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Tanisha Wright #30 Guard
- Born: Nov 29, 1983
- Height: 5-11 / 1,80
- Weight: 165 lbs. / 74,8 kg.
- College: Penn State
- Years Pro: 8
Reached 200 steals in her WNBA career vs. San Antonio on July 21st … broke out with 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting at Washington, added 5 boards and 5-of-6 from the line …Scored a season-high 21 on July 9th vs. Los Angeles … one of four starters in double figures when she scored 18 vs. Connecticut, her ninth game in double digits … did not play at Phoenix, 8/16 due to family matter … returned versus New York Aug. 20 and had two points in 17 minutes of play off the bench ... at Tulsa, Sept. 2 tied with Bird for team-high 5 assists … added 5 boards as well … tied her season-high with 18 points vs. Phoenix, 9/9. 2011 PLAYOFFS: Tied her 2011 regular season-high 21 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals vs. Phoenix on Sept. 15… led the team in points with 18 vs. Phoenix, 9/17… had 17 points in the loss to Phoenix, 9/19.
Averaged 9.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 4.5 apg and 29.1 mpg in 34 games…Named to the WNBA All-Defensive First Team…Scored a season-high 20 points on July 14 at Phoenix …Finished the season ranked 10th in assists…Led the team in scoring 3 times…Led the team in assists 9 times…Scored 20-plus points 1 time and 10-plus points 15 times…Handed out 10-plus assists 3 times… Posted 1 point/assist double-double…Recorded a career-high 12 assists, her second straight double-double, and her third straight double-figure assists game on June 29 vs. San Antonio…Hit the game winning 3-pointer on July 17 at Minnesota…Collected her 500th career rebound on August 17 vs. Minnesota…Started in all 34 games played… 2010 PLAYOFFS: Averaged 9.6 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.9 apg and 28.7 mpg in seven games.
Averaged 12.2 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 3.9 APG, 1.52 SPG and 32.5 MPG in 33 games… finished the season ranked third in free throw percentage (.906) and 10th in the league in total minutes played…Led the team in scoring six times…Led the team in rebounds three times…Led the team in assists 11 times…Scored 20-plus points five times and 10-plus points 21 times…Handed out five-plus assists 10 times…Started in all 33 games played…Did not play in the last game of the regular season. 2009 PLAYOFFS: Averaged 11.7 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 1.7 spg and 32.7 mpg in 3 games against the Los Angeles Sparks.
Appeared in all 34 games and was in the starting lineup 14 times…Averaged 7.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 2.5 apg and 23.8 mpg…Tallied 10-plus points 14 times…Scored 17 points on 6-for-11 shooting vs. Minnesota on 9/6…Led team in assists four times…Second on the team in assists per game (2.5) and total assists (84)…2008 PLAYOFFS: Averaged 13.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg, 2.7 apg, 2.0 spg and 34.3 mpg in three games…Scored 20 points on 8-for-15 shooting vs. Los Angeles on 9/23.
Averaged 4.1 ppg, 1.3 rpg, 2.0 apg and 16.1 mpg…One of four Storm players to appear in all 34 games…Posted career highs in scoring (4.1 ppg), assists (2.0 apg) and free-throw percentage (.846)…Started five games in place of the injured Sue Bird (7/6-17) and averaged 9.0 ppg and 4.8 apg as a starter…Scored 10-plus points twice and surpassed 20 points once…Led the team in scoring once and in assists four times…Recorded her 100th career assist vs. San Antonio on 6/2…Scored the 100th field goal of her career vs. Chicago on 6/26…Scored a career-high 23 points in a career-high 38 minutes at San Antonio on 7/7…2007 PLAYOFFS: Handed out one assist in 11 total minutes of action in two games.
Averaged 3.8 ppg, 1.8 rpg, 1.2 apg and 15.4 mpg in 33 games…Scored in double figures once and led the team in assists three times…Handed out a season-high four assists vs. San Antonio on 6/23, at Phoenix on 7/25 and at Minnesota on 8/1…Hit the first three-pointer of her WNBA career at Los Angeles on 6/28…Grabbed her 100th career rebound vs. Sacramento on 7/18…Scored a season-high 11 points vs. Sacramento on 7/18…2006 PLAYOFFS: Handed out one assist in 11 total minutes of action in two games.
Averaged 3.6 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 1.6 apg and 15.5 mpg in 34 games…One of just four Seattle players to appear in every game…Started eight games, averaging 6.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 3.0 apg in 27.8 mpg…Tallied at least five assists three times and led the Storm in assists four times…Scored five-plus points 10 times and 10-plus points three times, including a career-high 17 vs. Phoenix on 8/27…Reached the 100-point mark for her career at San Antonio on 8/23…2005 PLAYOFFS: Averaged 3.0 ppg, 1.7 rpg, 2.3 apg ,1.0 spg and 12.7 mpg in three games.
2004-05: Selected three times as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2003, 2004 and 2005)…Led the Big Ten in scoring with 19.3 points per game…Named a first-team USBWA All-American, an Associated Press third-team All-American and a Kodak All-American honorable mention selection…2003-04: Won unprecedented back-to-back Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Awards…Also named First-Team All-Big Ten by both the coaches and the media…Recognized by the AP as Honorable Mention All-America…Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week on 2/23…Was selected as the Junkanoo Jam Tourney MVP after scoring 39 points vs. George Washington and Kansas State…Won the Lady Lions’ Robin Lombard Award which recognizes a player who exemplifies the true Lady Lion spirit…Posted a season-high eight assists and hit two three-pointers vs. LSU…Scored a then-season high of 23 points vs. Kansas State…Tallied a season-high 24 points (10-of-17 from the field), six rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block at Iowa…Tied a career high with 28 points vs. Virginia Tech…2002-03: Tied a career high in rebounds with nine vs. Bucknell…Posted a career-best 28 points at Pitt…Scored 10 points vs. Holy Cross in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on 3/23…2001-02: Posted a season-best 19 points in a quarterfinal win over Ohio State…Registered a career-best 26 points in the NCAA second round vs. Florida International.