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Position: 197cm / 6'6''
Born: 1982
Weight: 86kg / 189.2lbs

FULL GAME SALAMANCA V POLKO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiaHXJD6D_I

Outlook:

A very effective inside player, with huge international experience.

Career:

2002: Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA)
2003-2004: Universitat de Barcelona - FC Barcelona (Spain-LFB, starting five)
2004-2005: Universitat de Barcelona - FC Barcelona (Spain-LFB, starting five): 34 games: 13.8ppg, 9.3rpg, 1.3spg,
1.4bpg, 2FGP: 59.0%
2005-2006: Universitat de Barcelona - FC Barcelona (Spain-LFB, starting five): 25 games: Score-4(17.8ppg),
Reb-1(12.9rpg), 1.6spg, 1.9bpg, 2FGP-1(53.5%), FT: 61.1%
2006-2007: Ros Casares Valencia (Spain-LFB): Euroleague: 17 games: 8.0ppg, 4.5rpg, FGP: 59.6%, FT: 66.7%; Spanish
League: 24 games: 11.8ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 61.9%, FT: 71.7%
2007: Connecticut Sun (WNBA, starting five): Regular Season: 32 games: 4.3ppg, 3.0rpg; Play-Offs: 1 game: 0pts
2007-2008: Ros Casares Valencia (Spain-LFB), injured and back in Dec.'07: 23 games: 9.7ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.3spg, 1.0bpg,
2FGP: 54.0%, FT: 52.0%
2008: Atlanta Dream (WNBA): 12 games: 9.3ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.4spg, 1.8bpg, FGP: 58.5%, FT: 61.5%
2008-2009: Ros Casares Valencia (Spain-LFB, starting five): Euroleague: 12 games: 12.2ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.7spg, FGP:
53.7%, FT: 40.0%; Spanish League: 24 games: 13.8ppg, Reb-4(8.8ppg), 1.3spg, Blocks-3(1.3bpg), FGP: 60.6%, FT:
65.6%
2009: Atlanta Dream (WNBA, starting five): 36 games: 11.8ppg, Reb-2(9.0rpg), 1.1apg, 1.0spg, 1.3bpg, FGP: 52.9%, FT:
65.7%
2009-2010: Ros Casares Valencia (Spain-LFB, starting five): Spanish League: 30 games: 14.5ppg, Reb-2(9.6rpg),
1.2apg, 1.2spg, Blocks-1(1.4bpg), FGP-1(66.0%), 3PT-2(50.0%), FT: 50.6%; Euroleague: 16 games: 13.3ppg, 8.6rpg,
1.1apg, 1.7spg, Blocks-3(1.3bpg), FGP: 54.1%, FT: 63.0%
2010: Atlanta Dream (WNBA): 41 games: 12.0ppg, 8.3rpg, Blocks-5(1.4bpg), FGP: 56.0%, FT: 58.9%
2010-2011: Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca (Spain-LFB, starting five): Euroleague: 16 games: 12.6ppg, 7.7rpg, FGP:
52.6%, FT: 62.1%; Spanish League: 29 games: 13.6ppg, Reb-2(8.5rpg), 1.1spg, Blocks-3(1.1bpg), FGP: 54.4%, FT:
61.3%
2011: Atlanta Dream (WNBA): 37 games: 11.7ppg, 8.0rpg, 1.0apg, 1.1spg, Blocks-4(1.4bpg), FGP: 48.8%, FT: 63.1%
2011-2012: Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca (Spain-LFB, starting five): Euroleague: 11 games: 15.9ppg, 8.7rpg, FGP:
56.0%, FT: 73.5%; Spanish League: 24 games: 15.6ppg, Reb-5(9.9rpg), 1.3apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 52.6%, FT: 68.4%
2012: Atlanta Dream (WNBA, starting five): 18 games: 11.1ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.4apg, 1.2spg, Blocks-4(1.4bpg), FGP: 50.6%,
FT: 72.0%
2013: Sport Recife (Brazil-LBF, starting five): 8 games: Score-5(14.8ppg), Reb-1(11.5rpg), 2.1apg, 1.6spg,
Blocks-1(1.6bpg), FGP: 47.7%, FT: 69.6%
2013: Atlanta Dream (WNBA, starting five): 42 games: 12.5ppg, Reb-3(9.9rpg), 1.3apg, 1.3spg, 1.6bpg, FGP: 53.7%, FT:
67.0%
2014: Sport Club do Recife (LBF, starting five): 16 games: 11.8ppg, Reb-4(8.2rpg), Blocks-1(1.2bpg), FGP: 48.7%,
3PT-2(50.0%), FT: 53.7%
2014: Atlanta Dream (WNBA, starting five): 36 games: 13.7ppg, 8.4rpg, 1.1apg, 1.1spg, Blocks-5(1.4bpg), FGP: 54.7%,
FT: 69.1%
2014-2015: UNINASSAU/America (LBF, starting five): 23 games: 14.1ppg, Reb-4(9.0rpg), 1.6spg, Blocks-1(1.3bpg),
FGP: 58.3%, FT: 59.7%
2015: Atlanta Dream (WNBA): 17 games: 8.6ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.2apg, FGP: 45.9%, FT: 54.2%, in July moved to Chicago Sky
(WNBA): 36 games: 7.0ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.3apg, 1.2bpg, FGP: 47.7%, FT: 80.0%
2015-2016: Adana ASKI Mersin (Turkey-KBSL): Eurocup: 6 games: 7.3ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 46.2%, FT: 80.0%;
Turkish KBSL: 13 games: 12.5ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.5apg, 2FGP: 51.2%, FT: 69.8%, in Feb.'16 moved to UNINASSAU/America
de Recife (LBF): 15 games: Score-5(13.9ppg), Reb-1(12.5rpg), 1.1spg, Blocks-2(1.1bpg), FGP: 52.5%, FT: 55.9%
2016: Chicago Sky (WNBA): 36 games: 5.5ppg, 4.8rpg, FGP: 51.2%, FT: 76.3%
2016-2017: In Nov.'16 signed at Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca (Spain-LFB)
2017: San Antonio Silver Stars (WNBA, starting five)

Awards/Achievements:

WNBA Champion -02
Brazilian National Team -02-14, 16
World Championships in China -02
Olympic Games in Athens -04
Spanish LFB Champion - 05, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11
LFB Cup Semifinals -05
American Championships in Hato Mayor (Dominican Republic) -05 (Finalist)
Spanish LFB Regular Season Champion -06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11
Spanish LFB Finalist -06, 12
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB Player of the Year -06
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB Center of the Year -06, 09
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB Import Player of the Year -06, 09
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB 1st Team -06, 09, 11, 12
Eurobasket.com Spanish LFB All-Imports Team -06, 07, 09, 11, 12
Spanish LFB Supercup Winner -06, 08, 09, 11
Euroleague Finalist -07, 10
World Championships in Sao Paulo (Brazil) -06 (Semifinals)
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB 2nd Team -07, 10
Euroleague Quarterfinals -08, 09
Spanish LFB Cup Winner -09, 10, 12(MVP), 17
WNBA All-Star Game -09, 14
WNBA Eastern Conference Regular Season Runner-Up -09, 13, 15, 16
Eurobasket.com All-Euroleague Honorable Mention -10, 12
WNBA Finalist -10, 11, 13
World Championships in Czech Republic -10: 8 games: Score-5(16.6ppg), Reb-1(12.0rpg), 1.6apg, 1.3spg,
Blocks-3(1.5bpg), FGP: 53.3%, FT: 57.6%
Eurobasket.com All-World Championships Best Defensive Player -10
Eurobasket.com All-Europe 2nd Team 2010
Eurobasket.com All-Europe Honorable Mention 2011
Eurobasket.com All-World Championships 1st Team -10
Euroleague Champion -11
Eurobasket.com All-Spanish LFB Defensive Player of the Year -11
Spanish LFB Cup Semifinals -11
Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas Best Player -11
Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas Best Center -11
Latinbasket.com All-FIBA Americas 1st Team -11
FIBA Americas in Neiva Huila (Colombia) -11 (Gold): 6 games: Score-5(16.2ppg), Reb-4(8.0rpg), 1.8apg, 1.2spg, FGP:
54.9%, FT: 79.2%
Panamerican Games in Guadalajara (Mexico) -11 (Bronze): 5 games: 13.6ppg, Reb-1(12.4rpg), 1.4apg, 1.4spg,
Blocks-2(1.8bpg), FGP: 43.8%, FT: 50.0%
Latinbasket.com All-Panamerican Games Best Center -11
Latinbasket.com All-Panamerican Games 1st Team -11
Spanish LFB Regular Season Runner-Up -12
Eurobasket.com All-Olympic Games 2nd Team -12
Olympic Games in London (United Kingdon) -12: 5 games: Score-1(16.2ppg), Reb-2(8.8rpg), 2.4apg, 1.2spg,
Blocks-4(1.6bpg), FGP: 55.6%, FT: 75.0%
WNBA Quarterfinals -12, 14
Brazilian LBF Regular Season Champion -13, 14
Brazilian LBF Champion -13
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF Player of the Year -13
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF Center of the Year -13
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF Defensive Player of the Year -13
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF 1st Team -13
WNBA All-Defensive 2nd Team -13
WNBA Eastern Conference Champion -13
Brazilian LBF Finalist -14, 15
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF Honorable Mention -14
WNBA Eastern Conference Regular Season Champion -14
World Championships for Women in Turkey -14: 4 games: 10.8ppg, 8.5rpg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 50.0%, FT: 41.7%
Latinbasket.com All-Brazilian LBF 2nd Team -15, 16
Brazilian LBF Regular Season Runner-Up -15
Brazilian LBF Semifinals -16
Latinbasket.com Brazilian LBF All-Domestic Players Team -16
Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -16: 5 games: 9.0ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.0spg, FGP: 44.4%, FT: 55.6%
WNBA Semifinals -16
Spanish LFB -17 (Player of the Week Rd.20)