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Tiffani Johnson | 5
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Position:  C
Born: Dec 27, 1975
Height: 6-4 /  1,93
Weight: 240  lbs. /  108,9  kg.
College : Tennessee '98
Career Highlights
  • Started 29 games for 2000 WNBA Champion Houston Comets squad
  • Scored a career-high 14 points at Sacramento on 7/10/01
  • Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds at Detroit on 7/21/00
  • Has two career double-doubles
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    Averaged 4.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 33 games for the Comets … Finished fourth on the team in rebounding and tied for third in blocked shots (0.52 bpg) … Made 11 starts, posting averages of 5.1 points and 5.9 rebounds in those games … Scored in double-digits four times … Matched her career high with three blocked shots vs. the Silver Stars on 5/20 … Registered 10 points in a 69-66 overtime win at San Antonio on 6/12, including eight of the Comets’ 12 points in the extra session … Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds at Seattle on 6/22 … Tied her career high for field-goals made with six while posting a season-best 12 points at Detroit on 7/6.

    Played in 22 games with three starts for the Comets, averaging 3.5 points and 2.9 rebounds … ranked sixth on the team in rebounding (2.9) … missed the first 12 games of the season due to a back injury … had streak of 64 consecutive games played end on May 22 vs. Seattle … had two points and two blocks in her season debut on June 24 vs. Los Angeles … recorded season-best seven rebounds vs. San Antonio on June 28 … scored a season-high eight points vs. Minnesota on July 1 … matched eight-point output vs. the Fever on July 8 and again on August 7 at Indiana.

    Averaged career highs of 6.3 points and 5.4 rebounds in 32 starts … scored in double-digits eight times … grabbed 10 or more rebounds three times … ranked fourth in scoring on the Comets (6.3) … placed second on the team in rebounding (5.4) and blocked shots (0.75) … set a career high in field goals made with six and had season-best 13 points on June 25 at Minnesota … recorded the first regular season double-double of her career on June 30 at Los Angeles with 10 points and 14 rebounds … tied her career high with four assists on July 6 vs. Detroit … registered her second career double-double on July 9 vs. Seattle with 11 points and 10 rebounds … hit a career-high seven free throws and equaled season high of 13 points on July 12 at Sacramento … grabbed a career-high-tying two steals five times during the season.

    Averaged 4.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 32 games … made 28 starts … led team in rebounding on three occasions … was the team’s second overall leading rebounder with 138 boards … totaled a career-high 14 points, had eight rebounds and was perfect from the charity stripe (4-of-4) at Sacramento July 10 … registered a season-high 10 rebounds vs. Utah on August 1 and at Phoenix on August 14.

    Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds at Detroit on July 21, tying a Comets franchise record.

    Signed by the WNBA and assigned to Los Angeles on May 12, but did not play with the Sparks.

    Played in six games for the Sacramento Monarchs … was traded to the Phoenix Mercury for Pauline Jordan on July 6 … never saw action with the Mercury.

    In the Playoffs:
    Has played in 14 postseason games with 11 starts for the Comets, averaging 3.4 points and 4.4 rebounds … ranked fifth in career playoff field goal percentage (.404, 21-52) and total blocks (11) for Houston … played in all three playoff games for the Comets in 2003, registering six rebounds … posted the first doubledouble of her career (regular season or playoffs) and set playoff career highs in points (13) and rebounds (12) vs. Los Angeles on August 18, 2001 … played in her first-ever postseason during the 2000 WNBA Playoffs, scoring six points twice (August 12 at Sacramento and August 26 vs. New York) while registering eight rebounds on August 12 at Sacramento.

    Additional Basketball Experience:
    Split the 2005-06 between K Cero ICP (Slovakia) and Wisla Can-Pack Krakow (Poland), winning the Polish League title ... Played with Fenerbahçe SK Istanbul (2004-05) in Turkey … Saw action with the Houston Stealth (2004) of the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL) … Played with Technological University Kazan (2003-04) in the Russian Women’s Superleague Division A … Competed with São Paulo Futebal Clube (Brazil) in the FIBA Women’s World Cup 2003 held in Samara, Russia … Played overseas with the Kumho Falcons (2002-03) of the Women’s Korea Basketball League (WKBL) … has also seen action in Italy with Venezia (2001-02) and in Turkey (2000-01) … played on the U.S. National Select Team in the summer of 1996.

    As a Collegian:
    Played three seasons at Tennessee and won two NCAA Championships (1996, 1997) … recorded eight double-doubles in 1996-97, including a 23-point, 19-rebound effort in a win over Auburn … selected to the All-Tournament team at the WNIT and the Howard Back Classic in 1997 … recipient of the Sixth Player award at the annual Lady Vols banquet … named to the 1996 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team … became only the third Vol freshman to ever start her first collegiate game under Pat Summit … was a member of the All-SEC Rookie Team, averaging 8.9 points and 6.8 rebounds in her college career.


  • Born Tiffani Tamara Johnson on December 27, 1975, in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Became interested in basketball in seventh grade
  • Credits high school coach, Angie Seifert, for inspiring her with competitiveness and a winning attitude
  • If she wasn’t playing basketball, she would be a juvenile probation officer
  • Basketball role models are Magic Johnson and Chris Webber
  • Fan of the Washington Wizards and the North Carolina Tar Heels while growing up
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