Tamara James

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Tamara James
Personal information
Born (1984-06-13) June 13, 1984 (age 33)
Dania, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 158 lb (72 kg)
Career information
High school South Broward (Hollywood, Florida)
College Miami (Florida) (2002–2006)
WNBA draft 2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall
Selected by the Washington Mystics
Playing career 2006–present
Position Small forward
Career history
2006–2007 Washington Mystics

Tamara James (born June 13, 1984) is an American basketball former player, formerly of the WNBA's Washington Mystics. She is an alumna of the University of Miami, where she majored in liberal arts with a concentration in theater studies. James was selected by the Mystics in the first round, eighth overall pick in the 2006 WNBA Draft. James spent 9 years as a professional basketball player, mostly overseas in Israel. In Israel, James won 2 Cup Championships and 1 League Championship. She had a son in 2011. On November 8, 2016, James was elected Mayor of Dania Beach, the oldest community in Broward County, Florida.[1]

Miami (Florida) 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% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2002-03 Miami (Florida) 31 650 51.6 32.8 76.0 7.9 1.6 1.8 0.5 21.0
2003-04 Miami (Florida) 28 464 50.0 37.9 76.6 4.6 2.6 2.0 0.6 16.6
2004-05 Miami (Florida) 29 647 48.0 32.8 77.0 6.9 2.0 2.6 0.4 22.3
2005-06 Miami (Florida) 30 645 48.6 38.7 83.0 7.8 2.3 3.1 0.4 21.5
Career Miami (Florida) 118 2406 49.5 36.0 78.3 6.8 2.1 2.4 0.5 20.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former UM basketball player Tamara James elected Dania Beach mayor". miamiherald. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 6 October 2015. 

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