Stephanie Talbot

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Stephanie Talbot
Stephanie Talbot.jpg
No. 8 – Phoenix Mercury
PositionForward
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1994-06-15) 15 June 1994 (age 24)
Katherine, Northern Territory
NationalityAustralian
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
WNBA draft2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Phoenix Mercury
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2011–2014Adelaide Lightning
2014–2016Canberra Capitals
2016–presentGorzów Wielkopolski
2017–presentPhoenix Mercury
Career highlights and awards

Stephanie Talbot (born 15 June 1994) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Biography[edit]

Talbot is a current member of the Australian Women's basketball training squad. She is considered one of the brightest prospects in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL), winning the 2013 Betty Watson Rookie of the Year award.[1] In accepting her award, Talbot was asked what she had learned from playing with Olympians Suzy Batkovic, Laura Hodges and Jennifer Screen, and she replied "Shitloads".[2]

Talbot was a member of the bronze medal winning team at the 2013 World Junior Championship held in Lithuania.[3] At that tournament, Talbot was named to the World Championships All-Star Five. At other official senior FIBA tournaments, Talbot has played for the Opals at the 2015 Oceania Women’s Championship and the 2016 Olympic Games.[4]

In 2014, Talbot nominated for the WNBA draft, where she was selected in the third round (33rd overall) by the Phoenix Mercury.[5] Talbot opted to play for the Canberra Capitals for the WNBL 2014/15 season.[6] In 2017, the Phoenix Mercury re-acquired Talbot.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Basketball Australia. Player: Stephanie Talbot. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  2. ^ Nagy, Boti (25 March 2013). NBL/WNBL – All the Winners. Basketball On The Internet. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  3. ^ FIBA Archive. 2013 Under 19 Championship for Women. Event Standings. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  4. ^ FIBA Archive. Players: Stephanie Talbot. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  5. ^ WNBA Enterprises, LLC. WNBA Draft Board 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  6. ^ Tuxworth, Jon (14 May 2014). Canberra Capitals sign Adelaide WNBL star Stephanie Talbot. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  7. ^ Phoenix Mercury Signs Olympian Stephanie Talbot

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