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Edwige Lawson-Wade #9 Guard

Edwige Lawson-Wade
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CAREER NOTES: First joined the WNBA in 2005, signing as a free-agent with the New York Liberty before being traded to Houston later in the season…Did not play in the 2007 season…Reached the playoffs each season in her four-year career…Averaging 4.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists in her two seasons with the Silver Stars.

2009: Played in 33 games for the Silver Stars, including 12 starts…Averaged 5.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 17.7 minutes per game…Recorded a career-high fi ve rebounds in Sacramento on July 30…Scored a career-high 15 points and tied her career-high with fi ve rebounds at Minnesota on Aug. 9…Had the best all-around game of her career on Sept. 5 at home against Los Angeles, recording her fi rst double-double with 11 points and a career-high of 11 assists to go with her career-high-tying fi ve rebounds and a career-high fi ve steals…Scored eight points, collected three rebounds and dished out fi ve assists in Sacramento on Sept. 10...Playoffs: Started in all three games against Phoenix … Averaged 10.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game.

2008: Appeared in 30 games, making one start for the Silver Stars and averaging 3.3 points per game…Posted a career-high 14 points twice, against Los Angeles on Sept. 5 and Sacramento on Sept. 13…Added a career-best four rebounds at Chicago on July 10…Dished out a season-high fi ve assists against the Monarchs on Sept. 13…Shot .468 from beyond the arc, hitting 22-of-47 three-point attempts…Playoffs: Appeared in fi ve playoff games as San Antonio reached the Western Conference Finals…Scored 25 points on 12-of-18 made fi eld goals and 8-of-13 made three-point fi eld goals…Averaged 5.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.

2007: Did not play in WNBA.

2008: Appeared in 30 games, making one start for the Silver Stars and averaging 3.3 points per game… Posted a career-high 14 points twice, against Los Angeles on Sept. 5 and Sacramento on Sept. 13… Added a career-best four rebounds at Chicago on July 10… Dished out a season-high five assists against the Monarchs on Sept. 13… Shot .468 from beyond the arc, hitting 22 of 47 3-point attempts.

2006: Averaged 1.7 points per game, appearing in 26 contests for the Seattle Storm… Dished four assists July 22 at New York… Picked up three steals July 9 against Indiana.

2005: Split the season between New York and Houston, appearing in 19 games total and averaging 1.4 points per game… Scored 10 points June 13 at Sacramento… Appeared in one playoff game for the Comets.

INTERNATIONAL: 2009-10: Started the offseason with Spartans End K in Russia and played in eight games before joining Elizur Ramla (Ramla, Israel)… In Russia, she averaged 8.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.4 steals and 18.0 minutes per game… helped Elizur Ramla (Ramla, Israel) fi nish with an 11-5 record in addition to reaching the fi nal in the Israeli Cup and the Israel League semifi nals. Lawson-Wade averaged 16.0 points (.567 FG%, .408 3FG%, .906 FT%), 4.6 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 2.0 steals and 34.9 minutes per game in 16 games played…Hit the game-winning shot in the Israeli Cup Semifi nal to advance her team to the Final…Helped Elizur Ramla reach the league semifi nals…2008-09: Played for CSKA Moscow and in 28 games, averaged 9.1 points on 56-of-114 (.491) shooting from the fi eld, 33-of-84 (.393) shooting from beyond the arc and 44-of-55 (.800) shooting from the free throw line…Also tallied an average of 4.5 assists per game, which put her fi fth in the category in the Russian Women Superleague A…2007-08: Spent the offseason with CSKA Moscow in Russia with Silver Stars teammates Becky Hammon and Ann Wauters…2006-07: Averaged 9.9 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.8 steals in 27.6 minutes per game with CSKA Samara…Played in 31 Russian Women Superleague A games and recorded averages of 10.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.8 steals and 27.4 minutes per game…Collected averages of 8.3 points, 2.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.5 steals per game in four games in the Cup of Russia…2005-06: Began her overseas career with VBM-SGAU Samara in Russia…Recorded averages of 9.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 2.1 steals and 29.1 minutes per game overall.

Personal

Married to James Wade…Born May 14, 1979 in Rennes, France.

Career Transactions

Signed with New York as a free agent on April 4, 2005…Signed with Houston as a free agent on June 1, 2005…Signed with Seattle as a free agent on May 24, 2006…Signed with San Antonio as a free agent on April 28, 2008.