Lady Grooms

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Lady Grooms
Personal information
Born (1970-09-12) September 12, 1970 (age 47)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
College Georgia (1989–1992)
WNBA draft 1997 / Round: Initial allocation
Selected by the Utah Starzz
Playing career 1997–2004
Position Guard
Number 27
Career history
1997 Utah Starzz
19982004 Sacramento Monarchs

Lady Grooms (born September 12, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player, who was one of the 16 original WNBA players allocated to the teams in the new league's Initial Player Allocation draft (as Lady Hardmon). After a college career at the University of Georgia, she played 8 WNBA seasons and had career averages of 4.6 points and 2.1 rebounds per game, scoring over 1,000 career points and 500 career rebounds.[1]

Georgia 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% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
89 Georgia 30 214 48.5% 63.4% 4.0 1.5 0.8 0.2 7.1
90 Georgia 29 410 49.8% 69.7% 5.7 3.9 2.0 0.1 14.1
91 Georgia 32 413 46.8% 64.7% 4.4 3.0 1.9 0.0 12.9
92 Georgia 30 361 43.1% 63.6% 3.8 6.0 2.0 0.2 12.0
Career Georgia 121 1397 46.9% 65.6% 4.4 3.6 1.7 0.1 11.5

WNBA career[edit]

1997: Utah Starzz
1998–2004: Sacramento Monarchs

Grooms currently is head coach of the girls basketball team at Greater Atlanta Christian in Norcross, Ga. Grooms previously coached the varsity girls basketball team at Arlington Christian School in Fairburn, Georgia. In her first two seasons coaching the team, it won the state title each year in the GISA. Grooms has won awards as state and regional coach of the year.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lady Grooms - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA". WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA. Retrieved 2017-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Georgia Media Guide". Retrieved 2017-09-07.