Tina Thompson #7 Forward
2013 Playoff PPG 11.5 RPG 8.5 APG 0.0 EFF +11.00
Bio Born: Feb 10, 1975 Height: 6-2 / 1,88 Weight: 178 lbs. / 80,7 kg. College: USC Years Pro: 16
League record holder in points scored (6,751) and minutes played (14,561) has appeared in 433 games, third-most all-time ... Only player to compete in all 16 WNBA seasons after being selected first overall in the inaugural 1997 Draft ... Eight-time All Star (1999-2003, 2006, 2007, 2009) who helped lead the Houston Comets to the first four WNBA titles (1997-2000) ... All-WNBA First Team three times (1997, 1998, 2004) and All-WNBA Second Team four times (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002) ... Named to the league's All-Decade Team in 2006 as well as the Top-15 Players of All-Time in 2011.
2011 (Los Angeles): Averaged 9.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists while playing in all 34 games, starting 33 ... Her 20 double-digit scoring efforts were the most among all Sparks...Eclipsed 6,500 career points on June 26 against New York ... Registered 14 points and made a key block with 18.9 seconds left to ensure win over Liberty in WNBA's 15th Anniversary Game on July 24 Totaled a season-high 21 points plus nine boards in a June 10 win over Phoenix ... Named one of the Top-15 WNBA Players of All-Time during a July 23 ceremony at the All-Star Game in San Antonio
2010 (Los Angeles): Surpassed Lisa Leslie's career total of 6,263 points during a 23-point outing on Aug. 9 vs. San Antonio to become the WNBA's all-time scoring leader ... Record came on a 16-footer with 5:01 left in the third quarter ... Ranked ninth in the WNBA in points per game (16.6), total points (548.0), free throw percentage (0.90) and three-point field goals made (57.0) ... Became the second player in WNBA history to record 6,000 career points on June 18.
2009 (Los Angeles): Competed in her ninth WNBA All-Star Game ... Played and started in all 34 regular season Sparks games ... Averaged 13.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.
2008 (Houston): Became just the second player in history to reach the 5,000 point milestone ... Ranked seventh in points per game (17.6) with 511 total points and tenth in rebounds per game (7.0) with 203 total rebounds ... Earned her second gold medal while representing the United States at the Summer Olympics in Beijing.
2007 (Houston): Named second team All-WNBA, and played in the All-Star Game ... Ranked third in total points (617) and sixth in points per game (18.7) ... Ranked eighth in rebounds per game (6.7) and total rebounds (222).
2006 (Houston): Named to the WNBA All-Decade Team ... Tallied her 4,000th career point ... Ranked seventh in points per game (18.7) in 21 games played ... Averaged 5.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game ... A Western Conference All-Star.
2005 (Houston): Thompson averaged 10.1 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 15 games played ... Missed the beginning of the season after giving birth to her son Dyllan in May.
2004 (Houston): Thompson was named First Team All-WNBA ... Ranked second in points per game (20.0) and sixth in total points (520) ... Averaged 6.2 rebounds per game and had 154 total rebounds ... Earned a gold medal while representing the United States at the Summer Olympics in Athens, and played for Team USA in the 2004 WNBA All-Star Game.
2003 (Houston): Thompson become the second player in WNBA history to reach 3,000 point milestone ... Ranked sixth in points per game (16.9) and eighth in total points (472) ... Averaged 5.9 rebounds per game in 28 games played ... Earned fifth consecutive All-Star Game starting nod.
2002 (Houston): Thompson was named Second Team All-WNBA and voted as an All-Star Game starter ... Ranked seventh in points per game (16.7) and had 485 total points ... Ranked sixth in rebounds per game (7.5) and had 217 total rebounds.
2001 (Houston): Thompson was named Second Team All-WNBA and voted as an All-Star Game starter ... Ranked third in points per game (19.3) and fourth in total points (579) ... Ranked sixth in rebounds per game (7.8) and ninth in total rebounds (233).
2000 (Houston): Thompson was named Second Team All-WNBA and a starter in the All-Star Game ... Ranked fifth in rebounds per game (7.7) and total rebounds (245) ... Ranked sixth in points per game (17.7) and seventh in total points (550).
1999 (Houston): Thompson was named Second Team All-WNBA and Western Conference starter in the inaugural All-Star Game ... Averaged 12.2 points, 6.4 rebounds ... Ranked ninth in total blocks (32) and tenth in blocks per game (1).
1998 (Houston): Thompson was named First Team All-WNBA ... Ranked sixth in rebounds per game (7.1) and seventh in total rebounds (192) ... Ranked eighth in blocks per game (.93) and total blocks (25) ... Averaged 12.7 points per game.
1997 (Houston): Thompson was the first draft pick in WNBA history ... Named First Team All-WNBA ... Ranked fifth in total blocks (28) and sixth in blocks per game (1.0) ... Finished seventh in rebounds per game (6.6) and total rebounds (184) ... Ranked ninth in points per game (13.2) and total points (370).
College: Attended the University of Southern California ... A three-time All-Pac 10 selection at USC, Thompson was a second-team All-American as a senior in 1997 ... Finished fifth on the school's career lists in scoring (2,248 points) and rebounding (1,168), and helped USC to three NCAA tournaments and one Elite Eight appearance, the latter as a freshman in 1994.