Jasmine Thomas (basketball)

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Jasmine Thomas
Jasmine Thomas WNBA.jpg
No. 6 – Connecticut Sun
Position Point guard
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1989-09-30) September 30, 1989 (age 27)
Fairfax, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Listed weight 145 lb (66 kg)
Career information
High school Oakton (Vienna, Virginia)
College Duke (2007–2011)
WNBA draft 2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Seattle Storm
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
20112012 Washington Mystics
2011–2012 Sika Brno
2012–2013 Vologda Chevakata
20132014 Atlanta Dream
2014–2015 Ormanspor
2015–present Connecticut Sun
2015–2016 Bnot Herzliya
2016–present Ramat Hasharon
Stats at WNBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jasmine Thomas (born September 30, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Connecticut Sun of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

College statistics[edit]

Source[1]

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
2007-08 Duke 35 277 35.1 24.7 60.4 2.8 2.3 1.5 0.9 7.9
2008-09 Duke 30 307 36.1 28.6 74.3 2.7 3.3 1.7 0.2 10.2
2009-10 Duke 36 577 38.7 35.6 79.1 4.3 4.1 2.8 0.2 16.0
2010-11 Duke 36 543 38.8 39.2 66.1 3.9 3.4 2.4 0.6 15.1
Career Duke 137 1704 37.6 71.5 3.4 3.3 2.1 0.5 12.4

USA Basketball[edit]

Thomas was selected as a member of the USA Women's U19 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia. The event was held in July and August 2007, when the USA team defeated Sweden to win the championship. She averaged 7.4 points per game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

WNBA[edit]

Thomas was selected in the first round of the 2011 WNBA Draft (12th overall) by the Seattle Storm.[3] Prior to her rookie season she was traded to the Washington Mystics on April 29, 2011 in a three-team trade deal; with the Indiana Fever receiving Erin Phillips and the Storm's third round draft pick, and the Storm receiving Katie Smith, Jacinta Monroe and the Fever's second round pick.[4] Thomas played for the Mystics for two seasons before being traded to the Atlanta Dream in 2013 in exchange for the Dream's two first round draft picks and a second round draft pick.[5] During her two-year stint with the Dream, Thomas made her first WNBA Finals appearance as the Dream advanced all the way to the 2013 WNBA Finals, where they got swept by the Minnesota Lynx. In 2015, Thomas re-signed with the Dream in free agency.[6] Months later, Thomas was traded to the Connecticut Sun in exchange for draft rights to Brittany Hrynko.[7]

In 2015, Thomas became the Sun's starting point guard and started in all 34 games for the first time in her career. In the 2016 season, she continued her role as the Sun's starting point guard; she achieved new career-highs in scoring, assists and field goal shooting. She averaged 11.7 ppg, 5.1 apg while shooting 40% from the field. In 2017, Thomas re-signed with the Sun in free agency.[8]

Overseas[edit]

In the 2011-12 WNBA off-season, Thomas played in Czech Republic for Sika Brno.[9] In the 2012-13 WNBA off-season, Thomas played in Russia for Vologda Chevakata.[10] In the 2014-15 WNBA off-season, Thomas played in Turkey for Ormanspor.[11] In the 2015-16 WNBA off-season, Thomas played in Israel for Bnot Herzliya.[12] As of August 2016, Thomas signed with Ramat Hasharon of the Israeli League for the 2016-17 WNBA off-season.[13]

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