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Tan White #14 Guard
2013 Preseason PPG 7.0 RPG 2.0 APG 0.0 EFF +5.50
Bio Born: Sep 27, 1982 Height: 5-7 / 1,70 Weight: 154 lbs. / 69,9 kg. College: Mississippi State Years Pro: 8
BackgroundCareer: Quick and athletic guard...Tenacious defender who has a knack for timely steals…Shooter with deep range who can string together threes...Good free throw shooter…Thrives in transition.
2011 WNBA Season: Across-the-board contributor who appeared in 34 games off the bench…Had 23 three-pointers, the fourth most on the team…Had 97 rebounds, the second highest single-season total of her career, and the most among Sun guards…Tied a career-high with 10 rebounds against Washington (8/13)…Had seven games with at least five rebounds…Was 5 of 5 from three-point range at Indiana (7/13), scoring a season-high 17 points…Played in her 200th WNBA game against Washington (6/4)…Tied a career-high with five steals against Chicago (8/9)…Finished second on the team with 40 steals…Tied a career-high with three blocks at New York (8/18)…Scored her 2,000th point against Washington (8/13)…Collected her 500th career rebound against Washington (6/4)…Recorded her 400th career assist at Chicago (6/10).
In The Playoffs: Had eight points, six assists and five rebounds during the series against Atlanta…Played 43 minutes off the bench.
2010 WNBA Season: Appeared in 34 games with 10 starts…Averaged over 10 points per game (10.1) for the second time in her career…Led the Sun with a career-high 54 steals…Ranked fifth in the league in steals-per-turnover ratio (1.02)…Tied her single-season career high, making 49 threes for the second straight season…Shot a team-high .366 from three-point range…Reached double figures in 17 games…Played 857 minutes, her second highest single-season total…Made multiple threes in 13 games.
2009 WNBA Season: Appeared in 30 games with 15 starts…Led the Sun with 49 made threes, a career-best…Tied for second on the team with 66 assists…Fourth on the team in scoring (9.5 ppg)…Reached double figures in 13 games…Ranked 18th in the league with a 1.78 assist-to-turnover ratio…Had a single-game career high eight defensive rebounds against New York (8/19).
2008 WNBA Season: Appeared in 33 of 34 games with 22 starts…Averaged 9.9 points per game…Reached double figures in 15 games…She scored 20 or more points four times…She had a season-high 24 at Atlanta (9/8)…Posted her first career double-double against Los Angeles (5/29), collecting 20 points and 10 rebounds…Second on the team with 39 made threes…Once of five Indiana players with at least 40 steals (43).
In The Playoffs: Averaged 5.3 points during three playoff games.
2007 WNBA Season: Appeared in all 34 games with nine starts…Averaged a career-high 10.8 points per game, fourth best on the team…Had 17 double-figure scoring games…Scored 20 or more points four times…Scored 16 points in one quarter against Washington (6/3)…Led the team in scoring 10 times…Tied a career high with five assists against Detroit (8/19)…Ranked third on the team with a single-season career high 65 assists…Led the team in assists three times…Ranked 17th in free throw percentage (84.1)…Tied for the team lead with 43 made threes.
In The Playoffs: Appeared in five of six playoff games and earned her first postseason start against Connecticut (8/23)…Averaged 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds…Missed last playoff game with a thumb injury.
2006 WNBA Season: Appeared in all 34 games with no starts…Averaged 8.9 points and 2.4 rebounds per game…She had the third highest scoring average among players who started less than half the games their team played…Scored a season-high 25 points against New York (5/30)...Had 27 steals, the most by any Fever player coming off the bench.
In The Playoffs: Averaged 4.5 points in two Eastern Conference playoff games against Detroit…Had nine points in Game 2.
2005 WNBA Season: Played in all 34 games during rookie season for ndiana…Averaged 7.1 points per game…Scored a career-best 26 points at Seattle (6/4)…Only rookie to 20 or more points in a game…Her 25 made threes were second best among rookies…Started three games in place of an injured Tully Bevilaqua from 6/4-6/10…Finished fifth on the team with 30 steals…Had a season-high six rebounds against Los Angeles (6/28)…Only rookie to make more than 80 percent of her free throws.
In The Playoffs: Played just 16 minutes in four playoff games…Finished with two rebounds and one assist.
Other Professional Experience: Returned to Turkey for the 2010-11 offseason and averaged 13.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 12 games for Burhaniye Bld...Competed for TTT Riga of Latvia beginning in January of 2010, averaging 16.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists…Collected a triple double with 20 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists in a game on Feb. 27th…Played for TTT Riga from January to April of 2008…During the 2006/07 season, averaged 14.6 points per game for Lotos Gydnia of the FIBA EuroLeague Women. Her team reached the final of the Polish League…In 2005/06, she played for Fenerbahce in Istanbul, Turkey, averaging 9.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in Turkish League play.
College: The top scorer in NCAA Division I, averaging 23.5 points per game as a senior at Mississippi State…Second player in program history to reach 2,000 career points…Ranked among the top 50 in scoring and steals in each of her four seasons…Had 114 double-figure scoring games and 23 double-doubles…Finished her career as the SEC’s all-time career steals leader (372)…Scored a career-high 47 points against Vanderbilt, the most points scored by any player in Division I in 2004-05.
PersonalShe is the daughter of Ronnie and Kathy White...her full name is LaTanya Chantella White...she bought a home on the west side of Indianapolis in December 2007…she earned Parade Magazine’s All-America honors after averaging 24.4 ppg, 7.8 rpg and 5.6 apg as a senior at Tupelo High School...she was named the 2001 Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year after leading Tupelo to the 5A state title...she scored 50 points in a game...she was selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game...she also played softball for two years.