Nikki Teasley

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Nikki Teasley
Personal information
Born (1979-03-22) March 22, 1979 (age 39)
Washington D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 169 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Saint John's Catholic Prep
(Buckeystown, Maryland)
College North Carolina (1997–2002)
WNBA draft 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Portland Fire
Playing career 2002–2009
Position Point guard
Number 42
Career history
2002–2005 Los Angeles Sparks
2006–2007 Washington Mystics
2008–2009 Atlanta Dream
2009 Detroit Shock
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

Nikki Teasley (born March 22, 1979) is a former basketball player in the WNBA.[1]

Born in Washington, D.C., she played college basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In the 2002 WNBA Draft, Teasley was selected as the #5 overall pick by the Portland Fire. But shortly afterwards, she was traded with Sophia Witherspoon to the Los Angeles Sparks for Ukari Figgs and second-round pick Gergana Slavtcheva.[2]

Teasley helped the Sparks win their second consecutive title by hitting a series-winning three-pointer in the final seconds.

On March 24, 2008, Teasley was waived by the Washington Mystics.

The Atlanta Dream signed Teasley in 2008 and she suited up for the 2009 season. Teasley was then waived for Ivory Latta.

North Carolina statistics[edit]

Source[3]

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
97-98 North Carolina 30 387 41.5% 35.9% 77.1% 3.5 5.5 1.9 0.1 12.9
98-99 North Carolina 36 555 41.3% 31.3% 68.7% 4.7 5.9 2.6 0.528 15.4
99-00 North Carolina 26 379 39.0% 31.7% 81.5% 4.0 6.2 2.3 0.192 14.6
01-02 North Carolina 33 501 36.7% 36.8% 86.3% 4.4 5.7 2.1 0.394 15.2
Career North Carolina 125 1822 39.6% 34.0% 77.9% 4.2 5.8 2.2 0.3 14.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nikki Teasley - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA". WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA. Retrieved 2017-09-16. 
  2. ^ TERRY, MIKE (2002-04-20). "Sparks' Trade Is Talk of the Draft". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-09-16. 
  3. ^ "North Carolina Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-09-14. 

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