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Erin Thorn #5 Guard
- Born: May 19, 1981
- Height: 5-9 / 1,75
- Weight: 145 lbs. / 65,8 kg.
- College: Brigham Young
- Years Pro: 10
Thorn played in all 34 regular season games for the third consecutive season Thorn started seven games and she averaged 5.4 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game Erin scored in double figures six times this season, largely driven by her three-point shooting ... Also this season, Thorn achieved her 100th career steal and set a career-high nine steals vs. Atlanta on July 16th.
Played in all 34 games for the second consecutive season, her second with the Sky and 8th in the WNBA Averaged 6.3 points, 2.1 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes per game Led the Sky and was No. 7 in the league with a .420 3FG%, the second best of her career Shot a team-high .889% from the FT line Split time at each guard position Her 73 assists on the season tied a career-high On June 22 had a perfect shooting night, was 5-5 FGS, 3-3 3FGS, 5-5 FTS for a season-high 18 points.
Played in a career-high 34 games for the Chicago Sky Averaged 6.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in 17 minutes per game Shot 40.2 percent from three-point range Shot 90.9 percent from the free-throw line Eighth in the league in three-point percentage.
Played in 32 games for the New York Liberty averaging 3.2 points, 0.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game Thorn played in six games in the 2008 WNBA Playoffs averaging 4.0 points, 0.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game before being eliminated in the conference finals Thorn scored a season high 10 points against Atlanta on June 11th and also had a career high 11 three point attempts in the same game.
Appeared in and started in 29 games for the New York Liberty Named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of The Week on May 29 after dropping a career-high 28 points, including seven treys on Opening Day against Chicago Led the team in scoring five times and rebounding once Finished the regular season as one of the WNBA's top 20 leaders in assists per game (2.5), field goal percentage (.424), minutes per game (30.4) and three-point field goal percentage (.390) ... SEASON HIGHS: Points 28, (Chicago, 5/20); Rebounds 8, (Twice, 7/29); Assists 7, (@ Detroit, 7/18); Steals 5, (@ Indiana, 6-10); Blocks 1, (Sacramento, 7/8); FGM 8, (Chicago, 5/20); FGA 16 (Chicago, 5/20); FT 5, (Chicago, 5/20); FTA 6, (Chicago, 5/20); Min. 38, (Twice, 7/18) PLAYOFFS: Shot 45.5 percent from the field in the three-game series versus Detroit.
Played in 27 games for New York and posted 6.1 ppg Grabbed 1.4 rpg Ranked #1 in the WNBA for three-point field-goal percent (.431) and shot .903 percent from the free-throw line Led the team in points three times and scored ten plus points four times Season High: Points - 25, (@ Charlotte, 7/29); Rebounds - 5, (@ Charlotte, 7/29); Assists - 5, (@ Detroit, 8/3); Steals - 2, (@ Seattle, 7/14); Blocks - 1 (@ Minnesota, 7/30); FGM - 8, twice (@ Sacramento, 7/20); FGA - 14, (Connecticut, 7/24); FT - 6, (Detroit, 8/3); FTA - 7, (Detroit, 8/3); Min - 35, (Detroit, 8/3).
Scored a season high 10 points for the Liberty vs. Connecticut on July 28 Played in 21 games averaging 9.7 mpg Backed up, as well as played alongside, point guard Becky Hammon Shot .345 from behind the three point arc Finished the season averaging 2.7 ppg, and shot .389 from the field Season High: Points - 10, (@ Connecticut, 7/28); Rebounds - 3, (@ Indiana, 8/27); Assists - 3, twice (last - Washington, 8/16); Steals - 1, Four times (last - Charlotte, 8/14); Blocks - None; FGM - 4, (@ Connecticut, 7/28); FGA - 9, (@ Connecticut, 7/28); FT - 2, twice (last - Sacramento, 7/22); FTA - 2, twice (last - Sacramento, 7/22); Min - 27, (@ Indiana, 8/27) In the Playoffs: Appeared in two games, totaling 10 minutes and two points.
Averaged 2.2 points in 17 games and one start for the Liberty Scored eight points at Seattle on June 26 Hit two three-pointers in two consecutive games. Season Highs: Points - 8, (@ Seattle, 6/26); Rebounds - 2, (vs. San Antonio, 9/12); Assists - 2, three times (last - @ Connecticut, 9/3); Steals - 1, four times (last - @ Detroit, 9/14); Blocks - 1, (@ Seattle, 6/26); FGM - 3, (@ Seattle, 6/26); FGA - 7, (@ Seattle, 6/26); FT - 1, (@ Sacramento, 7/1); FTA - 2, (@ Sacramento, 7/1); Minutes - 21, twice (last - vs. San Antonio, 9/12). In the Playoffs: Played in two playoff games in the 2004 post-season.
Played in 23 games in her rookie season for the New York Liberty Averaged 1.9 ppg in 7.9 mpg Hit four three-pointers against the Shock on August 1 Grabbed three rebounds vs. the Sting on July 18 Had at least one assist 13 times including three at Detroit on August 1. Season Highs: Points - 12 (vs. Detroit, 8/1); Rebounds - 3 (vs. Charlotte, 7/18); Assists - 3 (@ Detroit, 8/10); Steals - 1, four times (last - @ Detroit, 8/10); Blocks - 1 (@ Cleveland, 5/31); FGM - 4 (vs. Detroit, 8/1); FGA - 7, two times (last - vs. Cleveland, 8/3); FTM - 2, five times (last - @ Detroit, 8/10); FTA - 2, five times (last - @ Detroit, 8/10); Minutes - 23 (vs. Detroit, 8/1).
(2002-03) Averaged 18.8 ppg and 4.2 rpg starting all 31 games Tallied 393 career three-point buckets and also holds the school record in career three pointers ... Compiled a total of 2,061 career points which puts her in fourth place in all-time scoring in BYU women's basketball history Named to MWC All-Tournament Team MWC All-Conference First Team (2001-02) Started in all 33 games ... Averaging 17.3 ppg and 4.0 rpg ... Team's leading scorer for the third consecutive year MWC MVP for her performance at the MWC Championships where she tallied eight treys in a game vs Wyoming on 3/6/02 Tallied a total of 60 points for the tournament in three games ... Named to the MWC All-Tournament Team and the MWC All-Conference First Team (2000-01) Finished the season as the team's leading scorer with an average of 15.5 ppg and 4.5 rpg Had career and season high 36 points and eight three-pointers against Arizona on 11/18/00 Named to the MWC All Conference First Team Named to MWC All-Tournament Team (1999-00) Started in all 31 games ... Averaged 13.2 ppg and 3.5 rpg ... Team's leading scorer ... Led the team in assists (114) with 3.7 apg ... Led team in steals (61)... Scored in double digits in 24 games.
Played with team Bnei Yehuda in Tel-Aviv, Israel during the 2003 WNBA off-season Also competed with Northwest Sports, averaging 19 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 4.1 apg in the five game schedule. Prior to the 2008 season, competed in the EuroCup for Panionios in Greece, shooting 94-percent from the charity stripe and averaging 22.7 ppg and 6.8 rpg In the 2010/2011 offseason Thorn played for Tarbes Gespe Bigorre in France and 2011/2012 offseason Thorn played for Optimum Ted in Turkey.