at Louisiana Tech, the Lady Techsters compiled a 62-8 record… voted Louisiana Player of the Year as a junior… during two years at Westark Community College (Fort Smith, AK), helped lead the Lady Lions to the 1995 JUCO National Championship and was voted to the 1995 All-Tournament Team... named 1996 Kodak All-American and 1996 Region II Most Outstanding Player, averaging 22.1 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks... left Westark with school records for points (1,481), rebounds (534), and blocks (121).


    PERSONAL

  • Full name is Alisa Marzatte Burras
  • likes to be called "Lisa"
  • Lists helping Louisiana Tech to the Final Four and winning a Junior College National Championship as the achievements she is most proud of
  • Seventh of 11 kids
  • Brothers and sisters are Wade, Phil, Robin, Lisa, Ralph, Eddie, Lawanda, Nicole, Orlando and Chris
  • Parents are Phil and Nancy Burras
  • Listens to gospel and R & B music
  • Studied Liberal Arts at Louisiana Tech
  • her favorite book is the "The Runaway Jury" by John Grisham
  • her favorite actor is Martin Lawrence
  • she lists the Chicago Bulls as her favorite professional sports team
  • her favorite food is red beans and rice.
  • Storm Selects Alisa Burras in Dispersal Draft



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