Player Profile
Val Whiting-Raymond | 52
Position:  C-F
Born: 04/09/72
Height: 6-2 /  1,88
Weight: 199  lbs. /  90,3  kg.
College - Stanford '93

 2002 Statistics
                  REBOUNDS PER GAME  
  G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
  6 3 8.7 4-13 .308 0-0 .000 5-12 .417 .50 1.00 1.50 .8 .33 .33 .67 1.70 2.2
Career Highlights

  • Scored a career-high 13 points with nine boards June 12 vs. Indiana

Personal

  • Gave birth to her first child, Joseph Jerome on March 2, 2001
  • Enjoys spending time with her husband, Joseph, and her son
  • Hobbies include writing poetry, listening to Ella Fitzgerald and spending time with her best friend and sister, Tina
  • Runs her own basketball camp, Val Whiting Hoop Academy
  • Favorite book is The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • Earned a degree in biological studies from Stanford
  • Accepted by UCSF Medical School in 1994, but decided to play professional basketball
  • Lists winning the two NCAA National Championships at Stanford as her favorite moments on the basketball court
  • After her playing career, would like to start medical school and become a neurologist or a pediatrician
  • Has worn the #52 since seventh grade
  • Established the Val Whiting Foundation for Girls, which encourages girls to become active in sports
  • Practices T'ai Chi before games to relax
  • Taught T'ai Chi to her teammates in the ABL
  • Started playing basketball after she was cut from the cheerleading squad in junior high and her math teacher asked her to try out for basketball
  • Her favorite food is her mom's cooking
  • Lists her parents and her husband as her role models
  • Lists her favorite movie as Gladiator
  • Has a dog, Snoopy
  • Is a certified nutritionist
  • On Oct. 27, 2000, became only the third women's basketball player inducted into the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame

 Season Highs / Career Highs
  2002 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
 Points6 @ Miami 5/28/02 13 vs. Indiana 6/12/01
 Field Goals Made2 @ Miami 5/28/026 vs. Washington 7/10/99
 Field Goals Attempted5 @ Miami 5/28/0217 vs. Washington 7/10/99
 Three Point Field Goals Made NoneNone
 Three Point Field Goals AttemptedNone1 @ Utah 7/28/01
 Free Throws Made2 2 Times6 vs. Minnesota 8/04/99
 Free Throws Attempted4 2 Times10 2 Times
 Offensive Rebounds2 @ Miami 5/28/025 4 Times
 Defensive Rebounds2 @ Miami 5/28/0212 @ Orlando 7/12/99
 Total Rebounds4 @ Miami 5/28/0216 @ Minnesota 6/12/99
 Assists2 vs. Los Angeles 6/08/025 2 Times
 Steals1 2 Times5 @ Washington 6/18/99
 Blocks1 2 Times3 vs. Orlando 8/21/99
 Minutes Played18 @ Miami 5/28/0239 vs. Washington 7/10/99
 CAREER AVERAGES
                REBOUNDS PER GAME  
  YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
 1999 DET 31 20 24.6 .380 .000 .455 2.10 4.50 6.70 1.6 1.29 1.00 1.48 2.70 6.5
 2001 MIN 26 15 17.8 .267 .000 .741 1.00 2.20 3.20 .6 .58 .54 1.31 2.40 3.4
 2002 MIN 6 3 8.7 .308 .000 .417 .50 1.00 1.50 .8 .33 .33 .67 1.70 2.2
 Career 63 38 20.3 .343 .000 .540 1.50 3.30 4.70 1.1 .90 .75 1.33 2.50 4.8
 Playoff 1 1 27.0 .286 .000 .600 3.00 3.00 6.00 1.0 2.00 1.00 2.00 4.00 7.0