August 27, 1982 |
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Narbonne (Harbor City, California)|
|WNBA draft||2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Fever|
|2011–2013||Los Angeles Sparks|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Ebony Vernice Hoffman (born August 27, 1982 in Los Angeles, California) is a professional basketball player. She played and won the championship with Fenerbahçe İstanbul in Turkey. She currently plays for Beşiktaş İstanbul in Turkey. She also played for Polisportiva Ares Ribera in Italy and TEO Vilnius in Lithuania, Ramat Hasharon in Israel.
Hoffman played for Narbonne High School in Harbor City, California, where she was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2000 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored nine points.
College and professional
Hoffman was a member of the USA Women's U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. The event was held in July 2000, when the USA team defeated Cuba to win the championship. Hoffman helped the team win all five games, scoring 6.8 points per game.
Hoffman was invited to the USA Basketball Women's National Team training camp in the fall of 2009. The team selected to play for the 2010 FIBA World Championship and the 2012 Olympics is usually chosen from these participants. At the conclusion of the training camp, the team will travel to Ekaterinburg, Russia, where they compete in the 2009 UMMC Ekaterinburg International Invitational.
In Popular Culture
- WNBA.com: Ebony Hoffman profile
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzRe5wtmsVM Ebony Hoffman Ancestry Reveal
- "WBCA High School All-America Game Box Scores". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Retrieved 29 Jun 2014.
- "FOURTH WOMEN'S JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TEAM -- 2000". USA Basketball. Retrieved 8 Feb 2014.
- "USA Basketball Women's National Team To Tip-Off Training Tomorrow In D.C.". USA Basketball. Retrieved 2009-10-01.
- "Ebony Hoffman". IMDB.com. Retrieved 7 January 2015.