Anna DeForge

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Anna DeForge
Personal information
Born (1976-04-14) April 14, 1976 (age 42)
Iron Mountain, Michigan
NationalityAmerican / Montenegrin
Listed height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High schoolNiagara (Niagara, Wisconsin)
CollegeNebraska (1994–1998)
WNBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career1998–2015
Career history
1998San Jose Lasers
2000Detroit Shock
2002Kansas City Legacy
2003Chicago Blaze
2003–2005Phoenix Mercury
2005–2008TS Wisła Can-Pack Kraków
2006–2007Indiana Fever
2008Minnesota Lynx
2009Detroit Shock
2009–2010Beşiktaş JK
2011–2012TED Kayseri
2012–2013USK Praha
2015TTT Riga
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Anna Louise DeForge (born April 14, 1976) is an American professional female basketball player who most recently played for the Detroit Shock in the WNBA.[1] She is the first player from the University of Nebraska to ever play in the WNBA. After finding little success and playing time for several WNBA teams, she finally earned a spot on a WNBA All-Star team in 2004.[2] She was one of the players selected to play in the historic WNBA vs. USA Basketball Game.

On February 3, 2006, she was traded to the Indiana Fever from the Phoenix Mercury in exchange for Kelly Miller.

On February 19, 2008 DeForge signed on with the Minnesota Lynx.[3]

On February 27, 2009 DeForge signed on with the Beşiktaş Istanbul.

Nebraska statistics[edit]


  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG PPG
1994-95 Nebraska 27 339 41.2% 33.3% 67.3% 6.9 12.6
1995-96 Nebraska 29 420 43.0% 30.9% 82.0% 6.8 14.5
1996-97 Nebraska 28 489 46.0% 38.5% 78.1% 5.8 17.5
1997-98 Nebraska 33 611 40.9% 32.5% 77.5% 7.9 18.5
Career 117 1859 42.7% 33.4% 77.3% 6.9 15.9


Born to Rosemary and Roger DeForge in Iron Mountain, Michigan, she played at Niagara High School in Niagara, Wisconsin. DeForge majored in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska.

Career highlights[edit]


  1. ^ "Anna DeForge - - Official Site of the WNBA". - Official Site of the WNBA. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  2. ^ "MERCURY: DeForge Named to WNBA All-Star Team". Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  3. ^ "Lynx: Lynx Sign Anna DeForge". Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  4. ^ "Nebraska Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-10-08.

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