Tamika Whitmore (born on June 5, 1977 in Tupelo, Mississippi) is an American professional Basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association currently with the Connecticut Sun.

College yearsEdit

She played collegiate basketball while attending the University of Memphis on a Scholarship. She finished second in career scoring with 2,488 points, first in career field goal percentage at 60.6%, fourth in career rebounds with 952, and second in career blocked shots with 108. She was the Conference USA player of the year in 1998 and 1999. She lead the NCAAW in scoring during her senior year at University of Memphis.

WNBA careerEdit

In the 1999 WNBA Draft, she was selected by the New York Liberty for whom she played for five seasons before signing a Free agent contract with the Los Angeles Sparks. She played for the Sparks during the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

Afterwards, she signed another free agent contract with the Indiana Fever for the 2006 season. In Game 2 of the Fever's semifinals matchup against the Shock, Tamika Whitmore set a WNBA record for points in a playoff game with 41, breaking Lisa Leslie's mark of 35.

On February 19, 2008 Whitmore was traded along with Indiana's 2008 first round draft pick to the Connecticut Sun for Katie Douglas.

International careerEdit

  • 2001-2002: Las Palmas (Spain)
  • 2003-2004: Las Palmas (Spain)
  • 2004-2005: Halcón Viajes Perfumerías Avenida Salamanca (Spain)
  • 2005-2006: Mourenx BC (LFB, France)
  • 2006 (till December): Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia (Poland)
  • 2007 (from January): Spartak Moscow Region (Russia)
  • 2007-2008, 2008-09: Gambrinus Sika Brno (Czech Republic)


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