Jennifer Azzi | 8
Season statistics & Notes Season splits Game-by-game stats Bio Printable player file
 PPG 7.6
 RPG 2.70
 APG 3.3
 EFF+ 8.74
Position:  G
Born: 08/31/68
Height: 5-8 /  1,73
Weight: 143  lbs. / 64,9  kg.
College: Stanford '90
Career Highlights
  • Registered 500th assist of WNBA career at Sacramento on 8/1
  • Finished the 2001 season ranked in the top 10 in four of the leagues statistical categories: 1st in three point field goal percentage (51.4%), 2nd in minutes played (37.7 mpg), 3rd in free throw percentage (91.7%) and 4th in assists (5.3 apg)
  • Set WNBA single season record for three-point percentage (.517, 30/58) during the 2000 season
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    One of three Starzz to start all 32 games, averaging 9.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 4.9 assists in 36.0 minutes per game…shot .460 (91-198) from the field, .446 (41-92) from three-point range and .798 (83-104) from the foul line…ranked second in the WNBA in three-point field goal percentage (44.6%), fifth in minutes played (36.0 mpg) and sixth in assists (4.9 apg)…led team in scoring twice and recorded 15 games in double figures…scored her 1,000th point of WNBA career while scoring 10 points and tying a season-high 9 assists in 36 minutes of action at Portland on 8/6… registered 500th assist of WNBA career at Sacramento on 8/1…played in 100th career WNBA game recording 15 points and 7 assists in 37 minutes vs. Phoenix on 7/26...scored a season-high 19 points and handed out 3 assists in 38 minutes at Washington on 7/20...dished out a season-high 9 assists and snagged a season-high 3 steals while scoring 6 points in 38 minutes at Cleveland on 6/30…finished with 18 points, 6 assists and 3 rebounds playing 40 minutes vs. Indiana on 6/18...tied a career-high with 3 blocked shots at Seattle 6/15… appeared in all five playoff games, averaging 8.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 6.8 assists in 37.2 minutes per game…shot .394 (13-33) from the floor, .368 (7-19) from beyond the arc and .875 (7-8) from the free throw line…finished with a career playoff-high 16 points and a career playoff-high 12 assists at Los Angeles on 8/24…ranked second in the WNBA in the playoffs in assists averaging 6.8 per game.

    Started all 32 regular season games for the Starzz…Averaged 8.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game, while shooting 40.8% (75-184) from the floor, 51.4% (38-74) from the three-point line and 91.7% (88-96) from the free throw line…Finished ranked in the top 10 in four of the leagues statistical categories: 1st in three point field goal percentage (51.4%), 2nd in minutes played (37.7 mpg), 3rd in free throw percentage (91.7%) and 4th in assists (5.3 apg)…Led the team in scoring two times, recording 12 games in double-figures…Tallied a season-best 19 points on July 3 at Los Angeles…Dished out a career-best 10 assists two times, July 12 at Sacramento and again on August 4 vs Indiana…Recorded 21 games with 5 + assists…Registered the 300th assist in WNBA career on July 14 against Sacramento…Grabbed a season-best 7 rebounds two times, May 30 at Phoenix and August 13 versus Los Angeles…Played complete games 13 times on the season with a career-high minutes (45) coming on August 13 against Los Angeles.

    Averaged 9.6 points, 6.1 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 37.3 minutes in 15 contests....Shot 45.2% (47-104) from the field, 41.7% from the three-point line and 93.0% (40-43) from the free throw line...Finished first in the league in minutes per game and free throw percentage, and third in assists per turnover ratio (3.29)...Suffered a fractured third metacarpal in right hand on May 14 in a preseason game against the Portland Fire, and missed the first 17 games of the regular season...1999: Averaged 10.8 points and 3.8 assists in 28 contests with the Detroit Shock...Set WNBA single season record for three-point percentage (.517, 30/58)...Had 16 double-digit scoring performances... Averaged 4.5 points, 5.0 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 37.5 minutes of action in the 2001 playoff series vs. Sacramento…Recorded playoff career-high 8 points and playoff career high 9 assists in 40 minutes of play on August 19 in Sacramento…Saw action in one game with Detroit during the 1999 WNBA Playoffs, scoring five points along with grabbing five rebounds.

    1996-1999: Played two and a half seasons with the American Basketball League’s (ABL) San Jose Lasers … ranked ninth in the league in scoring (14.5 ppg), fifth in assists (4.8 apg) and third in free throw percentage (87.2%) during 1998-99 season … named 1998 All-ABL First-Team … finished the 1997-98 season ranked among ABL leaders: fifth in assists (5.0 apg), seventh in free throw percentage (85.2%), 10th in scoring (14.8 ppg) and 13th in steals (81)…started in 1998 ABL All-Star Game…named ABL December 1997 Player of the Month... started the first 11 games of the 1996-97 season before being sidelined for the remainder of the season after dislocating her right shoulder…picked as 1997 ABL All-Star Game West Team member…1990-1995: Played professionally in 1994 and 1995 in Sweden for Arvika Basket...also played one season in Viterbo, Italy and two seasons in Orchies, France.

    During her four seasons at Stanford (1987-90), the Cardinal compiled a 101-23 record, made three NCAA Tournament appearances, won one NCAA title (1990) and captured two Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) crowns…1990 recipient of Wade Trophy and Naismith National Player of the Year Award…named Kodak All-America First-Team in 1989 and 1990…was the only junior on the 1989 Kodak All-America Team…named Most Outstanding Player (MOP) of the 1990 NCAA Final Four and MOP of the 1990 NCAA West Regional…two-time Pac-10 Player-of-the-Year (1989, 1990) and three-time All-Pac-10 First-Team (1988, 1989, 1990).


  • Has one sister, Susanne Kramer
  • Began her basketball career in nursery school, tossing up granny shots at age four
  • Was a member of the 1996 USA Olympic team that captured in gold medal in Atlanta
  • Named as an alternate of the 1992 Olympic team
  • Won two gold medals with the U.S. Team at the 1990 and 1998 World Championships
  • Was a member of the 1994 U.S. Team that earned a bronze medal at the World Championships
  • Operates her own business, Azzi Training, which runs fitness camps for adults in California and Utah

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