Andrea Lloyd-Curry

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Andrea Lloyd-Curry
Medal record
Women’s basketball
Competitor for the  United States
World University Games
Gold 1985 World University Games Kobe, Japan Team Competition
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul Team competition
Pan American Games
Gold 1987 Indianapolis Team competition
Bronze 1991 Havana Team competition
FIBA World Championship for Women
Bronze 1994 World Championships Sydney Team Competition

Andrea Lloyd (born September 2, 1965) is a former professional basketball player, a 2007 inductee into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame,[1] and previous television analyst for the Minnesota Lynx. Currently she is working as a television analyst for the MTN sports network with the Mountain West Conference.

Lloyd-Curry attended college at University of Texas, after graduating from Moscow Sr. High School, Moscow, ID in 1983.

USA Basketball[edit]

Lloyd played for the USA World University Games team in Kobe, Japan in 1985. The team brought home a silver medal, after falling to the USSR. The team trailed by 18 points at one time, mounted a come-back attempt but fell short, losing 87–81. Lloyd averaged 6.0 points per game.[2]

She won gold at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea, as a member of the US Women's Basketball Team. She was also a member of the USA team for the Pan American Games in both 1987 and 1991, winning gold and bronze medals, respectively.[3][4]

Lloyd was named to the USA national team and competed in the 1994 World Championships, held in June of 1994 in Sydney, Australia. The team was coached by Tara VanDerveer, and won their first six games, when they faced Brazil. In a closely contested, high scoring game, Brazil hit ten of ten free throws in the final minute to secure a 110–107 victory. The USA won a close final game against Australia 100–95 to earn the bronze medal. Lloyd averaged 8.3 points per game.[5]

Professional career[edit]

She began her WNBA career with the Minnesota Lynx in 1999.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "WBHOF Inductees". WBHOF. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  2. ^ "THIRTEENTH WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES -- 1985". USA Basketball. Retrieved 28 Apr 2014. 
  3. ^ "USA Basketball: All-Time USA Basketball Women's Roster // L". Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "ELEVENTH PAN AMERICAN GAMES -- 1991". USA Basketball. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  5. ^ "TWELVTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOMEN -- 1994". USA Basketball. Retrieved 28 Apr 2014.