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|WNBA's Indiana Fever – No. 43|
|Born||August 9, 1983|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||182 lb (83 kg)|
|Draft||14th overall, 2005
San Antonio Silver Stars
|San Antonio Silver Stars (2005–2006)
Seattle Storm (2007–2008)
Chicago Sky (2009)
Indiana Fever (2011)
Shyra Ely (born August 9, 1983) is an American basketball player who last played in the WNBA for the Chicago Sky. The 6–2 power forward had originally played for two seasons with the San Antonio Silver Stars. She was selected with the 14th overall pick in the 2005 WNBA Draft in the second round, out of Tennessee.
Ely played for Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she was named a WBCA All-American. She was also recognized as the 2001 Indiana Miss Basketball award winner. She participated in the 2001 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored two points.
Through three seasons in the league, she has scored 245 points, and has collected 132 rebounds, 48 assists, 17 steals, and 5 blocks. She scored a career high 15 points, in the 2005 season, against the Phoenix Mercury.