Players

  • Chandi Jones
  • #13
  • Guard-Forward Minnesota Lynx

2007 Statistics

PPG
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RPG
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APG
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EFF
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Born: Mar 25, 1982
Height: 5-9 / 1,75
Weight: 150 lbs. / 68,0 kg.
College:Houston
Years Pro: 3








Background

2006: Saw her third WNBA season cut short by injuries, appearing in six games... Averaged 2.8 ppg (in 6.3 mpg) while going 5-9 from the floor... Made her season debut with six points and two rebounds July 19 vs. Chicago, after sitting out the first 20 contests... Underwent athroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus and scarring in her left knee on June 13... Played for Sterm Marine Parma (Italy) last winter, tallying 14.5 ppg (46.1%) and 4.2 rpg in 31 outings before suffering a sprained right ankle in February that ended her Lega season.

2005: Saw action in the final 10 contests (nine starts) after the trade, averaging 8.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 3.0 apg in 28.1 mpg while shooting 34.9% from the floor... Posted career highs with 17 points and six assists Aug. 16 vs. Houston, her third double-digit effort for Minnesota; her six assists also matched the team single-game high for 2005... Netted 16 points and six assists Aug. 12 vs. Seattle; she led Minnesota in assists three times... Made her Lynx debut with 11 points and six rebounds Aug. 3 at Phoenix, and hauled down a career-high seven rebounds Aug. 7 vs. Los Angeles... Played in 21 games for Detroit before being dealt, averaging 6.0 ppg in 15.7 mpg; she chipped in 14 points July 20 vs. Connecticut Finished 7th in the WNBA in three-point accuracy at 42.0% (29-for-69) overall

2004: Third in minutes off the Shock bench (12.8 per game)... Recorded a career-high two blocked shots vs. Charlotte on Sept. 19... Recorded season-highs in points (14) and assists (6) at Indiana on July 16... Averaged 4.5 points in losses and 2.7 points in wins... Shot 39.0% (23-59 FG) in losses and 34.1% (14-41 FG) in wins.

2003-04 Off-Season: Led University of Houston to 31-3 record.

PLAYOFFS:
2004: Averaged 1.0 ppg and 0.5 apg in 5.0 mpg for Detroit against New York.

PROFESSIONAL:
2005-06: Played for Stem Marine Parma in Italian and EuroCup play... Averaged 13.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 2.28 spg and 32.6 mpg in 21 Italian League games... Averaged 16.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg and 2.4 apg in 10 EuroCup games.

COLLEGE:
Was a 2004 Kodak All-American and a three-time Conference USA Player of the Year (2004, 2003 and 2002)... Named to the All-Conference USA First-Team all four years of her career... 2003-04: Averaged 22.7 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 35.6 minutes... 2002-03: Averaged 27.5 points and 8.1 rebounds in 36.4 minutes... Finished with career averages of 23.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.89 steals and 35.6 minutes in 114 games... Left school as Houston's all-time leading scorer with 2,692 points, breaking Tamika Whitmore's record of 2,488 on February 15 in a win at East Carolina... Ranked third overall behind former Cougar Elvin Hayes, who scored 2,884 points in 93 games from 1965-68, and Otis Birdsong, who tallied 2,832 total points for Houston from 1973-77... Reached double figures in points in an NCAA-record 112 consecutive games - every game of her collegiate career at Houston; the previous record for consecutive double-digit scoring games was 92, set by former NCAA Player of the Year Jackie Stiles.


Personal

  • Born on March 25, 1982 in Wharton, Texas
  • parents are David, an assistant coach for the Lady Cougars, and Janice Jones
  • Father was drafted by the Detroit Lions in 1974
  • Major is undecided
  • Nickname is "Binky"
  • Hobbies include swimming and reading
  • Also recruited by Texas, Tennessee and Rutgers
  • Chose UH because it's "close to home and my parents."