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Danielle Adams #23 Forward/Center

Danielle Adams

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• WNBA All-Rookie Team (2011)
• WNBA All-Star Reserve (2011)
• WNBA Rookie of the Month (June 2011)

San Antonio Silver Stars
2013: Scored a franchise-high 39 points on 9/15 vs. Atlanta...Posted a game-high 26 points at Phoenix on 9/6 ... Tied for a team-high 20 points while adding 5 rebounds vs. Phoenix on 8/17 .... Registered a season-high 31 points vs. Minnesota on 8/6, the most points scored by a Silver Stars player this season ... Her 13 FGM vs. Minnesota on 8/6 was one of the franchise record for FGM in a game ...Led the team with 20 points while posting career-highs in offensive rebounds (5) and steals (6) on July 25 ... Led the team with 20 points against Connecticut on July 20 ... Notched a season-high 19 points at Phoenix on July 10... Had her first double-double of the season with 16 points and a career-best 11 rebounds at New York on June 23 ... Led the team with two blocks versus Seattle on June 21 ... Started in place of the injured Jayne Appel and led the team with 12 points at Los Angeles on June 15 ... Ranked second on the team with 13 points at Chicago on June 9 ... One of four double-digit scorers with 12 points against Los Angeles on June 1.

2012: Finished second in Sixth Woman of the Year voting ... Played in all 34 regular-season games, making five starts ... Averaged 11.8 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.68 blocks per game ... Ranked sixth in the WNBA in points per 40 minutes (23.5) and 10th in efficiency ranking per 40 minutes ... Ranked third on the team in scoring average (11.8) and rebounding average (4.7) ... Reached double-figure scoring 16 times ... Led the team in scoring seven times, rebounding five times and blocks on 13 occasions ... Made at least one 3-point field goal in seven-consecutive games from June 3 to June 28 ... Led the team with 21 points at Connecticut on May 25 … Led the team with six rebounds against Chicago on May 30 … Led the team with 21 points off the bench at Minnesota on June 3 … Had a team-best 13 points against Seattle on June 9 … One of five double-digit scorers against Los Angeles on June 28 … Led the team with 24 points against Phoenix on July 3 … Notched a career-high 10 rebounds at Indiana on July 5 … Had a career-high-tying three assists at Tulsa on Aug. 17 … Matched a career-high with three assists against Washington on Aug. 21 … Second on the team with 18 points against Tulsa on Aug. 25 … Led the team with 22 points against Connecticut on Aug. 30 … Second on the team with 21 points at Phoenix on Sept. 1 … Second on the team with 12 points against Tulsa on Sept. 16 … Notched her first career double-double with a team-best 16 points and 10 rebounds at Seattle on Sept. 21 … Led the team with a season-high 28 points against Minnesota on Sept. 23 … Playoffs: Played in both Western Conference Semifinal games against Los Angeles … Averaged 14.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game through the two playoff games ... Second on the team with 17 points in Game 1 at Los Angeles on Sept. 27 … Led the team with eight rebounds and added 12 assists in Game 2 against Los Angeles on Sept. 29.

2011: Garnered WNBA All-Rookie Team honors along with Danielle Robinson ... One of four rookies named to the 2011 WNBA All-Star Game as a reserve ... Played in 23 games ... Averaged 12.4 points per game with 4.3 rebounds and 0.65 blocks ... Ranked second among rookies in scoring average (12.4) and blocks per game (0.65), while ranking third in rebounds per game (4.3) ... Ranked 13th in the WNBA with a 50.0 field goal percentage ... Ranked third on the team in scoring average (12.4) and rebounding average (4.3) ... Reached double-figure scoring 15 times ... Led San Antionio in scoring on three occasions, rebounding three times and blocks eight times ... Had five points and one rebound in her professional debut against Tulsa on June 4 … Was one of five players with double-digit points at Tulsa on June 10 … Set a then-franchise rookie record with 32 points against Atlanta on June 11 … Notched season-bests in total (9), offensive (3) and defensive rebounds (6) as well as blocks (3) against Phoenix on June 21 … Set career-highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (8) at Atlanta on June 26 … Matched a career-best with three blocks at Chicago on June 28 … Led San Antonio with 19 points at New York on July 1 … Named WNBA Rookie of the Month for June … Led the bench with 12 points against New York on July 7 … Ranked second on the team with 16 points against Los Angeles on July 12 … Led San Antonio with 23 points and six rebounds against Seattle on July 14 … Ranked third on the team with nine points at Washington on July 26 … Missed 11 games with a mid-foot sprain of her right foot, suffered at Washington on July 26 … Returned from injury and ranked second on the team with 10 points at Minnesota on Aug. 26 … Ranked third on the team with 14 points versus Washington on Sept. 10 … Matched a career-high with six defensive rebounds at Tulsa on Sept. 11 … Playoffs: Played in all three playoff games ... Averaged 10.7 points per game with 3.3 rebounds, 0.67 steals and 0.33 blocks ... Tied for the team lead with 16 points off the bench in her first career playoff game at Minnesota.

WNBA Offseason
2012-13: Played for Israel's Maccabi Bnot Ashdod ... Averaged 15.8 points, a team-best 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game through 26 games ... Earned Second Team All-Israeli League honors from Eurobasket.com.

2011-12: Played for Italy's GMA Pozzouli ... Averaged 15.7 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game through 10 Italian League games.

Texas A&M
• NCAA Championship (2011)
• NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2011)
• Associated Press First Team All-America (2011)
• USBWA All-America (2011)
• State Farm Coaches' All-America (2011)
• Associated Press Honorable Mention All-America (2010)
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (2010)
• All-Big 12 Second Team (2010)

Senior (2010-11): Led the Texas A&M to its first national championship title, earning Most Outstanding Player honors after recording the second-most points (30) in title game history … Is the only former junior college student-athlete besides Sheryl Swoopes (1993) to be named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four … Earned Associated Press First Team All-America, USBWA All-America and State Farm Coaches’ All-America honors … Naismith Trophy and John R. Wooden Award finalist … Ranked ninth nationally with 22.3 points per game … Led the Aggies with 8.5 rebounds per game.

Junior (2009-10): Named Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention … Garnered Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and All-Big 12 Second Team honors … Named Big 12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player … Led the team with 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game off the bench … Scored in double figures in all but three games and led the team in scoring 17 times … Registered her second career double-double in the NCAA second round versus Gonzaga with 10 points and 19 rebounds … Averaged a team-leading 19.7 points and 7.0 rebounds in all three Big 12 Championship games … Became only the second player in school history to accomplish a triple-double with a career-high 27 points, career-best 12 rebounds and a single-game record 10 blocked shots against Texas Tech.

Jefferson College (2007-2009): Two-time first team Junior College All-American … Named 2009 JUCO Player of the Year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association … Averaged 22.1 points and 2.8 blocked shots during her sophomore season … Guided Jefferson College to the 2009 National Championship with a 34-1 record … Led the nation in scoring as a freshman with 28.0 points per contest.

Lee Summit High School: Played at Lee Summit High School in Kansas City, Mo. ... McDonald’s High School All-America nominee … Earned all-state, all-metro and all-district honors … Garnered first team all-state honors as a senior, averaging 21.4 points per game … Played AAU basketball with the Kansas City Keys.

Personal

Danielle E. Adams … Born on Feb. 19, 1989 in Kansas City, Mo. … Daughter of Tiffany Hill … Has one younger sister, Cierra.

Career Transactions

Selected by San Antonio in the second round (20th overall) of the 2011 WNBA Draft.