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Sophia Witherspoon | 13
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Position:  G
Born: 07/06/69
Height: 5-10 /  1,78
Weight: 145  lbs. / 65,8  kg.
College: Florida '91
Career Highlights
  • Ranked #3 in the WNBA in three point field goals
  • In her Sparks’ debut, played a season-high 21 minutes, scoring 14 points and tallied four assists and two steals in win over New York 5/25/02
  • In 19 minutes against her former team, the Portland Fire, scored a season-high 19 points along with two rebounds, and two steals 6/3/02
  • In a season-high tying 21 minutes against the Lynx, scored six points and added four rebounds and three assists 6/8/02
  • In six minutes off the bench, Witherspoon scored three points from beyond the arc, along with one rebound vs. New York 8/29/02
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  • Head-to-Head Comparisons



     2004 Preseason Statistics
                        REBOUNDS PER GAME  
      TEAM G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
     CHA 2 0 3.5 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 2-2 1.000 .00 .50 .50 .5 .00 .00 1.00 2.00 2.0


     Ranks #1 in the WNBA in Free Throws Per 40 Minutes(11.43)  Ranks #4 in the WNBA in Free Throw Attempts Per 40 Minutes(11.43)
     Ranks #11 in the WNBA in Assists Per 40 Minutes(5.7)  Ranks #13 in the WNBA in Points Per 40 Minutes(22.9)
     Ranks #2 in the WNBA in Turnovers Per 48 Minutes(11.43)  


     CAREER AVERAGES
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
      YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
     1997 NYL 28 28 31.0 .406 .349 .748 1.10 1.90 3.00 2.3 1.75 .25 2.75 2.20 14.5
     1998 NYL 30 30 29.9 .401 .344 .786 1.10 1.90 3.00 1.9 1.33 .13 2.43 1.80 13.8
     1999 NYL 32 23 18.2 .396 .359 .710 .60 .80 1.50 1.2 1.03 .06 1.50 1.70 8.5
     2000 POR 32 32 33.2 .384 .368 .871 .70 2.60 3.30 2.1 1.19 .25 2.75 2.30 16.8
     2001 POR 31 30 27.8 .316 .313 .849 .60 1.70 2.40 1.7 .97 .26 2.32 1.90 12.0
     2002 LAS 31 1 11.5 .415 .418 .761 .30 .60 .90 .9 .42 .06 .71 .90 5.2
     2003 LAS 23 2 10.2 .321 .345 .857 .30 .60 .80 .2 .30 .00 .30 .70 2.4
     Career 207 146 23.5 .380 .351 .802 .70 1.50 2.20 1.5 1.01 .15 1.87 1.70 10.7
     Playoff 19 2 10.7 .373 .345 .737 .50 1.10 1.60 .5 .47 .11 .84 1.30 4.2


     CAREER TOTALS
                    REBOUNDS  
      YEAR TEAM G GS MIN FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
     1997 NYL 28 28 867 140-345 44-126 83-111 30 54 84 64 49 7 77 62 407
     1998 NYL 30 30 898 144-359 33-96 92-117 33 58 91 57 40 4 73 54 413
     1999 NYL 32 23 581 97-245 28-78 49-69 20 27 47 37 33 2 48 54 271
     2000 POR 32 32 1,061 175-456 60-163 128-147 23 82 105 68 38 8 88 72 538
     2001 POR 31 30 862 113-358 57-182 90-106 20 54 74 54 30 8 72 59 373
     2002 LAS 31 1 358 49-118 28-67 35-46 9 20 29 29 13 2 22 27 161
     2003 LAS 23 2 235 17-53 10-29 12-14 6 13 19 4 7 0 7 17 56
     Career 207 146 4,862 735-1,934 260-741 489-610 141 308 449 313 210 31 387 345 2,219
     Playoff 19 2 204 28-75 10-29 14-19 10 20 30 9 9 2 16 24 80


    CAREER TRANSACTIONS
    Selected by the New York Liberty in the second round (11th pick overall) of the 1997 WNBA Draft; was selected by the Portland expansion franchise with the fifth pick overall in the Expansion Draft on 12/15/99 ... Acquired by the Los Angeles Sparks along with Nicki Teasley for Ukari Figgs and the Los Angeles Sparks second round pick (30th overall) Gergana Slavtcheva on April 19, 2002.



     Season Highs / Career Highs
      2004 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
     Pointsnull 31 @ Minnesota 7/02/00
     Field Goals Madenull12 @ Los Angeles 8/20/97
     Field Goals Attemptednull20 5 Times
     Three Point Field Goals Made null7 @ Miami 6/29/01
     Three Point Field Goals Attemptednull11 3 Times
     Free Throws Madenull11 @ Minnesota 7/02/00
     Free Throws Attemptednull12 @ Phoenix7/18/98
     Offensive Reboundsnull5 @ Charlotte 7/15/98
     Defensive Reboundsnull7 @ Indiana 7/03/00
     Total Reboundsnull8 2 Times
     Assistsnull7 2 Times
     Stealsnull5 2 Times
     Blocksnull3 @ Sacramento 6/16/01
     Minutes Playednull46 vs. Houston 5/31/00
    created: 05/17/2004 12.26.am



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