Chioma Nnamaka

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Chioma Nnamaka
Personal information
Born (1985-06-15) June 15, 1985 (age 31)
Uppsala, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Career information
High school Fryshusets Kunskaps Centrum
College Georgia Institute of Technology
WNBA draft 2008 / Undrafted / Pick: 21st
Selected by the San Antonio Silver Stars

Chioma Nnamaka (born June 15, 1985 in Uppsala, Sweden) is a Swedish professional female basketball player and a member of Sweden women's national basketball team.

High school and college[edit]

Nnamaka attended high school at Fryshusets Kunskaps Centrum. Playing basketball, she helped her team to win the Swedish Championship on three occasions. Nnamaka then went to the United States to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology. She made the Dean's list studying International Affairs, and played basketball for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's basketball team.[1]

Georgia Tech statistics[edit]

Source[2]

Legend
  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 APG SPG BPG PPG
2004-05 Georgia Tech 27 344 35.0 33.6 79.4 4.6 1.3 1.0 0.3 12.7
2005-06 Georgia Tech 29 360 41.3 36.5 74.6 5.2 1.0 1.1 0.1 12.4
2006-07 Georgia Tech 33 429 39.6 36.3 71.4 4.7 1.5 1.1 0.2 13.0
2007-08 Georgia Tech 31 460 40.9 38.7 76.2 3.9 1.3 1.7 0.1 14.8
Career Georgia Tech 120 1593 39.2 36.7 76.2 4.6 1.3 1.2 0.2 13.3

WNBA[edit]

Nnamaka was selected 21st overall in the 2008 WNBA Draft by the San Antonio Silver Stars with their first pick. She was the highest draft pick ever chosen from Georgia Tech. She was then traded on the same day to the expansion team Atlanta Dream, where she completed her rookie season.[1] On January 14, 2009 Nnamaka was waived from the roster.[3]

Honors and activities[edit]

  • Co-Captain of Georgia Institute of Technology Women’s Basketball Team (2006-present)
  • All Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman Team (2004)
  • Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the week (December 2004)
  • Most Valuable Player of the Swedish Championship (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chioma Nnamaka". Sports Pundit. Retrieved January 24, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Dream Waives Chioma Nnamaka and Ann Strother

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