Nikki Blue #1 Guard

Nikki Blue
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2006-2009 (Washington):
In 2009, appeared in 16 games ... Missed 18 games because of coach's decision ... Shot .700-percent from the free-throw line ... In 2008, appeared in 26 games with 22 starts ... Missed seven match-ups due to a sprained ankle ... Led the team in assists four times and scored 10 points-plus points three times ... Played in 30 games with one start in 2007 ... Shot 83.8% from the free throw line ... In 2006, saw action in 24 games ... Finished rookie campaign ranked in the WNBA's top 10 rookie leaders in assists (1.5) and free throw percentage (80.6%) ... PLAYOFFS: In 2006, appeared in one game for the Mystics' series versus the Sun ... Averaged 3.0 mpg, 1.0 rpg and 1.0 spg.

Finished her Bruin career ranked fifth on the all-time school scoring list (1,797), second in assists (602), third in steals (325) and second in free throws made (455) ... Produced 89 career double-digit scoring games across her career ... Was one of 11 nominees for the Lieberman Award honoring the nation's top point guard ... Named 2006 AP and Kodak/WBCA honorable mention All-American ... Led all players with seven assists in the WBCA Senior All-Star game at Final Four.


Full name is Anitra Necole Blue ... Daughter to Sabrina Hunter and has one brother (Andre) ... Has served as an assistant coach in the UNLV women's basketball program for the past two years during her off-season from the WNBA ... Biggest thrill to date was being selected to play in the first McDonald's All-Star game in New York ... Named Magic Johnson and Baron Davis as the players she patterns her style after ... Lettered in volleyball (three years), softball (one year) and track and field (one year) ... History major at UCLA.

Career Transactions

Selected in the second round (19th overall) by the Washington Mystics on April 5, 2006 ... Acquired by New York via trade in exchange for Ashley Houts on May 13, 2010.