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Kelsey Bone's Bio

About Kelsey Bone

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter @kelseybone3
Instagram @kelseybone_3

 

WNBA TRANSACTIONS

April 15, 2013 Selected by the New York Liberty with the No. 5 overall pick in the 1st round of the 2013 WNBA Draft
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April 14, 2014 Traded to the Connecticut Sun, along with Alyssa Thomas and New York’s first round pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft (No. 4—Elizabeth Williams), in exchange for Tina Charles
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June 25, 2016 Traded to the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Courtney Williams, Jillian Alleyne and Phoenix’s second round pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft (No. 13—Shayla Cooper)
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Feb. 1, 2018 Traded to Las Vegas in exchange for the Aces’ third round pick (No. 26—Imani Wright) in the 2018 WNBA Draft, and the Aces’ second round pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft (which Las Vegas acquired from the Indiana Fever in exchange for Kayla Alexander)

 

WNBA CAREER 

2018 (Las Vegas—Photo Gallery)

  • Led or tied for the team lead in assists on 1 occasion
  • Scored 10 or more points on 1 occasion

2017 (Phoenix)

  • Did Not Play

2016 (Connecticut/Phoenix)

  • Posted her second career 20-10 game when she scored a season-high 22 points, and grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds, vs. Washington on June 14
  • Scored 10 or more points on 10 occasions, and 20 or more points once
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 3 occasions
  • Recorded 10 or more rebounds on 2 occasions

2015 (Connecticut)

  • Named the WNBA’s Most Improved Player, and earned a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star Team
  • Scored a career-high 31 points vs. Chicago on Sept. 13
  • Scored the 1,000th point of her WNBA career at San Antonio on September 4
  • Grabbed the 500th rebound of her career at Washington on August 9
  • Scored 10 or more points on 27 occasions, 20 or more points 7 times, and 30 or more points once
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds 6 times
  • Recorded 5 double-doubles
  • Posted her first career 20-10 game—27 points, and a career-high tying 14 rebounds at Phoenix on June 19

2014 (Connecticut)

  • Tied what was then her career high with 20 points at Chicago on May 30
  • Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds vs. San Antonio on July 1
  • Scored the 500th point of her career vs. Chicago on August 5
  • Scored in double-figures on 17 occasions, and 20 or more points once
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 3 occasions
  • Recorded 3 double-doubles

2013 (New York)

  • Scored a season-high 20 points at Los Angeles on July 4
  • Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds at Washington on July 31
  • Scored 10 or more points on 11 occasions, and 20 or more points 1 time
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 2 occasions
  • Recorded 2 double-doubles

 

KELSEY BONE IN THE NEWS

 

OVERSEAS CAREER 

2018-19 [Cukurova—Turkey (KBSL)] 

2018-19 [Cukurova—Turkey (EuroCup)] 

2018-19 [CCC Polkowice—Poland (EBLK)] 

  • Scored in double figures on 2 occasions, including a season-high 19 points on October 17 vs. Enea AZS P.
  • Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds on 2 occasions

2018-19 [CCC Polkowice—Poland (EuroLeague)] 

  • Scored a season-high nine points on October 24 vs. Bourges
  • Grabbed a season-high five rebounds on November 1 vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg

2017-18 [Napoli—Italy (A1)]

  • Scored in double figures on two occasions, including a season-high 12 points on January 28 vs. Broni
  • Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds vs. Torino on February 18, and added 11 points for her lone double-double of the season

2016-17 [Liaoning—China (WCBA)]

  • Named All-Chinese WCBA Honorable Mention
  • Named Asia Player of the Month in December
  • Ranked first on the team in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage
  • Scored in double figures in 33 of 34 games, including 30 games of 20 or more points, 12 games of 30 or more, and 3 games of 40 or more
  • Scored a season-high 46 points on January 14 vs. Shandong
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 21 occasions, including a season-high 21on December 27 vs. Shandong
  • Recorded 21 double-doubles, and one 20-point, 20-rebound game
  • Handed out a season-high 9 assists vs. Sichuan on December 20

2015-16 [Yakin Dogu—Turkey (KBSL)] 

  • Scored in double figures on 21 occasions, and 20 or more points 4 times
  • Scored a season-high 24 points on 2 occasions
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 7 occasions
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists on 2 occasions
  • Recorded 6 point-rebound, double-doubles

2014-15 [Galatasaray—Turkey (KBSL)] 

  • Helped Galatasaray to the Turkish President Cup Championship Game
  • Won the TKBL regular season championship
  • Led the team in field goal percentage and was third in scoring

2014-15 [Galatasaray—Turkey (EuroLeague)] 

  • Advanced to the EuroLeague Quarterfinals
  • Scored in double figures on 4 occasions, including 2 games of 21 points
  • Had 1 double-double—21 points and 12 rebounds vs. Dynamo Kursk on January 21
  • Finished second on the team in rebounding and third in field goal percentage

2013-14 [Galatasaray—Turkey (KBSL)] 

  • Helped Galatasaray to the Turkish President Cup Championship
  • Won the TKBL regular season championship
  • Ranked second on the team in rebounding and field goal percentage
  • Scored in double figures on 20 occasions, including a season-high 25 vs. TED Ankara on February 1
  • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds on 5 occasions, including a season-high 16 on February 15 vs. Canik BLD

2013-14 [Galatasaray—Turkey (EuroLeague)] 

  • Helped Galatasaray to the EuroLeague Championship
  • Ranked second on the team in rebounding and first in field goal percentage
  • Scored in double figures on 9 occasions including a season-high 21-point effort vs. Kayseri Kaski on April 9
  • Grabbed a season-high 9 rebounds on 2 occasions

 

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
2013-14 Galatasaray KBSL 35 683 142 252 .563 1 1 1.000 62 94 .660 73 141 214 25 15 10 71 75 347 9.9
2013-14 Galatasaray EL 19 431 81 156 .519 0 0 —- 30 444 .682 42 69 111 11 11 3 41 44 192 10.1
2014-15 Galatasaray KBSL 22 477 101 179 .564 0 1 .000 43 65 .662 33 84 117 31 7 4 46 51 244 11.1
2014-15 Galatasaray EL 13 308 49 103 .476 0 0 —- 19 34 .559. 23 39 62 11 10 3 24 30 117 9.0
2015-16 Yakin Doku KBSL 26 841 158 366 .432 1 16 .063 46 73 .630 56 155 211 64 17 7 69 76 363 14.0
2016-17 Liaoning WCBA 34 1220 397 720 .551 2 13 .154 138 200 .690 114 274 388 110 36 10 107 81 932 27.4
2017-18 Napoli A1 4 87 14 35 .400 0 1 .000 6 12 .500 2 18 20 8 4 1 5 7 34 8.5
2018-19 CCC Polkowice POL 3 51 15 27 .714 0 0 —- 7 9 .778 4 9 13 4 1 0 8 6 37 12.3
2018-19 CCC Polkowice EL 2 53 7 19 .368 1 1 1.000 0 2 .000 3 6 9 3 2 0 2 2 15 7.5
2018-19 Cukurova KBSL                                          
2018-19 Cukurova EL
Turkish League (KBSL)
Chinese League (WCBA) 34 1220 397 720 .551 2 13 .154 138 200 .690 114 274 388 110 36 10 107 81 932 27.4
Italian League (A1) 4 87 14 35 .400 0 1 .000 6 12 .500 2 18 20 8 4 1 5 7 34 8.5
Polish League 3 51 15 27 .714 0 0 —- 7 9 .778 4 9 13 4 1 0 8 6 37 12.3
EuroLeague 34 792 137 278 .492 1 1 1.000 49 80 .613 68 114 182 25 23 6 67 76 324 9.5
EuroCup                                          
Totals

 

USA BASKETBALL

  • Helped the U.S. to the U19 FIBA World Championship gold medal in 2009, scoring in double figures 7 times, including 18 points vs. Spain in the championship game on August 2
  • Was the second leading scorer for the United States at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in 2008

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
2008 U18 5 74 20 48 .417 0 0 —- 13 24 .542 11 22 33 4 1 5 6 53 10.6
2009 U19 WC 9 158 50 96 .521 0 0 —- 11 19 .579 12 30 42 6 6 3 19 111 12.2
Totals 14 232 70 144 .486 0 0 —- 24 43 .558 23 52 75 10 7 8 25 164 11.7

 

COLLEGE

Redshirt Junior (Texas A&M, 2012-13)

  • Named AP Third-Team All-American
  • Named WBCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • Named to the All-SEC First Team
  • Named SEC Tournament MVP
  • Was a Top-15 Finalist for the Wooden award
  • Scored the fourth most points in a season in program history
  • Ranked third in the SEC in scoring, and first in field goal percentage
  • Grabbed the second most rebounds in Texas A&M single-season history, and ranked second in the SEC in rebounding
  • Scored a career-high 33 points vs. Old Dominion
  • Grabbed an Aggie Reed Arena-record 17 rebounds vs. Ole Miss in February

Redshirt Sophomore (Texas A&M, 2011-12)

  • Named Big-12 Newcomer Of The Year
  • Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Named to the Big-12 All-Tournament Team
  • Ranked third in the Big 12 and 19th nationally in field goal percentage
  • Ranked fifth in the Big 12 with 3.1 offensive rebounds per game
  • Led the team in rebounding and finished second in scoring
  • Scored in double figures on 25 occasions
  • Recorded 5 double-doubles
  • Led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 17 times

Sophomore (Teas A&M, 2010-11)

  • Did Not Play–Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules

Freshman (South Carolina, 2009-10)

  • Led the SEC and ranked 49th in the nation in rebounding
  • Ranked 8th in the SEC in scoring average
  • Leading SEC freshman in scoring and rebounding
  • Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 23, Jan. 18, Feb. 7)
  • Shot 46.4 percent in league play, 10th-best in the SEC
  • Led the team in scoring 10 times and rebounding 20 times
  • Recorded 9 double-doubles
  • Scored a season-high 32 points, and picked up a season-high 5 steals, at Clemson on November 19
  • Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds vs. Boston on December 28

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
2009-10 South Carolina SEC 29 27 862 164 367 .447 1 4 .250 77 116 .664 82 186 268 28 25 19 90 77 406 14.0
2010-11 Texas A&M Big 12
2011-12 Texas A&M Big 12 35 31 839 179 344 .520 0 3 .000 59 99 .596 108 132 240 44 39 23 83 100 417 11.9
2012-13 Texas A&M Big 12 35 35 1061 244 431 .566 3 3 1.000 91 142 .641 111 215 326 77 29 18 98 76 582 16.6
Totals 99 93 2762 587 1142 .514 4 10 .400 227 357 .636 301 533 834 149 93 60 271 253 1405 14.2

 

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Earned four letters for Coach Doug Lechtenberger’s Dulles Vikings
  • Was a consensus All-American after averaging 19.2 points and 8.7 rebounds as a senior
  • Named 2009 McDonald’s John Wooden National High School Player of the Year
  • Made three appearances on the Parade All-America team
  • Earned Texas District 23-5A MVP as a junior and senior
  • Named Texas District 23-5A Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and was the District Newcomer of the Year as a freshman
  • Was a three-time Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State and All-Region selection
  • Earned All-Region honors from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all four years of her career, also claiming All-State honors from the organization in her final three seasons
  • Finished her high school career with 2,516 points, 1,315 rebounds, 263 assists, 236 steals and 244 blocked shots
  • Guided her team to 30+ wins each of her last three seasons

 

PERSONAL

  • Kelsey Reneé Bone is the daughter of Kim Courville-Williams and Warren Bone
  • She has two younger siblings—a brother, Donovan Williams, and sister, Lindsey Bone
  • Her father, Warren, and uncle, Lance Courville, played college football at Texas Southern
  • Her uncle, Britt Courville, and aunt, Janinne Courville, competed in track and field at Texas Southern and University of Houston respectively

 

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