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2006 SEASON:
Started in all 32 games played... Ranked sixth in free-throw percentage (.889)... Reached 3,000 career points... Had 19 points, going 3-6 from the 3-point arc, and 4 rebounds at Seattle (5/21/06)... Did not play at Charlotte (5/23/06)... Had 8 points and went 4-4 from the line at Chicago (5/30/06)... Scored a team-high 24 points, on 7-9 from the field, including 3-4 from three point range, in 39 minutes vs. Detroit (6/7/06)... Reached the 3,000 point milestone with 6 points in 12 minutes vs. Phoenix (6/13/06)...Scored a season-high 27 points, tying the WNBA record for 3-pointers made in a game with 7 vs. Sacramento (6/18/06)... Scored a game-high 24 points, on 11-19 from the floor in 35 minutes @ Sacramento (6/23/06)... Had 9 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists in 29 minutes vs. San Antonio (6/25/06)... Had 13 points, on 8-8 shooting from the free-throw line, and grabbed 3 rebounds vs. Phoenix (6/30/06)... Pulled down 2 rebounds and scored 19 points vs. Washington (7/1/06)... Went 5-5 from the free-throw line at Indiana (7/22/06)... Shot 4-6 from the arc and finished with 16 points at San Antonio (7/26/06)... Scored 10 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists at Washington (8/1/06)... Had 10 points, 1 steal, 1 assist, went 4-4 from the free-throw line at Phoenix (8/5/06)... Shot 5-5 from the foul-line on her way to 16 points vs. Sacramento (8/9/06)...

2005 SEASON:
Sat out with a knee injury for first 16 games…Started 14 games this season…. Grabbed two rebounds vs. San Antonio (8/26/05)…Scored 2 points vs. Minnesota (8/23/05)…Had one rebound in 13 minutes vs. Houston (8/21/05)…Played 21 minutes and contributed 2 points and 1 assist vs. Detroit (8/19/05)...Contributed 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists as the team leading scorer in 23 minutes vs. Sacramento (8/16/05)…Had 9 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in 35 minutes vs. Indiana (8/13/05)…Played 23 minutes and scored 2 points at New York (8/10/05)…Scored 7 points in 20 minutes at Connecticut (8/9/05)…Added 17 points in 21 minutes at Minnesota (8/7/05)…Played 14 minutes and had 2 rebounds at San Antonio (8/5/05)…Did not play in Seattle (7/31/05)…Had one assist in 13 minutes at Saramento (7/29/05)…Held to 4 points and 2 rebounds in 19 minutes at Phoenix (7/26/05)…Had 11 points in 24 minutes at Houston (7/23/05)…Scored 3 points in 20 minutes vs. Washington (7/19/05)… Played 38 minutes while tallying 14 points and 3 rebounds vs. Seattle (7/16/05)…Debuted in her first game of the sason and contributed with 11 points and 7 asists vs. Charlotte (7/12/05)…

2004 SEASON:
Ranks #10 in the WNBA in Points Per Game (14.4)…Against Seattle, was perfect from the free throw line (4-4) and scored 15 points (5/22/04) … Along with DeLisha Milton-Jones, scored 20 points on 8-12 shooting from the field (5/25/04)…A jumper by Mabika with 46 seconds left in the game secured the Detroit win for the Sparks (5/29/04) … Scored 12 of her 19 points after halftime as the Sparks captured their home opener over Seattle (6/1/04) … Went perfect from the 3-point line (3-3) en route to a 19 point game for Mabika (6/9/04)…Had a game high 20 points and 4 rebounds against Minnesota (6/27/04)… Scored 12 of her 23 points in the extra period, leading the Sparks to a victory over the Silver Stars (7/2/04) Had a season high 5 steals and 17 points against San Antonio (7/9/04)… Hustled for a season high 8 rebounds and added 18 points in Indiana victory (7/19/04) … Played a season high 45 minutes at Sacramento and scored a game high 24 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, dished out 4 assists and had 3 steals (7/29/04) …Played 15 minutes before leaving the game with 17:11 left with a knee injury against the Silver Stars (9/1/04) … Returned from first game back from injury to contribute 14 points, shooting 4 for 8 from the 3-point line and grabbing 5 rebounds against the Monarchs (9/12/04).

2003 SEASON:
In 31 minutes of action against Connecticut, Mabika scored 19 points, and added 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and tied her career high with 3 blocked shots (5/24/03) …In 36 minutes against the Monarchs Mabika totaled 15 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal, while garnering a career high 8 turnovers (6/5/03) … Mabika surpassed her previously set season high with 28 points, 2 rebounds, and 1 steal against the Comets (7/18/03) … Knocked down a game winning 3 pointer at the buzzer, for 15 total points and 5 rebounds versus Phoenix (8/8/03).

2002 PLAYOFFS:
In 40 minutes of action against Seattle, Mabika scored 23 points, and added seven rebounds, six assists, one steal and one blocked shot (8/15/02)… In 27 minutes of playing time against the Storm, Mabika scored seven points, pulled down five rebounds, and added four assists (8/17/02)… Mabika played 39 minutes of the Sparks’ win at Utah, scoring 11 points and tallying seven rebounds, three assists and three steals (8/22/02)… Mabika scored 15 points, pulled down game-high nine rebounds, served up one assist and grabbed one steal in 30 minutes of the Sparks’ win over Utah (8/24/02)… Mabika scored game-high 20 points along with eight rebounds, five assists and one steal in 40 minutes of the Sparks win over the Liberty (8/29/02)… Mabika totaled 12 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal (8/31/02).

2002 SEASON:
Played 26 minutes in the Sparks’ victory over the Liberty and tallied 14 points, while also adding five rebounds and one assist (5/25/02)… In the Sparks’ 68-55 victory against the Comets, pitched in eight points, three rebounds, two assists and one steal (5/27/02)… Played 38 minutes and recorded 17 points and also added seven rebounds and two assists (5/30/02)… Scored 13 points and pulled down four rebounds in 36 minutes of play against the Sting (6/1/02)… Held to just four points and one rebound in 17 minutes against the Fire (6/3/02)…Poured in a season high 21 points and seven rebounds vs. Minnesota on 8-9 shooting from the charity stripe (6/8/02)… Scored 10 points and added two rebounds, one assist and two steals versus the Shock (6/11/02)… Recorded her season and career high in minutes (43) and led the game in scoring with 19 points and tallied eight rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot (6/15/02)… Topped her season high in defensive rebounds, pulling down nine against the Storm, and scored 23 points (6/18/02)… Hit two three-pointers, with .533 (8-15) shooting from the field and 2-3 from the line, scoring 20 points, adding seven rebounds, two assists, three steals and one blocked shot against Phoenix (6/25/02). Scored a game-high 20 points and tallied six rebounds, two assists and one steal in 37 minutes in the Sparks’ 73-69 victory over Washington (6/27/02)… In 33 minutes against the Mercury, registered 14 points and added four rebounds (6/28/02)… Led the Sparks going (8-21) to give her 18 points, nine rebounds, and one assist against Houston (6/30/02)… In the Sparks’ victory over Sacramento, played 23 minutes scoring 11 points, with two rebounds and two assists (7/5/02)… Played 25 minutes, scoring 17 points and adding a game high eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in the Sparks’ win over the Starzz (7/7/02)… Chipped in 17 points, and added two rebounds, three assists and one steal against the Storm (7/11/02)… Scored career high with 32 points and set her season high in free throws hitting 10 of 10 from the line, and added six rebounds, six assists and one steal (7/12/02)… Tied her career high in field goals made shooting .578 (11-19) from the field, and pulled down 10 rebounds and added two assists against the Fever (7/17/02)… Scored 15 points and served up six rebounds, three assists and one steal against the Liberty (7/18/02)…Shot perfect from the line (2-2) and (6-10) FG total to score a game-high 15 points along with four rebounds, three assists and two steals (7/20/02)…Played a sensational 35 minutes, scoring 20 points and adding one rebound, five assists, and season high five steals versus the Miracle (7/22/02)…Hustled for 31 minutes to score eight points, six rebounds, three assists, and one blocked shot (7/24/02)… Scored a game-high 22 points and added eight rebounds, five assists and one steal in 32 minutes against the Fever (7/28/02)… Led the Sparks’ with a team high 17 points, and hit the 38th consecutive free throw in 36 minutes versus Miami. (7/30/02)… Scored 16 points and added six rebounds, two assists and one steal in the Sparks’ loss to the Storm (8/1/02)… Hustled for 37 minutes and dished out a season high in assists (9) against Sacramento, while also scoring 20 points and grabbing six rebounds (8/3/02)… Tallied 25 points in 36 minutes and a team high seven rebounds, along with six assists and two steals against Utah (8/4/02)… Scored 27 points along with four rebounds, two assists and two steals (8/8/02)… Totaled 35 minutes of action at Utah, scoring 18 points, along with a team-high nine rebounds, four assists, and one steal and one blocked shot (8/9/02)… Led all scorers with 16 points by shooting (5-10) from the field, and a perfect (4-4) from the line, while also adding three rebounds, and two assists (8/11/02)…Was perfect from the free throw line shooting four of four, and scored seven points, and seven rebounds in 35 minutes versus Phoenix (8/13/02).

2001 PLAYOFFS:
During the 2001 Western Conference playoffs, averaged 37 minutes per game, totaled 5.5 rebounds, three assists, one block and 11.5 points per game... Averaged 32.7 minutes, 8.3 rebounds, two assists, 1.33 steals, one block and 8.7 points per game against the Monarchs during the 2001 Western Conference Finals ... Averaged 29.5 minutes, five rebounds, 2.5 assists, one steals and seven points per game vs. the Charlotte Sting during the 2001 WNBA Finals ... Also shot a perfect 1.000% from the free-throw line (6-of-6) during the WNBA Finals ... Along with fellow teammates, became 2001 WNBA Champion.

2001 SEASON:
Led all scorers for the second consecutive game with 21 points by shooting .454 from the field, .666 from the arc and .875 from the line, also pulling five rebounds at Portland (8/14)...Shot 2-2 from the free throw line and landed three from long range and four from the field to total 13 points and also pulled five rebounds and three assists against the Utah Starzz (8/13)...Scored a game high 22 points, shooting .750 from the line and .571 from three point range vs. Houston (8/11)...Matched season high in assists with eight while contributing six points against the Mercury (8/8)...Stretched current free throw streak to 12, with two perfect shots from the line for a total of four points, also pulling five rebounds and two assists against the Fever (8/6)...Extended perfect free throw streak to 10 with two perfect shots, totaling eight points and eight rebounds against the Storm (8/4)...Tied season high in rebounds by grabbing nine boards from Sacramento, also contributing six points and six assists (8/2)...Set season high in points at 23, while setting tying her season high in FGM (8) and tying career high in FGA (18), also pulling four boards and lending four assists vs. Lynx (7/30)...Totaled a season high 20 points, seven rebounds, six assists at Portland (7/28)...Scored a team-high 18 points while hustled for 40 minutes, grabbing three rebounds and five assists vs. Monarchs (7/25)...Tied career high in blocked shots (3), still pouring in 13 points, with .750 (3-4) shooting from the outer circle and 2-2 from the line vs. Seattle (7/21)...Tallied eight points, going perfect from the line with 3-of-3 against Monarchs (7/19)...Scored seven points and pulled eight rebounds in only 20 minutes of play against the Mystics (7/14)...Totaled eight points and four rebounds against Mercury (7/11)...Scored a season-high 19 points, setting season-high in free-throws made (8) and tying season-highs in free throw attempts (14) and steals (3) against Starzz (7/10)...Playing for the first time in four games, scored 13 points and tied season-high in free throws made and set season-high in free throws attempted vs. Lynx (July 8)...Has not played in the last three games (at Detroit, vs. Miami and vs. Utah)...Set season-high in blocked shots against the Liberty (6/24)...Tied season high in steals, gathering three against Cleveland (6/22)...Tied season high in minutes (35) against Houston (6/21)...Set season-high in minutes, points and field goals made and field goal attempts vs. Sting (6/19)...Topped season-high in rebounds, pulling down nine against Portland (6/17)...Scored a season-high 16 points vs. Miracle, also tying season-high for three-point field goals made landing a total of four (6/14)...Registered four points and four assists against Lynx (6/9)... Went three for three at the line scoring eight points versus Rockers (6/5)...Only Spark to hit not one but four-three-pointers scoring 12 points in 27 minutes of action against Charlotte (6/2) ...Banked two of four from the line and had a game-high eight assists vs. Orlando (June 1) ...Tallied 10 points and offered three assists in the WNBA season opener vs. Comets (5/28)...Averaged nine points and three rebounds in the 2001 preseason.

2000 PLAYOFFS:
Sparks second leading scorer and third leading rebounder in the post-season ... Set new career-highs in field goals made with seven, rebounds with eight, and against Houston , in points with 21 ... Averaged 34 minutes for the playoffs and led the Sparks in three-points shooting, 17-31 (.531).

2000 SEASON:
With a breakout campaign, quickly gained national exposure after being selected as a Western Conference All-Star ... Dubbed one of the most athletic players in the WNBA ... Averaged 12.9 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game ... Tallied 17 points and a game high six assists in the Sparks first ever win (84-74) in Houston (7/29/00) ... Registered a team high 22 points in the Sparks loss to the Portland Fire 77-80 (6/11/00) ... Recorded a game high 23 points in addition to pulling down eight rebounds and dishing out five assists in the Sparks 76-61 victory over the Monarchs (7/5/00) ... Connected for a team high 19 points in the Sparks 82-73 victory over the Comets (6/20/00) ... Posted a double-double with a game high 26 points and 10 rebounds in the sparks 94-81 victory over the Portland Fire (6/17/00) ... Connected for a game high 21 points and added seven boards and four dimes in the home opener victory over the Starzz (5/31/00). 1999 Post Season: Led team in rebounding at Houston (8/30/99) with seven, also added five assists ... Helped led team to Western Conference Finals averaging 9.3 points, 3.25 steals and 2.3 assists per game ... Led team throughout playoffs in steals with 13 ... At Houston (8/30/99), set career playoff highs of 35 minutes, 14 points, five assists, seven rebounds and six field goals ... Set franchise playoff high of six steals vs. the Monarchs (8/24/99).

1999 SEASON:
Hit a huge three-pointer with 7.8 seconds on the clock to force overtime vs. New York (7/24/99), Sparks took the 75-72 victory before a nationally televised audience ... Second leading scorer with 10.8 points per game and assist leader with 112 total, 3.5 per game ... Led the Sparks with 41 field goals made ... Racked a career-high 20 points and netted a career-high five three-pointers at Sacramento (8/10/99) ...Blocked career-high three shots vs. Houston (8/20/99) ... Started 28 of 32 games, the first at Charlotte (6/19/99), where she played 33 minutes, pulled seven rebounds and dished-out six assists ... Shot 71.8% from the free-throw line ... Ranked 11th in WNBA in assists with 3.5 assists per game ... In 32 games, stole the ball 44 times ... Ranked 14th in the WNBA with 1.38 steals per game ... Averaged 10.8 points per game, up almost three points per game from the 1998 season ... In the season opener victory over the Monarchs (6/10/99), posted 11 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals ... Finished 16th in the WNBA with two double-doubles and 8th in field goals made with 41. Dished an individual high seven assists four times.

1998 SEASON:
Started 23 of 29 games ... Ranked sixth in the WNBA in three-point field goals made with 33 ... Ranked 13th in three-point field goal percentage with .308 ... Led the Sparks in three-point field goals made and attempted with 107 ... Posted career-high 17 points against Sacramento (6/30/98) ... Grabbed career-high 10 rebounds vs. Washington (8/3/98) and added 10 points for first ever career double-double ... Missed the last game of the 1998 season on 8/19/98 with a moderately sprained left ankle.

1997 SEASON:
Averaged 6 points, 2.6 rebounds and one assist ... Placed on the injured list on 8/15/97, after severely spraining her left ankle ... Missed three games before returning to play a few minutes at the end of the season.

INTERNATIONAL:
Played for Bney Yehuda in Israel during the 1999-00 off-season, leading her team to a top-five finish in Israel ... Was a leading scorer for her team in Ronchetti Cup ... Averaged approximately 25 pints per game during her tenure in Israel including several 30 point games ... Spent 1998-99 season playing in Israel for Asa Jerusalem ... Played in Greece (1997-98), where she led her team in scoring, and in Zaire for Tourbillon. Five-time African Champion and five-time league’s most valuable player.


Personal

  • Brought to the U.A. by NBA Star and fellow countryman, Dikembe Mutombo, and his brother Tshitingo Mutombo, who personally appealed to the former Zairian Government officials for permission to bring her to the U.S
  • Speaks fluent French and is learning English
  • Likes to work out at the gym and play pick-up games in her free time
  • Studied biology and chemistry at the Massamba School in Kinshasa and would like to become a doctor

Career Transactions

Signed by the WNBA and assigned to Los Angeles on May 22, 1997... signed as a free agent with Houston on February 20, 2008.

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