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Chamique Holdsclaw
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2007 SEASON:
Announced her retirement from the WNBA after five games with the Sparks… Started all five games for the Sparks, averaging 15.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 30 minutes per game.

2006 SEASON:
WNBA All-Decade Honorable Mention... Ranked seventh in free throw percentage (.884) and eleventh in points per game (15)... Not with team for six games (5/21/06-6/3/06)... Returned home to score 13 points, going 5-5 from the free throw line in 30 minutes vs. Detroit (6/7/06)... - Tallied first double-double of the year with 22 points and 12 rebounds vs. Phoenix (6/13/06)... Scored 21 points to go with 8 rebounds (5 offensive), and 4 steals vs. Houston (6/21/06)... Led the team with rebounding with 8 and scored 12 points in 31 minutes at Sacramento (6/23/06)... Scored 15 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 26 minutes vs. San Antonio (6/26/06)... Dished out 4 assists and scored a team-high 18 points vs. Phoenix (6/30/06)... Led the team in scoring with 23 points, going 9 for 10 at the free throw line in 30 minutes vs. Washington (7/1/06)... Scored 19 points with 4 rebounds in 30 minutes vs. Houston (7/5/06)... In 31 minutes dished out 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds vs. Indiana (7/7/06)... Scored 9 of her game-high 19 points in the 4th quarter and grabbed 12 rebounds vs. Charlotte (7/8/06)... Scored 22 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 33 minutes at Phoenix (7/14/06)... Had 20 points, 4 assists, 3 steals, 3 rebounds in 31 minutes at Minnesota (7/16/06)... Scored a game-high 20 points, had 4 assists, 3 steals, and 6 rebounds at Detroit (7/21/06)... Played 31 minutes and pulled down a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds at Houston (7/25/06)... Recorded16 pts, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals in 30 min at San Antonio (7/26/06)... Scored 12 points and 6 rebounds in 27 minutes at Washington (8/1/06).

2005 SEASON:
Ranked third in points (17), minutes (35.8), and total points (561), and second in total field goals made (216)…Voted into All-Star game for 6th year…Finished the season with 7 double doubles…Recorded 7 rebounds with 5 points in 23 minutes at Houston (8/27/05)…Scored 20 points, including the game-winning basket vs. San Antonio (8/26/05)... Tied her season high in assists with 7, and led the Sparks with 20 points vs. Minnesota (8/23/05)... Scored in double figures for the sixth straight game with an 11 point, 8 rebound effort vs. Houston (8/21/05)... Scored 19 points, pulled down 8 rebounds, dished out 3 assists and 2 blocked shots in 37 minutes vs Detroit (8/19/05)...In 37 minutes, contributed 10 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists vs Sacramento (8/16/05)... Played full 40 minutes, scored 18 points, had 4 assists, and pulled down 5 rebounds vs. Indiana (8/13/05)...Played 39 minutes and posted her seventh double double with 21 points and 13 rebounds and had a team high 4 assists at New York (8/10/05)...Had 5 points, 4 rebounds, and 3 assists in 30 minutes at Connecticut (8/9/05)...Scored 6 points and tied her season high in assists with 7 at Minnesota (8/7/05)... Scored a game high 21 points coupled with 5 rebounds and 4 assists at San Antonio (8/5/05)... Had 17 points in 35 minutes of play at Seattle (7/31/05)... Scored 12 points, and also collected 2 steals, and 4 rebounds in 29 minutes of play at Sacramento (7/29/05)...Led the team with 16 points and grabbed 3 rebounds at Phoenix (7/26/05)...Had 15 points and five rebounds at Houston (7/23/05)... Holdsclaw scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 40 minutes vs. Washington (7/19/05)... Holdsclaw sat out the first game of the season with a sore left hamstring vs. Seattle (7/16/05)...Scored 18 points, had a season-high 4 blocked shots, and pulled down 5 rebounds in 38 minutes vs. Charlotte (7/12/05)...In 38 minutes of play, Chamique scored 10 points, 2 assists, and led the team with four rebounds against New York (7/5/05)...Scored 19 points and grabbed 5 rebounds vs. Phoenix (7/2/05)... Scored 17 points for the second game in a row and had six rebounds at Indiana (6/28/05)... Scored 17 points and tied her career high with seven assists in Detroit (6/26/05)... After scoring her sixth double-double of the season with 27 points and 10 rebounds, Holdsclaw played the entire game and surpassed the 6,000 minute milestone (6/24/05)... Leading the team with 23 points vs. Connecticut, Holdsclaw also contributed with 2 assists, 1 steal, and pulled down 6 rebounds (6/20/05)... Scored 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds vs. Minnesota (6/18/05)... Contributed 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds vs. Houston (6/15/05)... Holdsclaw led the team in scoring and rebounding once again with 25 points and 9 rebounds versus Sacramento (6/11/05)....Holdsclaw led the team with 25 points and nine rebounds in 40 minutes vs Phoenix (6/8/05)...Recorded her fifth double-double of the year with 11 points and 10 rebounds at Sacramento (6/4/05) ... Contributed 19 points and 5 rebounds versus San Antonio (5/31/05)... Recorded her fourth-straight double- double with 26 points on 67 percent shooting and 11 rebounds at Charlotte, both of which led the team (5/28/05) ... Reached 3000 career points in scoring 27 at Washington while recording her third-straight double-double with 10 rebounds (5/26/05) ... Recorded her second-straight double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds at Minnesota, both of which led the team (5/25/05) ... Pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds while scoring 16 points and recording two assists and two blocked shots at Seattle in her Sparks’ debut (6/21/05)…

2004 SEASON:
Started 22 of 23 games played with the Mystics … Averaged 34.8 minutes, 19.0 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in 2004 … Scored in double figures in 21 games while logging nine double-doubles … Led the Mystics in scoring 17 times and rebounding 19 times… Posted her first double-double of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds at Indiana (5/23/04) … Scored a season-high 29 points while adding 10 boards against the Sparks to mark her second double-double of the year (5/25/04) …Led the team with 20 points and 11 rebounds against Detroit nine days later (6/11/04) … Tied her rebounding season-high with 14 boards against New York while adding 14 points (6/13/04) … Began a seven-game streak scoring 20 or more points with 24 versus San Antonio while leading the team with 10 rebounds (6/17/04) … Recorded a season-high three blocked shots in addition to scoring 20 points at Houston (6/27/04) … Posted another double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds at New York (7/8/04) … Scored 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while dishing out a season-high five assists in a season-best 41 minutes at Seattle (7/17/04) … Tied another season-high the next night with three blocks along with scoring 25 points and pulling down 10 boards.

2003 SEASON:
Finished regular season ranked first in rebounds per game, first in points per 40 minutes, second in double-doubles, third in total rebounds and third in defensive rebounds … Named a starter to the 2003 WNBA All-Star team for the fifth consecutive year … Named Bud Light Peak Performer for rebounding … Played 37 minutes vs. Connecticut, going 8-for-18 from the field and a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line, scoring 24 points (8/23/03)…Played 39 minutes vs. Detroit, recording her 11th double-double of the season while scoring a game-high 26 points and pulling down 10 boards (8/6/03) … Played a season-high 44 minutes vs. Indiana, going 9-for-18 from the field and leading all players with 15 rebounds while tying a career-high seven assists and adding 28 points for her 10th double-double of the year (7/29/03)…Played 37 minutes vs. Indiana , going 10-for-16 from the field and a perfect 13-for-13 from the line to finish with a career-high 34 points (7/24/03) … Played 35 minutes vs. Los Angeles, leading all scorers with 24 points and 17 rebounds for her eighth double-double (7/22/03)…Played 35 minutes vs. Cleveland, recording her fifth double-double with 27 points and 17 rebounds (6/20/03) … Played 37 minutes vs. Indiana, becoming the first player to score her 2000th point and grab her 1000th rebound in the same game, in a 17-point, 12-rebound effort that also included two assists and two blocked shots (5/31/03) … Played 37 minutes vs. Charlotte, setting a new single-game rebounding record with 24 while scoring 22 points and finishing with four assists and three blocked shots in her first double-double of the season (5/23/03).

2002 SEASON:
Finished regular season ranked #1 in points per game, #1 in rebounds per game, #1 in defensive rebounds, #1 in double doubles, #1 points per 40 minutes, #2 in defensive rebounds per 40 minutes, #3 in field goals attempted, and #6 in total rebounds...Named a starter to the 2002 WNBA All-Star team...Had her first double-double of the season with 19 points and 14 rebounds, shot 5-15 fg and 9-10 from the free throw line in 32 minutes of play vs. Orlando (6/1/02)…Scored a game high and season high 27 points (12-18fg) also had seven rebounds and four assists in the game vs. Indiana (6/7/02)…Played 31 minutes, scored 23 points (9-16fg), and had 15 rebounds for her second double-double of the season, contributed three assists and one steal in the game vs. Miami (6/9/02)…Played 34 min, while grabbing ten rebounds, shot 8-15 from the field and 3-4 from the free throw line, had two assists and two blocked shots, scored a game high of 20 points vs. Houston (6/13/02)…Played 26 min, went 100% shooting 6-6, grabbed 11 rebounds, three assists, and scored 16 points at Cleveland (6/14/02)…Played 32 minutes, scored 20 points, went 100% from the free throw line, grabbed 14 rebounds, two steals at LA (6/27/02)…Played 10 minutes before getting a high ankle sprain and leaving the game at Portland (6/28/02)...missed the following six games...Played 29 min, scored a career high 32 points, went 11-25 from the field, shot 100% from the free throw line (10-10), grabbed 11 rebounds, and four assists vs. Seattle (7/27/02).

2001 SEASON:
Recorded first double-double of the season vs. Seattle scoring 18 points and pulling down 11 rebounds(6/3/01)..scored season high 19 points vs. Sacramento, tied career high 16 rebounds v. Sacramento (6/5/01)...scored career high 31 points vs. New York (6/10/01)...led game in scoring (22) and rebounds (13) with her fourth double-double of the season vs. Cleveland (6/17/01)...recorded her sixth double-double of the season leading the team with 21 pts. and 14 rebounds at Houston (6/27/01)...recorded her eighth double double of the season, scoring 15 points and 15 rebounds (3 offensive/12 defensive) in 54 minutes of play vs. Seattle (7/3/01)...placed on the injured list with a stress related reaction in her right foot on 7/10/01, activated on 7/21/01...tied her season/career high of 16 rebounds in the Mystics win over Cleveland (8/12/01)...finished the season ranked 4th in the WNBA in rebounds per game (8.8), 5th in points per game (16.8), 5th in double-doubles (10), and 10th in minutes per game (33.6)...Named a starting forward at the WNBA All-Star game for the third consecutive season, top vote getter...Named to the 2nd All-WNBA Team.

2000 SEASON:
Recorded her then career-high in pts. (30) and stls. (8) against Indiana on 7/20 (first time a Mystics player has ever scored 30 points)...Named a starter for the 2000 WNBA All-Star Game, leading vote-getter among players in the Eastern Conference...Led the Mystics in scoring average (17.5-seventh in the league), rebounds per game (7.5-seventh in the league) and minutes per game (35.3-third in the league)...Also led the Mystics in turnovers (93).

1999 SEASON:
The 1999 WNBA Rookie of the Year...Selected as a starter in the inaugural WNBA All-Star Game...Played in 31 and started in 30 games...Injured her finger in the All-Star game which caused her to miss one game...Averaged 16.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists...Finished the season in the top 10 in points and rebounds...Scored a season-high 24 points twice (6/25 vs. Houston, 8/5 vs. Orlando)...Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Detroit (7/10)...Led the team in scoring 10 times, in rebounding 17 times and in assists eight times...Led the team with six double-doubles...Two-time WNBA Player of the Week.

COLLEGE:
Finished career as University of Tennessee's all-time leading scorer and rebounder (male or female) with 3,025 points and 1,295 rebounds... All-time leading scorer and rebounder in the NCAA women’s tournament history… Accumulated over 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, 300 assists and 300 steals… Led the Tennessee Lady Vols to three consecutive NCAA Championships... Led Tennessee to its first ever undefeated season (39-0) in 1998… Also helped Tennessee to two SEC regular season titles (1998, 1999) and to three SEC Tournament Championships (1996, 1998, 1999)… Only the fifth women's basketball player in NCAA History to reach 3,000 points... Holds the Lady Vols record for games played (148)... Averaged 20.4 points and 8.8 rebounds during her career at Tennessee... Posted a 134-17 win/loss record during her collegiate career… Finished career as SEC's all-time leading scorer and rebounder... Four-time Kodak and Associated Press First Team All-America... Two-time Naismith Trophy winner as player of the year in 1998 and 1999… Women's Basketball Journal, Sports Illustrated and Sporting News National Women's Player of the Year in 1999... First women's college athlete to win the Sullivan Award awarded to the top amateur athlete in the United States... Won the 1999 ESPY Award for Female Athlete of the Year... Won the 1998 and 1999 ESPY for Women's Basketball Player of the Year… Named to the women’s collegiate basketball Silver Anniversary Team in 2006 as one of the 25 greatest players over the past 25 years.

Personal

Selected as one of the Naismith College Basketball Players of the 20th Century in 2000… Has a street named after her in Tennessee… Won a gold medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney… Jersey (#23) is retired at the University of Tennessee… Published a book during the 2001 off-season, Chamique: On Family, Focus and Basketball… Enjoys community work with the homeless and underprivileged youth… Earned a degree in Political Science from Tennessee…Grew up in New York and played basketball with Lakers forward Lamar Odom… Most memorable WNBA moment was participating in the first WNBA All-Star Game… Enjoys traveling in her free time… Favorite vacation spot is Barcelona, Spain… Hero is her grandmother for teaching her blind faith and sacrifice.

Career Transactions

Selected by the Washington Mystics with the first overall pick of the 1999 WNBA Draft… Traded to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for DeLisha Milton-Jones and the 13th overall pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft on March 21, 2005… Rights traded to Atlanta Dream in exchange for the 13th pick in the 2009 WNBA Draft.... Signed with the Dream on April 20, 2009.