Tan White

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Tan White
WNBA's Minnesota Lynx  – No. 5
Guard / Forward
Born (1982-09-27) 27 September 1982 (age 32)
Tupelo, Mississippi
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Listed weight 154 lb (70 kg)
College Mississippi State
WNBA draft 2nd overall, 2005
Indiana Fever
WNBA career 2005–present
Profile WNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Indiana Fever (2005–2008)
Connecticut Sun (2009–2013)
Minnesota Lynx (2014–present)

LaTanya "Tan" Chantella White, born September 27, 1982 in Tupelo, Mississippi, is a professional basketball player of the WNBA, playing for the Minnesota Lynx. White is 5'7" (1.70 m) tall and weighs 154 lb (70 kg). She received the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award from the Women's Basketball Coaches Association as the best senior player under 5 ft 8 in (1.7 m) in 2005.[1]

WNBA career[edit]

White was selected by the Indiana Fever in the first round (2nd pick overall) of the 2005 WNBA Draft. White was waived by the Fever before the 2009 WNBA season began. Three weeks into the season, she was signed by the Connecticut Sun. She was signed by the Minnesota Lynx prior to the 2014 season.[2]

International career[edit]

White played Fenerbahçe Istanbul in 2005-06 season where she was a fan favorite for the club.

  • 2005-2006: Turkey Fenerbahçe Istanbul


  1. ^ "Frances Pomeroy Naismith". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 30 Jun 2014. 
  2. ^ Minnesota Lynx sign Guard Tan White

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