Anna DeForge

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Anna DeForge
Born (1976-04-14) April 14, 1976 (age 39)
Iron Mountain, Michigan
Nationality American-Montenegrin
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 160 lb (73 kg)
College Nebraska
WNBA career 2000–2009
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Detroit Shock (2000)
Phoenix Mercury (2003–2005)
Indiana Fever (2006–2007)
Minnesota Lynx (2008)
Detroit Shock (2009)
Awards and honors
WNBA All-Star (2004, 2007)

Anna Louise DeForge (born April 14, 1976 in Iron Mountain, Michigan) is an American professional female basketball player who most recently played for the Detroit Shock in the WNBA. She is the first player from the University of Nebraska to ever play in the WNBA. After finding little success and playing time for several WNBA teams, she finally earned a spot on a WNBA All-Star team in 2004. She was one of the players selected to play in the historic WNBA vs. USA Basketball Game.

On February 3, 2006, she was traded to the Indiana Fever from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Kelly Miller.

On February 19, 2008 DeForge signed on with the Minnesota Lynx.

On February 27, 2009 DeForge signed on with the Beşiktaş Istanbul.


Born to Rosemary and Roger DeForge, she played at Niagara High School in Niagara, Wisconsin. DeForge majored in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska.

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