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Octavia Blue | 31
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2005
Statistics
 PPG
 RPG
 APG
 EFF
Position:  F
Born:
Height: 6-1 /  1,85
Weight: 163  lbs. /  73,9  kg.
College : Miami
Career Highlights
  • Has recorded averages of 1.7 points and 1.1 rebounds in 46 career games with the Los Angeles Sparks (30) and Houston (16)
  • Played in all 30 games with three starts for the Sparks (1998)
  • Averaged 2.4 points and 1.6 rebounds with Sparks in 1998
  • Recorded season-best seven rebounds at Detroit on July 25, 1998
  • Scored a season-high 13 points on August 19, 1998 at Houston, including three 3-point field goals
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    BACKGROUND

    2003:
    Averaged 0.3 points, 0.1 rebounds and 0.1 assists in 16 games … scored season-high two points on June 14 at Phoenix … had one defensive rebound vs. Sacramento on August 5 … pulled down an offensive board on August 10 vs. Phoenix.

    1998:
    Played in all 30 games with three starts for the Sparks … averaged 2.4 points and 1.6 rebounds … recorded season-best seven rebounds at Detroit on July 25 … scored a season-high 13 points on August 19 at Houston, including three 3-point field goals.

    In the Playoffs:
    Saw first postseason action with Comets in 2003 WNBA Playoffs, playing four minutes in a 69-48 win vs. Sacramento on August 31.

    Additional Basketball Experience:
    Played with the Houston Stealth of the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL) prior to the 2003 WNBA season … has also played for Elitzur Holon of the Israeli League.

    As a Collegian:
    Started 107 of 109 games at Miami, finishing collegiate career with 1,724 points (15.8 avg.) and 672 rebounds (6.2 avg.) … named All-Big East First Team as a senior, averaging a team-best 19.2 points and 5.7 rebounds in 1997-98 … scored a career-high 40 points against Florida Atlantic on November 25, 1997 … also earned All-Big East Third Team as a sophomore (1995-96) and junior (1996-97) … selected to the All-Rookie Team as a freshman (1994-95).


    PERSONAL

  • Born Octavia LaDawn Blue on April 18, 1976, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Majored in sociology/sports management at Miami
  • Nickname is “Blue”
  • Traveled with a college All-Star team to France and Italy
  • Credits childhood coach, Jim Klemke, for inspiring her interest in the game when she was in the seventh grade
  • Pregame rituals include a prayer (Psalm 23) and making sure she hits her last warm-up shot
  • Interests include going out with friends, dancing, drawing and cooking
  • Lists favorite actor as Chris Tucker
  • Would like to explore the field of sports management or marketing following playing career



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