Nakia Sanford

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Nakia Sanford
WNBA's Free agent
Born (1976-10-05) October 5, 1976 (age 38)
Lithonia, Georgia
Nationality United States American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College Kansas
WNBA career 2003–present
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Washington Mystics (2003–2010)
Phoenix Mercury (2011-2012)
Seattle Storm (2013)

Nakia Sanford (born May 10, 1976 in Lithonia, Georgia) is a professional women's basketball center most recently with the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).[1]

College career[edit]

Sanford finished her career at Kansas ranked fourth all-time rebounder (832) and shot-blocker (89).

WNBA career[edit]

Sanford was not drafted. She was signed by the Washington Mystics before the 2003 WNBA season. During her first three season, she saw limited action. It was not until the 2006 WNBA season that Sanford began to show progress as a player. She set career highs for all her stats in 2006, including rebounds per game (6.0) and field goal percentage (52%). In 2007, she set new career highs averaging 7 rebounds and 11 points per game. She saw decreased playing time during the 2008 WNBA season, however.


  1. ^ Nakia Sanford.