Kristi Toliver #20 Guard
2013 Playoff PPG 10.7 RPG 4.0 APG 3.0 EFF +7.67
Bio Born: Jan 27, 1987 Height: 5-7 / 1,70 Weight: 130 lbs. / 59,0 kg. College: Maryland Years Pro: 4
BackgroundWNBA CAREER CAPSULE
• 2012 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year
•2012 All-WNBA Second Team selection
2012 (Los Angeles): Played all 34 games, starting 33 contests…Named WNBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year…Averaged career-high in points (17.5 ppg), assists (4.9 agp), rebounds (3.2 rpg) and steals (1.3 spg)…Led the Sparks in both points and assists per game…Established career-highs in field goal percentage (.491) and minutes (31.5 mpg)…Scored at least ten points in all but six games…Had an 11-game streak of double-digit scoring from July 5 - Sept. 2…Scored 20-plus points in every game played in August…Named WNBA Western Conference Player of the Month for August. ..Ranked sixth in the WNBA in scoring, fourth in assists and second in free-throw percentage (.901)…Scored a career-high 29 points three times…Netted her 1000th career point on June 16 vs. San Antonio...Started all four postseason games…Averaged 20.0 points, 1.8 assists, 3.0 rebounds and 34.3 minutes through four games…Set a new playoff career-high in points with 29 vs. San Antonio on Sep 27…Scored 20-plus points in both games vs. San Antonio in the Western Conference Semi-Finals series…Went a perfect 10-10 at the line to set new career marks in free throws attempted and made vs. San Antonio on Sept. 2.
2011 (Los Angeles): Established new career highs of 11.2 points and 2.9 assists per game, starting 17 of her 32 contests…Ranked sixth in the WNBA with a .427 three-point shooting percentage, while her 56 trifectas were seventh-most… Drained six three-pointers on Sept. 3 at Phoenix, one-shy of the franchise record… Established a new career-high 28 points on July 26 against the Lynx… Led L.A.’s huge 79-74 comeback win at Tulsa with 25 points, 14 after halftime… Double-digit scorer 17 times, who led the Sparks offensively on five occasions…Tallied a career-high eight assists on July 12 at San Antonio…Playing the 2011-12 off-season with Dynamo Moscow in Russia.
2010 (Los Angeles): Traded to the Sparks from the Chicago Sky on May 13…Averaged 8.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.3 assists while playing in all 34 games…Totaled 19 points against Atlanta on June 27.
2009 (Chicago): Drafted third overall by the Sky…Played in 27 games off the bench, averaging 7.6 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 14.3 minutes per game…Scored a total of 205 points…Led all WNBA rookies and was second overall in the WNBA with a .444 percent mark from three-point range…Dished out 1.89 assists per game which ranked sixth among WNBA rookies…Scored 25 points in a 96-77 win against New York on Aug. 28…Had a seven assists and 22 points in an 86-81 win at Seattle on July 12.
College: Capped her stand-out career at Maryland with First Team AP All-America accolades as senior in 2008-09…Was a Second Team All-American as a junior…Earned similar accolades from the WBCA both years…As a freshman in 2006, nailed a game-tying three-pointer against Duke to send the NCAA Championship game into overtime, eventually leading Maryland's first national title…Broke the ACC’s single-season assist record in 2008, a mark which had stood for 28 years…25th player in school history to 1,000 points, raking 11th with 1,433 points…She holds the school’s record for career free throw percentage at 87.0% and three point field goals made with 209.