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Cierra Burdick's Bio

About Cierra Burdick

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA

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WNBA TRANSACTIONS

 

 

Apr. 16, 2015 Drafted by Los Angeles in the second round (No. 14 overall) of the 2015 WNBA Draft
June 4, 2015 Waived by Los Angeles
June 17, 2015 Signed by Atlanta
June 28, 2016 Waived by Atlanta
Feb. 7, 2017 Signed by New York
June 22, 2017 Waived by New York
Aug. 14, 2017 Signed by San Antonio to a 7-day contract
Aug. 21, 2017 Signed by San Antonio to a rest-of-season contract
Feb. 27, 2018 Signed by Las Vegas
May 16, 2018 Waived by Las Vegas
July 31, 2020 Signed by Las Vegas
April 16, 2021 Signed by Phoenix to training camp contract
May 10, 2021 Waived by Phoenix
May 13, 2021 Signed by Phoenix to hardship contract
May 26, 2021 Waived by Phoenix
June 15, 2021 Signed by Minnesota to hardship contract
June 20, 2021 Waived by Minnesota
July 1, 2021 Signed by Seattle to a 7-day contract
Aug. 18, 2021 Signed by Seattle to a rest-of-season contract

 

WNBA REGULAR SEASON CAREER

2021 (Phoenix/Minnesota/Seattle)

  • Appeared in 4 games with Phoenix to open the season, scoring 4 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists
  • Scored 6 points in three games with Minnesota
  • Saw action in 7 games with Seattle, scoring 3 points with 12 rebounds and 3 assists
  • Recorded season-highs of five rebounds and two blocks at Los Angeles on September 12

2020 (Las Vegas)

  • Scored her first points in the league since September 2, 2017 on August 15 vs. Washington
  • Scored a season-high 2 points vs. Connecticut on August 20 and vs. Washington on August 15

2017 (New York/San Antonio)

  • Scored a season-high 10 points while with New York vs. San Antonio on May 13
  • Grabbed a season-high 4 rebound and handed out a season-high 3 assists in her San Antonio debut vs. Los Angeles on August 22

2016 (Atlanta)

  • Scored a season-high 2 points at Washington on June 18
  • Grabbed a season-high 2 rebounds vs. Minnesota on June 10

2015 (Atlanta)

  • Scored in double figures on 2 occasions, including a career-high 12 points in a win over New York on July 12
  • Made her WNBA debut against the Chicago Sky on June 19, scoring 11 points with 3 rebounds in 15 minutes of action
  • Grabbed a career-high 8 rebounds and handed out a career-high 6 assists at Phoenix on July 14
  • Recorded a career-high 2 steals on 2 occasions—vs. New York on June 21, and at Phoenix on July 14
  • Blocked a career-high 2 shots at Seattle on July 18

 

WNBA POSTSEASON CAREER

2020 (Las Vegas)

  • Scored the first postseason points and grabbed the first postseason rebounds of her WNBA career vs. Connecticut on September 20

 

CIERRA BURDICK IN THE NEWS

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS CAREER

2019-20 [Sleza Wroclaw-Poland (EBLK)]

  • Named EBLK Player of the Week on 2 occasions
  • Scored in double figures on 18 occasions, including 7 games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 26 vs. AZS UMCS on March 8
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 10 occasions, including a season-high 18 vs. AZS Uniw. Gd. on February  29
  • Handed out a season-high 8 assists vs. Torun on February 1
  • Picked up a season-high 5 steals vs. Gorzow Wlkp. on November 3

2018-19 [Sleza Wroclaw-Poland (EBLK)]

  • Advanced to the EBLK Semifinals
  • Named EBLK Player of the Week on 2 occasions
  • Scored in double figures on 26 occasions, and 20 or more points on 3 occasions, including a season-high 23vs. Widzew on March 16
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 16 occasions, including a season-high 18 vs. Gorzow Wlkp. on April 17
  • Handed out a season-high 7 assists vs. Wisla Krakow on December 2
  • Picked up a season-high  4 steals vs. Arka Gdynia on October 28

2017-18 [Kazanochka Kazan—Russia (PBL)]

  • Named PBL Player of the Week for Round 7
  • Scored 10 or more points on 16 occasions, including 2 games of 20 points
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 14 occasions, including aa season-high 17 vs. Spartak N. on January  21
  • Recorded 11 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists on 2 occasions
  • Blocked a season-high 4 shots on 2 occasions
  • Picked up a season-high 3 steals vs. Inventa on April 27

2016-17 [Ramat Hasharon—Israel (D1)]

  • Named D1 Player of the Week for Round 15
  • Scored in double figures in 10 of 13 games, including 2 games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 21 vs. Hapoel Z/MM on January 23
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 11 occasions, including a season-high 21 vs. Hap. Petak Tikva on February 2
  • Recorded 8 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high tying 6 assists, and blocked a season-high 4 shots vs. Hap Petak Tikva on February 2
  • Picked up 4 steals on 2 occasions

2016-17 [Bnot Hertzeliya—Israel (D1)]

  • Scored in double figures in 7 of 8 games, including 20 points vs. Hap. Petak Tikva on December 26
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 4 occasions, including 15 vs. Maccabi R.Gan on December 5
  • Posted 3 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high tying 6 assists vs. Hapoel Z/MM on December 19
  • Picked up 6 steals vs. Maccabi Ashdod on October 31

2015-16 [Napoli—Italy (Seria-A1)]

  • Scored in double figures on 16 occasions, including 4 games of 20 or more points
  • Scored a season-high 24 points vs. Familia Schio on January 31
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 17 occasions, including a season-high 17 vs. Umbertide on March  6
  • Recorded 10 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high 5 assists on 2 occasions
  • Picked up a season-high  6 steals vs. Venezia on February 28

2015-16 [Napoli—Italy (EuroCup)]

  • Scored 10 or more points on 6 occasions, including a season-high 15 vs. Blizzards on December 3
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on5 occasions, including a season-high  17 vs. Miskoic on November 12
  • Recorded 5 point-rebound double-doubles
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists vs. Valosun Brno on November  5
  • Recorded a triple-double vs. Valosun Brno on November  5—10 points, 12 rebounds and a season-high 10 steals

 

OVERSEAS STATISTICS

Year Team League G Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2015-16 Napoli Seria-A1 26 864 129 309 .417 6 24 .250 48 61 .787 59 202 261 37 44 8 83 52 312 12.0
2015-16 Napoli EC 8 254 33 72 .458 2 6 .333 13 17 .765 18 64 82 11 18 6 16 13 254 10.1
2016-17 Bnot Hertzeliya
D1 8 282 45 91 .494 2 7 .286 23 28 .821 26 56 82 22 19 6 24 20 115 14.4
2016-17 Ramat Hasharon D1 13 459 66 172 .384 6 24 .250 43 47 .915 33 141 174 50 18 12 48 33 181 13.9
2017-18 Kazanochka Kazan
PBL
24 708 111 279 .398 8 24 .333 73 82 .890 59 176 235 67 18 16 68 60 303 12.6
2018-19 Sleza Wroclaw
EBLK
35 988 165 368 .448 5 14 .357 105 133 .789 83 241 324 89 39 19 99 100 440 12.6
2019-20 Sleza Wroclaw EBLK 21 722 127 265 .479 4 17 .235 63 73 .863 49 164 213 76 32 14 53 49 321 15.3
Italian League (A1)
26 864 129 309 .417 6 24 .250 48 51 .787 59 202 261 37 44 8 83 52 312 12.0
EuroCup (EC) 8 254 33 72 .458 2 6 .333 13 17 .765 18 64 81 11 18 6 16 13 254 10.1
Israeli League (D1) 21 741 109 263 .414 8 31 .258 66 75 .880 59 197 256 72 37 18 72 53 296 13.5
Russian League (PBL) 24 708 111 279 .398 8 24 .333 73 82 .890 59 176 235 67 18 16 68 60 303 12.6
Polish League (EBLK) 56 1710 292 633 .461 9 31 .290 168 206 .815 132 405 537 165 71 33 152 149 721 12.9
Totals
135 4277 676 1556 .434 33 116 .284 368 441 .834 327 1044 1371 352 188 81 391 327 1926 14.3

 

USA BASKETBALL

  • Member of the 2011 USA Basketball Team of the Year.
  • Attended the 2020 USA Basketball 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament training camp in 2020.
  • As a member of Takeover, won the title with a 7-0 record at the 2014 USA Basketball 3×3 National Championship in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • As a member of the 2011 USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team, helped the USA to a 8-1 record and gold medal
  • Member of the 2010 USA U17 World Cup Team that posted a perfect 8-0 record in the inaugural FIBA U17 World Championship
  • Helped the U.S. to a 2-1 record to capture a pre-U17 World Cup tournament title in Spain against U17 national teams from Australia, Canada and Spain.
  • As a member of the 2009 USA U16 National Team helped the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal at the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship , which qualified the U.S. for the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship

USA BASKETBALL STATISTICS

Year Team G GS Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2009 U16 5 0 15 34 .441 0 1 .000 4 5 .800 22 18 8 2 34 6.8
2010 U17 8 0 26 54 .481 0 0 —- 9 12 .750 38 6 7 6 61 7.6
2011 U19 9 4 15 42 .357 0 1 .000 21 28 .750 54 16 7 2 51 5.7
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COLLEGE

Senior (Tennessee, 2014-15)

      • Named an AP Honorable Mention All-American
      • Named to the NCAA Spokane Regional All-Tournament Team
      • Named to the Coaches All-SEC First Team, and the AP All-SEC Second Team
      • Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team
      • Named to the College Sports Madness All-SEC Second Team
      • Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team
      • Nominated for the SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship
      • NCAA Jim McKay Scholarship Winner
      • Named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar
      • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll
      • Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team (District 3)
      • Earned SEC Player of the Week honors on February  2, and co-Player of the Week on January 12
      • Named College Sports Madness SEC & National Player of the Week on February 2
      • Recorded a team-high 9 double-doubles
      • Finished third on the team in scoring, and second in rebounding
      • Became the 42nd member of the Lady Vols to score 1,000 career points during the game vs. Goergia in the SEC Quarterfinals
      • Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds vs. Wichita State
      • Scored a career-high 24 points against Mississippi Statae
      • Handed out a season-high 7 assists vs. Vanderbilt in the regular season home finale
      • Scored 10 or more points on 17 occasions, including 2 games of 20 or more points
      • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 9 occasions

Junior (Tennessee, 2013-14)

      • Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team
      • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll
      • Named SEC Player of the Week on February 3
      • Was Tennessee’s second-leading rebounder and ranked 11 in the SEC
      • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 9 occasions
      • Scored in double figures on 13 occasions, including 3 games of 20 or more points
      • Scored a season-high 22 points in a road win over LSU on February 27

Sophomore (Tennessee, 2012-13)

      • Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll
      • Named SEC Player of the Week on March 4
      • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 6 occasions
      • Missed 8  games after fracturing the fourth metacarpal in her shooting hand on December 31
      • Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds in a win over No. 19 Texas A&M which clinched the regular season SEC title

Freshman (Tennessee, 2011-12)

      • Named SEC Freshman of the Week on February 20
      • Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
      • Scored in double figures on 5 occasions
      • Scored a season-high 15 points vs. LSU on January 19

COLLEGE STATISTICS

Year Team League G GS Min FG FGA FG% 3G 3GA 3G% FT FTA FT% OR DR REB A S B TO PF PTS Avg
2011-12 Tennessee SEC
36 3 485 63 136 .463 4 12 .333 35 46 .761 33 68 101 34 10 21 40 45 165 4.6
2012-13 Tennessee SEC 27 16 657 86 190 .453 6 17 .353 49 64 .766 68 111 179 41 23 21 53 71 227 8.4
2013-14 Tennessee SEC
36 25 971 117 298 .393 9 25 .360 63 83 .759 82 174 256 70 22 14 68 81 306 8.7
2014-15 Tennessee SEC 34 29 990 138 316 .437 13 35 .371 85 103 .825 85 173 258 91 38 17 95 78 374 11.0
Totals 133 73 3103 404 040 .430 32 89 .360 232 296 .784 268 526 794 236 93 73 256 275 1072 8.1

 

HIGH SCHOOL

      • Was one of five finalists for the Naismith National High School Player of the Year award in 2011
      • Gatorade North Carolina Girls Basketball Player of the Year (2010 and 2011)

 

PERSONAL

      • Originally from Charlotte, N.C
      • Daughter of Lisa Burdick and Derrick Heard
      • Has one younger brother, C.J., and two younger sisters, Emma and Jillian
      • Graduated from David W. Butler High School in 2011 W
      • Burdick’s great grandfather played for the Chicago Bears.
      • Had open-heart surgery when she was two years old
      • AP Honorable Mention All-American
      • Majored in communication studies and would like to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.

 

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