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Rushia Brown | 34
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2005
Statistics
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 APG
 EFF
Position:  F
Born:
Height: 6-2 /  1,88
Weight: 175  lbs. /  79,4  kg.
College : Furman
Career Highlights
  • Tallied a career-high and game-high 24 points on 9-11 FG and 6-8 FT at Charlotte (7/8)
  • Pulled-down a career-high 11 rebounds (career-high 9 defensive) on July 8 at Houston
  • Recorded her first career double-double of the season at New York (7/29) as she had 14 points and a season-high 10 rebounds
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    BACKGROUND

    2001 Playoffs: Averaged 8.3 points, 1.7 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 1.33 spg during the 2001 Playoffs...Handed-out a playoff-high 4 assists on August 18 vs. Charlotte.2001 Season: Played in 30 games (24 starts) during the 2001 season, averaging 8.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.5 spg in 25.3 minutes per contest...On July 27 vs. Indiana, scored 20 points on 9-15 FG (both career-highs)…Played in a career-high 37 minutes in the Rockers overtime victory against the Miami Sol on July 25…Grabbed a career-high 6 offensive rebounds vs. New York on July 19...Made a career-high tying 6 FT on July 10 vs. Seattle…Pulled-down a career-high 11 rebounds (career-high 9 defensive) on July 8 at Houston...Did not dress on August 10 due to the inflammation of her right hamstring…Returned to play with Cleveland on June 2 against the Sacramento Monarchs after completing her European season.

    2000 Season: At New York in Game Three of the 2000 Playoffs, had 11 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals…Scored a playoff career-high 18 points on 5-7 FG and 8-10 FT with 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 1 block in Game One…Against the Miracle in Game Three, scored 10 points on 5-8 FG with 6 rebounds and 3 steals…In 3 playoff wins, averaged 13.3 ppg on .652 (15-23) FG% with 7.0 rpg…Averaged 10.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.83 steals per contest in the playoffs…Averaged 8.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and a team-high 1.27 steals a game… Recorded her first career double-double of the season at New York (7/29) as she had 14 points and a season-high 10 rebounds...Had a career-high 5 assists vs. the Shock (7/28)...Hit her first career three-pointer vs. Miami (7/22)...Tallied a career-high and game-high 24 points on 9-11 FG and 6-8 FT at Charlotte (7/8) while also notching a career-high tying 3 blocks...Picked up a career-high 7 steals vs. Miracle (6/7)...In her 22 starts, is averaging 8.9 points...Notched nine double-digit scoring outings...Led or helped lead the team's offensive effort four times...Led or helped lead the Rockers rebounding effort six times.

    1999 Season: Played in 30 games, 12 as a starter…Averaged 4.4 points and 2.9 rebounds in 14.5 minutes a game…Paced the Rockers scoring effort three times…Grabbed team-high rebounds twice…Scored in double-digits four times, tallying a season-high 13 points at Minnesota (8/16)…Grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds against Phoenix (6/28).

    1998 Season: Recorded six games of double-digit scoring and led the Rockers in scoring once...Started seven games…Averaged 6.5 points and 3.1 rebounds…1997 Season…Played in all 28 games, starting three when Janice Braxton was on the injured list …Averaged 6.3 points, the seventh best mark on the team and 38th best in the WNBA …Scored in double-figures seven times.

    European Experience: Spent most of the off season in Cleveland doing community work for the Rockers…Also spent two months in Korea playing professionally in 2002…Won the Italian Championship with Parma in 2001…Paired-up with Gordana Grubin of The Fever to lead Parma to the Ronchetti Cup Title in 2000…Averaged 16.2 points and 7.4 rebounds a game during the 1999-2000 regular season for Parma…Played in the 2000 Italian League All-Star Game…Played in Italy during the 1997-98 season…Played for Aix-en-Provence in France during the 1996-97 season averaging 18.2 points and 7.8 rebounds a game…Led French League with a .620 shooting percentage…Led club to semifinals of 1997 Ronchetti Cup…Before playing in France, played two years in Spain…Averaged 13.8 points and 8.3 rebounds for Sandra Gran Canaria in Las Palmas in 1994-95, as club reached quarterfinals of European Cup…Averaged 17.9 points and 9.2 rebounds for Halcon Viajes in Salamanca…Led both teams to second-place finishes.

    College: Scored 2,169 career points, blocked 193 shots and recorded a Southern Conference record 338 career steals…Named First Team All-Southern Conference all four years…Was named conference's MVP all four years as well…Was one of five finalists for WBCA Player of the Year…Holds a degree in sociology.


    PERSONAL

  • Nickname is Rushia, pronounced ROOSH-a
  • Did not play until her junior year in high school, and might never have picked up a basketball if not for her high school coach, Theresa Kendle
  • When her playing days are over, plans to get her master’s degree and work as a child psychologist…
  • Has helped organize youth clinics for disadvantaged children in South Carolina
  • Played the clarinet in high school and occasionally "has some fun" with a friend who played the flute
  • Can speak fluent Spanish, Italian and a little French
  • Mother is Angie Brown…Oldest of three children….Other siblings are LaTonya (27) and Jubalo (25)
  • Full name is YeRushia Brown



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