Andrea Lloyd-Curry

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Andrea Lloyd-Curry
Personal information
Full name Andrea Lane Lloyd
Born September 2, 1965 (1965-09-02) (age 49)
Moscow, Idaho, U.S.

Andrea Lane Lloyd (born September 2, 1965 in Moscow, Idaho)[1] is an American former professional basketball player, a 2007 inductee into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame,[2] and previous television analyst for the Minnesota Lynx. Currently she is working as a television analyst for the MTN sports network with the Mountain West Conference.

Lloyd attended college at University of Texas, after graduating from Moscow Senior High School, Moscow, Idaho in 1983.

USA Basketball[edit]

Lloyd played for the USA World University Games team in Kobe, Japan in 1985. The team brought home a silver medal, after falling to the USSR. The team trailed by 18 points at one time, mounted a come-back attempt but fell short, losing 87–81. Lloyd averaged 6.0 points per game.[3]

She won gold at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea, as a member of the US Women's Basketball Team. She was also a member of the USA team for the Pan American Games in both 1987 and 1991, winning gold and bronze medals, respectively.[4][5]

Lloyd was named to the USA national team and competed in the 1994 World Championships, held in June of 1994 in Sydney, Australia. The team was coached by Tara VanDerveer, and won their first six games, when they faced Brazil. In a closely contested, high scoring game, Brazil hit ten of ten free throws in the final minute to secure a 110–107 victory. The USA won a close final game against Australia 100–95 to earn the bronze medal. Lloyd averaged 8.3 points per game.[6]

Professional career[edit]

She began her WNBA career with the Minnesota Lynx in 1999.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrea Lloyd". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 
  2. ^ "WBHOF Inductees". WBHOF. Retrieved 2009-08-01. 
  3. ^ "Thirteenth World University Games -- 1985". USA Basketball. Retrieved 28 Apr 2014. 
  4. ^ "USA Basketball: All-Time USA Basketball Women's Roster // L". Retrieved August 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Eleventh Pan American Games -- 1991". USA Basketball. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  6. ^ "Twelvth [sic] World Championship for Women -- 1994". USA Basketball. Retrieved 28 Apr 2014.