April Sykes

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April Sykes
Personal information
Born (1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 25)
Starkville, Mississippi
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Career information
High school East Oktibbeha County
(Crawford, Mississippi)
College Rutgers (2008–2012)
WNBA draft 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Sparks
Pro career 2012–present
Position Guard / Forward
Career history
2012 Los Angeles Sparks
Stats at WNBA.com

April Sykes (born July 30, 1990 in Starkville, Mississippi) is an American professional basketball player most recently with the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.[1]

USA Basketball[edit]

Sykes was selected to represent the USA at the 2011 Women's Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico. The USA team lost their first two games in close contests, losing to Argentina 58–55 and Puerto Rico 75–70. The team rebounded to win their games against Mexico and Jamaica, but the 2–2 overall record left them in seventh place. Sykes averaged 9.0 points per game.[2]


  1. ^ "April Sykes". WNBA. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "SIXTEENTH PAN AMERICAN GAMES -- 2011". USA Basketball. Retrieved 4 May 2014.