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Riquna Williams's Bio

About Riquna Williams

 

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Instagram @_riqunawilliams_

 

WNBA TRANSACTIONS

April 16, 2012 Drafted by Tulsa in the second round (No. 17 overall) in the 2012 WNBA Draft
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March 1, 2016 Traded to Los Angeles, along with the sixth pick (Jonqel Jones) in the 2016 WNBA Draft, in exchange for Erin Phillips, the fifth pick in the 2016 Draft (Arial Powers) and the Sparks’ first round pick in the 2017 Draft (Sydney Wiese).
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Feb. 11, 2021 Signed by Las Vegas as an Unrestricted Free Agent

 

WNBA REGULAR SEASON CAREER

Career Highlights

  • WNBA All-Star (2015)
  • WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year (2013)
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team

2021 (Las Vegas)

  • Finished 5th in the league in three-point field goal percentage, and 22nd in field goal percentage
  • Led the team in scoring 3 times, in rebounding 1 time, and in assists 2 times
  • Scored in double figures 16 times, and 20 or more points 3 times
  • Scored a season-high 22 points at Chicago on September 17
  • Grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds at Los Angeles on June 30
  • Handed out a season-high 4 assists on 2 occasions
  • Recorded a season-high 3 steals at Phoenix on May 26

2020 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored in double figures on 12 occasions, including 3 games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 21 points on 2 occasions—vs. Minnesota on August 9 and vs. Indiana on August 15
  • Grabbed a season-high 4 rebounds on 2 occasions—vs. Dallas on September 2 and vs. Chicago on September 6
  • Handed out a season-high 4 assists vs. Connecticut on July 30
  • Recorded a season-high 3 steals vs. Phoenix on July 25

2019 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored in double figures on 12 occasions, including 4 games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 37 points vs. Las Vegas on August 31
  • Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds on 3 occasions
  • Handed out a season-high 4 assists on 2 occasions—at Minnesota on June 8, and at Indiana on July 12

2018 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored in double figures on 10 occasions, including a season-high 25 points vs. New York on June 24
  • Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds at Connecticut on August 19
  • Handed out a season-high 3 assists at Connecticut on May 24
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals at Minnesota on May 20

2017 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored in double figures on 8 occasions, including a season-high 15 points vs. Phoenix on June 18
  • Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds vs. Connecticut on July 13
  • Handed out a season-high 4 assists at Connecticut on June 27
  • Picked up a season-high 3 steals on 2 occasions—vs. Phoenix on June 18 and vs. Indiana on July 17

2016 (Los Angeles)

  • Sat out the season rehabbing a ruptured left Achilles tendon injury, suffered while playing in Dubai during the offseason

2015 (Tulsa)

  • Named to the Western Conference All-Star Team
  • Ranked 8th in the league in scoring, 3rd in made three-pointers, and tied for fourth in made free throws
  • Scored in double figures on 21 occasions, including 5 games of 20 or more points, and 3 games of 30 or more points
  • Scored a season-high 35 points on 2 occasions—vs. Minnesota on August 1, and vs. Atlanta on August 9
  • Grabbed a season-high 7 rebounds on 2 occasions—at Los Angeles on July 3, and at Indiana on July 15
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists vs. Phoenix on August 18
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals at Atlanta on July 7

2014 (Tulsa)

  • Missed 23 games with a knee injury
  • Scored in double figures on 3 occasions, including a season-high 27 points vs. Phoenix on May 30
  • Grabbed a season-high 4 rebounds on 2 occasions—vs. Minnesota on May 23, and at Phoenix on May 30
  • Handed out a season-high 3 assists vs. Minnesota on May 23
  • Picked up a career-high 5 steals vs Phoenix on June 6

2013 (Tulsa)

  • Named WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year
  • Set what was then the WNBA record for points in a game when she poured in 51 vs. San Antonio on September 8 (17-27 FGs, 8-14 3Gs, 9-9 FTs)
  • Tied what was then the WNBA record for made threes in a game with 8 vs. San Antonio on September 8
  • Ranked 5th in the league in free throw percentage
  • Scored in double figures on 17 occasions, including 9 games of 20 or more points
  • Grabbed a season-high 9 rebounds vs. Seattle on September 12
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists vs. New York on September 1
  • Picked up a season-high 4 steals at Atlanta on May 25

2012 (Tulsa)

  • Named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team
  • Scored in double figures on 18 occasions, including 3 games of 20 or more points, and a season-high 27 vs. Los Angeles on June 26
  • Grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds at Phoenix on September 14
  • Handed out a season-high 6 assists vs. Seattle on September 8
  • Picked up a season-high 5 steals on 2 occasions—vs. San Ant0nio on May 19, and at Los Angeles on May 29

WNBA POSTSEASON CAREER

2021 (Las Vegas)

  • Scored in double figures in 3 of 5 games including a career playoff-high 26 points vs. Phoenix on September 28
  • Grabbed a season playoff-high 4 rebounds on 2 occasions—vs. Phoenix on September 28 and vs Phoenix on October 8
  • Finished third on the team in scoring, first in field goal percentage and second in steals

2020 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored 2 points and picked up a steal in 10 minutes vs. Connecticut in the Sparks’ Second Round loss

2019 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored in double figures on 2 occasions including a playoff season-high 14 at Connecticut on September 19
  • Grabbed a playoff season-high 4 rebounds vs. Seattle on September 15, and vs. Connecticut on September 22
  • Handed out a playoff season-high 3 assists at Connecticut on September 17

2018 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored a playoff season-high 17 points, and grabbed a playoff season-high 3 rebounds vs. Minnesota on August 21

2017 (Los Angeles)

  • Scored a playoff season-high 7 points at Minnesota in Game 5 of the WNBA Finals on October 4

2016 (Los Angeles)

  • Team won WNBA Championship, but she missed the season rehabbing a ruptured left Achilles tendon injury

2015 (Tulsa)

  • Played in 1 of Tulsa’s 2 playoff games, scoring 2 points at Phoenix on September 17

 

ALL STAR 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
2015 Western (W)
1
0
22
1
8
.125
1
6
.167
0
0
—-
0
3
3
6
1
0
1
0
3
Totals 1 0 22 1 8 .125 1 6 .167 0 0 —- 0 3 3 6 1 0 1 0 3 3.0

 

RIQUNA WILLIAMS IN THE NEWS

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS CAREER

2020-21 [Ormanspor—Turkey (KBSL)]

2020-21 [Ormanspor—EuroCup (EC)]

2019-20 [Elazig—Turkey (KBSL)]

  • Led team in scoring, made three-pointers, free throw percentage, assists and steals, while finishing 2nd in three-point field goal percentage and 4th in rebounding

2018-19 [Hatay—Turkey (KBSL)]

  • Team finished 3rd in during the regular season
  • Won the Turkish President Cup
  • Finished 1st on the team in steals, 2nd in scoring and free throw percentage, and 3rd in assists

2018-19 [Hatay—EuroLeague (EL)]

  • Finished in 7th place in Group B
  • Led the team in scoring and free throw percentage while finishing 2nd in assists and made three-pointers, and 3rd in steals

2017-18 [ Vanezia—Italy (A1)]

  • Team finished second in the regular season, advancing to the league Semifinals as well as the Italian Cup Semifinals
  • Led the team in scoring, made three-pointers and free throw percentage, while finishing 2nd in steals and assists and 4th in rebounding

2017-18 [Vanezia—EuroCup (EC)]

  • Finished 6-0 in Group I, besting Hatay in the Semifinals, but losing to Galatasaray in the Finals.
  • Led the team in scoring, assists, steals and free throw percentage, while finishing 2nd in made three-pointers, and 4th in rebounding

2015-16 [Al Nasr Sports Club—Dubai ( )]

2013-14 [Ragusa—Italy (A1)]

  • Team finished in 2nd place during the regular season
  • Team adanced to the A1 Finals
  • Team made the Italaian Cup Semifinals
  • Finished 2nd on the team in scoring, rebounding and assists, while leading the team in made three-pointers

2012-13 [Good Angels—Slovakia (2 Liga)]

  • Finished 1st in the regular season
  • Won league championship
  • Won Slovakian Cup

2012-13 [Good Angels—EuroLeague (EL)]

  • Finished 1st in Group B
  • Took 2nd in Group A of Final 8
  • Lost to Fenerbahce in the Semifinals, and lost to Burges in the 3rd Place Game

 

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
2012-13 Good Angels 2 Liga
2012-13 Good Angels EL
2 57 12 21 .571 5 8 .625 0 0 —- 1 2 3 2 5 0 4 9 29 14.5
2013-14 Ragusa A1 26 751 132 329 .401 43 129 33.3 76 108 .704 26 156 182 36 55 8 57 70 383 14.7
2015-16 Al Nasr
2017-18 Venezia A1 25 623 108 264 .409 44 117 .376 79 91 .868 14 99 113 60 45 5 53 48 339 13.6
2017-18 Venezia
EC 14 361 65 158 .411 22 74 .297 34 36 .944 8 48 56 35 20 6 29 36 186 13.3
2018-19 Hatay KBSL 16 498 76 188 .404 33 90 .367 56 63 .889 17 41 58 53 34 6 37 43 241 15.1
2018-19 Hatay EL 7 250 41 112 .366 19 52 .365 26 28 .929 3 28 31 19 10 5 9 17 127 18.1
2019-20 Elazig KBSL 16 538 137 308 .444 48 120 .400 77 91 .846 16 74 90 66 24 3 54 48 399 24.9
2020-21 Ormanspor KBSL
2020-21 Ormanspor EC
Slovakian League (2 Liga)
Italian League (A1)
51 1374 240 593 .405 87 246 .354 155 199 .779 40 255 295 96 100 13 110 118 722 14.2
Turkish League (KBSL)
32 1036 213 496 .429 81 210 .386 133 154 .864 33 115 148 119 58 9 91 91 640 20.0
EuroCup (EC) 14 361 65 158 .411 22 74 .297 34 36 .944 8 48 56 35 20 6 29 36 186 13.3
EuroLeague (EL) 9 307 53 133 .398 24 60 .400 26 28 .929 4 30 34 21 15 5 13 26 156 17.3
Totals 106 3078 571 1380 .414 214 590 .363 348 417 .835 85 448 533 271 193 33 243 271 17004 16.1

 

COLLEGE

Career (Miami, 2008-12)

  • At the conclusion of her collegiate career, ranked 1st in Miami history in three pointers made and attempted, 5th in points, 8th in scoring average, made free throws and free throw percentage

Senior (Miami, 2011-12)

  • Named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team
  • Named to the All-ACC First Team
  • Named to the All-ACC Tournament Second Team
  • Named to the Wade, Naismith and Wooden Preseason Player of the Year Watch lists
  • Named ACC Player of the Week on Dec, 12
  • Scored a career-high 34 points, matching a career high with 8 made threes, vs. No. 5 Maryland on January 12

Junior (Miami, 2010-11)

  • Named to the All-America Second Team
  • Named to the All-ACC First Team
  • Led ACC, and ranked 11th in the nation in scoring
  • Ranked third in the ACC in steals per game, and 8th in free throw percentage
  • Tied school record for points scored in an NCAA Tournament game with 28 vs. Gardner-Webb on March 20
  • Led the team in scoring on 18 occasions
  • Named ACC Player of the Week on 4 occasions (Dec. 13, Dec. 27, Jan, 17, Jan. 31)
  • Tied her career high with 11 rebounds vs. Kennesaw State on November 12 and Lipscomb on January 1
  • Scored a season-high 33 points vs. Boston College on January 16

Sophomore (Miami, 2009-10)

  • Named to the WNIT All-Tournament Team
  • Named to the All-ACC Second Team
  • Led team and was second in ACC in scoring
  • Led the conference in made three pointers, setting a school record in the process (second most in ACC history)
  • Named ACC Player of the Week on 2 occasions
  • Set the school record with 8 made threes at CSU Bakersfield on November 15
  • Scored a career-high 34 points in season-opening win at UC Riverside on November 13
  • Scored a program-record 28 points in the ACC Tournament vs. Wake Forest on March 4, 2010

Freshman (Miami, 2011-12)

  • Scored a season-high 23 points vs. Clemson on December 5

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
2008-09 Miami ACC 26 6 78 261 .299 24 111 .216 47 61 .770 51 19 44 11 227 8.7
2009-10 Miami ACC 36 25 253 628 .403 106 294 .361 95 129 .736 152 62 64 17 707 19.6
2010-11 Miami ACC 33 33 251 632 .397 75 252 .298 140 181 .773 176 93 91 16 717 21.8
2011-12 Miami ACC 30 27 178 448 .397 67 183 .368 74 92 .804 103 77 71 20 497 16.6
Totals 125 91 760 1969 .324 272 839 .324 356 463 .769 482 251 270 64 2148 17.2

 

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Pahokee High School where she was elected team MVP and captain by teammates both junior and senior seasons
  • Was named First Team All-State during senior season
  • Scored a school record 55 points against the defending state champions and averaged 32.5 points per game as a senior
  • Has five letters in basketball, flag football and track and field
  • Named to the High School honor roll during senior year

 

PERSONAL

  • Born and raised in Pahokee, Florida
  • Majored in criminology
  • Grandmother is Shirley T. Williams and mother is Shirley Ann Williams
  • Has five siblings—one sister, Rikina Jones and brothers, Ricky Williams, Joshua Jones and Solomon Williams
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