Jia Perkins

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Jia Perkins
WNBA's San Antonio Stars  – No. 7
Guard
Born (1982-02-23) February 23, 1982 (age 32)
Nationality United States American
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
College Texas Tech
Draft 35th overall, 2004
Charlotte Sting
WNBA career 2004–present
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Charlotte Sting (2004–2005)
Chicago Sky (2006–2010)
San Antonio Stars (2011–present)
Awards and honors
WNBA All-Star (2009)

Jia Dorene Perkins (born February 23, 1982) is an American professional basketball player. She currently plays the guard position for the San Antonio Stars in the Women's National Basketball Association. She attended Granbury High School in Granbury, Texas.

WNBA career[edit]

Perkins was selected by the Charlotte Sting with the 35th pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft. Perkins missed most of the season due to the birth of her daughter.

On November 16, 2005, Perkins was selected by the Chicago Sky in the expansion draft. She played in Chicago for five years and posted a career-best 17.0 points per game in 2008.

In 2009, Perkins was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a reserve.

Prior to the 2011 season, she was traded to the San Antonio Stars in exchange for Michelle Snow. The Silver Stars qualified for the playoffs and Perkins made her first career postseason appearance in 2011.

WNBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game
 PPG  Points per game  TO  Turnovers per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage  Bold  Career high League leader

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European career[edit]

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