Andrea Stinson

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Andrea Stinson
Medal record
Women’s Basketball
Competitor for the  United States
Pan American Games
Bronze 1991 Havana Team Competition
Jones Cup
Gold 1992 Jones Cup Taipei, Taiwan Team Competition

Andrea Stinson (born November 25, 1967) is a retired professional basketball player from the United States, playing from 1998–2005 for the Charlotte Sting and the Detroit Shock. Coached for hopewell high school JV lady titans softball team.

Early life[edit]

Andrea originally went to North Mecklenburg High School in Huntersville, North Carolina. Andrea was selected as the female player of the year for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association in 1986–87.[1] The Charlotte Observer named her North Carolina Miss Basketball in 1987.[2] She played college basketball for North Carolina State University. She finished her NC State career third in scoring (2,136), third in field goals (917), third in steals (286), sixth in assists (402) and sixth in blocked shots (84).[3]

USA Basketball[edit]

Stinson played with the USA team at the 1991 Pan American Games. The team finished with a record of 4–2, but managed to win the bronze medal. The USA team lost a three point game to Brazil, then responded with wins over Argentina and Cuba, earning a spot in the medal round. The next game was a rematch against Cuba, and this time the team from Cuba won a five point game. The USA beat Canada easily to won the bronze. Stinson averaged 3.0 points per game.[4]

Stinson was named to the USA team competing in the 1992 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan. The team won all eight games and won the gold medal. Stinson averaged 11.1 points per game, second highest on the team.[5]

Career highlight[edit]

  • Three-time Italian League All-Star for Parma (1994–95), Cesena (1995–96) and Thiene (1996–97)
  • Only player in the league with 400 points, 125 rebounds and 120 assists in 1997 and 1998
  • Became the fourth player in league history to score 2,000 career points in 2001
  • Named to the Eastern Conference All-Star Team in 2001

WNBA career[edit]

Overseas career[edit]

Coaching Career[edit]

  • 2013- : Head Coach, Newton-Conover High School Lady Red Devils


  1. ^ "NCHSAA Athletes Of The Year". North Carolina High School Athletic Association. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mr. and Ms. Basketballs through the years". The Charlotte Observer. April 5, 2012. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2010 ACC Women's Basketball Legends: Andrea Stinson, NC State". Women's Basketball. The Atlantic Coast Conference. February 19, 2010. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "ELEVENTH PAN AMERICAN GAMES -- 1991". USA Basketball. Retrieved 24 Oct 2013. 
  5. ^ "1992 WOMEN'S R. WILLIAM JONES CUP". USA Basketball. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 

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