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Erin Phillips's Bio

About Erin Phillips


WNBA Champion (2012, 2014)

League Leader in three-point shooting percentage (2014)



Averaged 6.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 12 regular season games played – single-season career-high in assists per game… Recorded 400th career assist on June 16 against Minnesota… Tallied 10 points and five assists in consecutive games on June 6 and June 14… Scored a season-high 20 points on July 5 against Phoenix… Made Sparks debut in the season opener on June 6 versus Seattle… Missed 18 games due to injury from June 21 through June 28 and July 29 through September 11… Signed by the Los Angeles Sparks on February 11, 2015…


Appeared in 33 games for the Phoenix Mercury, starting 10 games…Led the WNBA in three-point field goal percentage this season shooting 44.9 percent…As a starter averaged 8.6 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game…Off the bench averaged 4.5 points, 1.6 assists and 1.3 rebounds per game…Tied a career high with 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting on August 13 at Atlanta…Dished out 72 assists to 39 turnovers…Dished a career-high seven assists twice… Played in all eight playoff games averaging 3.5 points, career-high 2.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 15.1 minutes per game.


Appeared in 18 games (six starts) for the Indiana Fever and despite battling a knee injury averaged

5.9 points and 1.6 assists in 21.3 minutes…Shot a career-high 47.9 percent from three-point range… In her first start of the season on Aug. 10 against Atlanta, made a career-high five three-pointers.


Played in 29 games for the Fever, missing a pair of games with a concussion and three more during Australian National Team training…Started in eight games including the last three games of the season, where she

played over 30 minutes…Led all scorers at Washington on September 21, with a season-high 19 points, adding five rebounds, three assists and three steals in 38 minutes of play…Shot 43.8 percent from 3-point range, third best in the WNBA…Tied her career scoring mark with 21 points, shooting 7-of-15 from the field and 4-of-7 from behind the arc against Tulsa on September 23…Played in all 10 Fever playoff games, starting in nine…Averaged 10.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game…Scored in double-figures in seven games, including career highs of 18-point and eight rebounds in Game 4 of the Finals against Minnesota on October 21…Led the Fever with a 51.7 percent shooting clip from 3-point range, hitting 15-of-29 attempts to set a team record…Hit at least one 3-pointer in each of the club’s final six playoff games, combining to make 7-of-15 (.467) during the WNBA Finals…Combined for 16 assists and six steals and just 10 turnovers in the playoffs


Appeared in 31 games, starting 22 for the Indiana Fever…Averaged a career-best 8.6 points per game…Scored a career-high 21 points twice at Atlanta July 19 and August 30…Tied a career-high eight rebounds at Chicago on August 17…Ranked eighth in the WNBA with a mark of 42.6 percent (26-of-61) from beyond the 3-point line


Played in 32 of 34 games with the Connecticut Sun starting 18, averaging 8.1 points and tying for the team lead with 43 steals…Scored in double figures 11 times and had a season-best with 19 points at Detroit on July 5…Corralled 103 rebounds (3.2 rpg), also her best in a single season and she was second on the team with 66 assists…Had a season-high six rebounds four times and collected at least four rebounds 14 times…Claimed multiple steals in 12 games… Had a career-high seven assists twice during the season…


After training with the Australian National Team, and leading it to a silver medal in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Phillips returned to the Connecticut Sun for the final eight games of the WNBA regular season, averaging 5.3 ppg on 13-of-28 shooting overall (.464), 6-of-12 3-point shooting and 9-of-11 (.818) at the free throw stripe…Scored 18 points, a career-high eight rebounds and no turnovers in the season finale vs. Washington, 9/13


Sat out the entire 2007 WNBA season while rehabilitating from a torn ACL in her right knee sustained during a collision with Tully Bevilaqua, in a game between her Adelaide Lightning and the Canberra Capitals on January 20


One of only three Connecticut Sun players to appear in every game and started 13 games after Nykesha Sales was forced out of the lineup with a sore Achilles tendon…Averaged 5.4 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 18.4 minutes per game…Was fourth on the team with 29 steals and tied for second with 80 assists… Scored in double figures four times in the final 11 games


Erin Victoria Phillips has two sisters, Rachel and Amy, two nieces, Ashlee and Chloe, and a nephew, Ky…Her biggest thrill outside basketball was becoming an aunt…Lists her sports hero as her father, Greg, a former professional Australian Rules Football star who was listed among the 22 greatest players in the 130-year history of the Port Adelaide club during a ceremony in June of 2000…Lists “Wedding Crashers” and “Kill Bill” as her favorite movies…Favorite food is mom’s cooking and sushi…Would like to become a boundary commentator for Australian Rules Football someday…Loves animals, music, playing the guitar, surfing and being at the beach…When not in Australia, she owns a home in McKinney, Texas


Selected by the Connecticut Sun in the second round (21st overall) of the 2005 draft

Signed by the Seattle Storm as a free agent on February 9, 2011

Acquired by Fever with 2012 second-round draft pick from the Seattle Storm in exchange for 2012 second-round draft pick (to Seattle) and 2012 third-round pick (to Washington) on April 29, 2011

Acquired by the Phoenix Mercury with 2014 second-round draft pick from the Indiana Fever in exchange for Lynetta Kizer and 2014 first-round pick on March 11, 2014

Signed by the Los Angeles Sparks as a free agent on February 12, 2015

Acquired by the Dallas Wings along with a 2017 first round draft pick through a trade with the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for Riquna Williams on March 1, 2016.

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