Players

  • Deanna Jackson
  • #23
  • Forward — Chicago Sky

2007 Statistics

PPG
-
RPG
-
APG
-
EFF
-
Born: Dec 15, 1979
Height: 6-2 / 1,88
Weight: 155 lbs. / 70,3 kg.
College:Alabama-Birmingham
Years Pro: 5








Background

2005:
Averaged 5.8 ppg in 34 games for Indiana…Shot a career best .735 percent from the free-throw line…Pulled down 2.3 rebounds per game.

2004:
Appeared in 34 games for the Indiana Fever…Averaged 6.9 ppg, 3.3 rbg and 1.6 apg…Pulled down a career high 12 rebounds vs. Washington on 5/23/04…Played a career high 35 minutes vs. New York on 9/16/04.

2003 Playoffs:
Making her first career appearance in the WNBA postseason, she started all three games of Cleveland's first-round series against Detroit…in that series, she totaled 12 points…in Game 3, 9/2, she scored a playoff career-high six points, including 4-6 FT…she averaged 4.0 rpg…averaging 20.0 mpg, she handed out two assists with two steals and no turnovers in the three games

2003:
Playing in all 34 games for Cleveland, she averaged 7.1 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per game…Jackson started 22 games, averaging 7.4 ppg and 2.9 rpg in those starts…including a career-high 30 points at Minnesota, 7/5, she scored in double figures 10 times…that 30-point effort is the only game of 20+ points in her career and was one of just three 30-point games in Rockers' history…at the time, her 30 points tied a Rockers' franchise record that was later broken by the 33 points of Penny Taylor vs. Phoenix, 8/1/03…in that game against the Lynx, she shot 11-14 FG, 4-7 3-pt FG and 4-7 FT…she followed that game against Minnesota by scoring 11 points at Los Angeles, 7/7…that was the only time all season that she scored 10+ points in consecutive games…she hit a career-high four 3-pt FG three times, doing so at Minnesota, 7/5 (4-7), at Detroit, 7/22 (4-4) and vs. Connecticut, 6/14 (4-5)…she averaged 9.4 ppg in the Rockers' 17 wins and the team was 7-3 when she scored 10+ points…in those 17 victories, she shot 55-106 FG (.519), compared to 37-93 (.398) in the team's 17 losses…she shot 29-70 3-pt FG (.414) and tied for seventh in the WNBA in 3-pt FG accuracy…she was fourth on the team with 37 offensive rebounds and fifth in rebounding overall with 89 total rebounds

2002:
In 18 appearances for the Rockers, she averaged 3.1 ppg and 1.5 rpg…she missed seven of 32 games with a loose body in her right knee…she scored a season-high 14 points vs. Seattle, 7/5, and that was the only game in which she scored in double figures

OTHER PRO/OVERSEAS:
2003-04: She played in the Women's Korea Basketball League (WKBL) alongside the Charlotte Sting's Tammy Sutton-Brown, with the Kumho Life Falcons

COLLEGE:
2001-02: Jackson missed the final 17 games of her senior season at Alabama-Birmingham due to a broken fibula…at the time of her injury, she was leading the NCAA's Division I in both scoring (26.2 ppg) and rebounding (12.3 rpg)…as a senior, she scored in double figures in the 11 games she played with eight games of 20+ points and three games of 30+ points…she registered double-doubles in eight of the 11 games, which ranked second in the conference…the only player in Conference USA and Alabama-Birmingham history to record 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in her career, she finished her career third in conference history with 2,144 points and second in rebounds with 1,118…one of only four players in league history to have 10+ offensive rebounds in a single Conference USA game, she did it twice, doing so vs. Tulane, 1/7/00, and then again eight days later vs. South Florida, 1/15/00…in the game vs. South Florida, she had a career-high 21 total rebounds…2000-01: As a junior, she was Conference USA's Player of the Year and All-Conference USA First Team after averaging 25.1 ppg and 11.5 rpg for a team that reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament


Personal

  • Conference USA's Player of the Year and All-Conference USA First Team
  • Only player in Conference USA and Alabama-Birmingham history to record 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in her career
  • Jackson has one brother and one sister
  • Her sister, Felicia, also played at Alabama-Birmingham
  • Loves to shop
  • Her favorite movie is "Pretty Woman"