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Brittney Sykes's Bio

About Brittney Sykes

Position: Guard

Height: 5-9

Weight: 155

Date of Birth: February 7, 1994

College: Syracuse

High School: University High School (NJ)

Transactions: Selected 7th overall by the Atlanta Dream in the 2017 WNBA Draft. Traded to the Los Angeles Sparks on February 10, 2020 along with Marie Gülich in exchange for Kalani Brown.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has appeared in 97 games with 57 starts
  • Started in all five WNBA Playoff games played in (2018)
  • Career totals include 1,100 points, 394 rebounds, 218 assists, 52 blocks and 49 steals
  • Reached 1,000 career points at Indiana on August 10, 2019
  • Tied the WNBA record for most points in a quarter with 22 in the third at Phoenix (7/7)
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team (2017)

2019 HIGHLIGHTS WITH ATLANTA: 

  • Started in 27 of 34 games played
  • Started in the final 24 games of the season
  • Reached 1,000 career points at Indiana (8/10)
  • Her 84 career three-pointers ranks sixth in franchise history
  • Tied the WNBA record for most points in a quarter with 22 in the third at Phoenix (7/7). The record was previously set by Diana Taurasi in 2006, and it was the most since Elizabeth Cambage scored 20 in a quarter in 2018
  • In addition to her 29-point outing at Phoenix, added on a team-high 10 rebounds for her second career double-double
  • Scored in double digits 15 times and led the team in scoring on seven occasions
  • Led the team in assists on eight occasions

2018 HIGHLIGHTS WITH ATLANTA: 

  • Appeared in 29 games with 7 starts in regular season and started in 5 playoff games against Washington
  • Averaged 20.7 minutes, 3.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game
  • Had a season-high 20 points with a career-high 7 assists against Indiana (7/1)
  • Tied her career high of 3 blocks for the 2nd time against Dallas (5/26)
  • Recorded 7 rebounds four times during the season
  • Finished with double-digit scoring in 14 regular season games and four playoff games
  • Playoff averages: 47.3 FG percentage, 41.3 3-point percentage, 3.6 rebounds per game, 1.6 assists per game, 0.8 steals per game, and 12.6 points per game

2017 HIGHLIGHTS WITH ATLANTA:

  • As a rookie, started 23 games and played in all 34
  • Averaged 13.9 points per game and her 471 points was a single season record by a Dream rookie
  • Scored a career high 33 points at Phoenix on (9/3)
  • Finished in double-digit scoring in 24 games
  • Recorded first career double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds in overtime win vs. Phoenix (7/25)
  • Named WNBA Rookie of the Month (July & August)
  • Earned 2017 All-Rookie Team honors

OVERSEAS COMPETITION:

  • 2016-17: Petah Tikva, Israel
  • 2017-18: OGM Orman, Turkey
  • 2019-20: Spar Citylift Girona, Spain

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Ranks third in school history with 1,846 points scored in her collegiate career
  • First in program history with 137 starts
  • Ranks third in program history with 670 field goals made in her collegiate career
  • Fourth in Syracuse history with 409 career free throws made
  • Fourth in program history with 138 games played
  • WBCA Division I Coaches All-America Honorable Mention in 2017
  • Made the ACC All-Defensive Team in 2017
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