Monique Currie

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Monique Currie
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Personal information
Born (1983-02-25) February 25, 1983 (age 36)
Washington, D.C.
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight173 lb (78 kg)
Career information
High schoolBullis School (Potomac, Maryland)
CollegeDuke (2001–2006)
WNBA draft2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Charlotte Sting
Playing career2006–2018
PositionSmall forward
Number25
Career history
2006Charlotte Sting
2007Chicago Sky
20072014Washington Mystics
2010–2011Galatasaray Medical Park
2011–2012Homend Antakya
2012CSM Târgovişte
2013Perfumerias Avenida
2015Phoenix Mercury
2016San Antonio Stars
2017Phoenix Mercury
2018Washington Mystics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

Monique Currie (born February 25, 1983) is a former American basketball player for the Washington Mystics of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). She retired on February 26, 2019 and will now work for Nike.

Currie was traded from the Chicago Sky during the 2007 season in exchange for Chasity Melvin. The Sky had selected her with the first pick of the 2007 WNBA Dispersal Draft from the roster of the defunct Charlotte Sting. Currie signed with the Phoenix Mercury on February 5, 2015.[1] On February 1, 2018, Currie signed to return to the Washington Mystics, where she had previously spent 8 years of her WNBA career.[2]

Born in Washington, D.C., Currie went to high school at the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, where she was a Gatorade All-American. Currie attended Duke University, where she became an All-American. Throughout her college career, she scored over 1,500 points. She was the third overall pick in the 2006 WNBA Draft.

Duke 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
2001-02 Duke 35 502 49.4 23.5 77.1 6.0 2.6 1.4 0.7 14.3
2002-03 Duke redshirt
2003-04 Duke 34 417 47.5 23.8 75.5 6.1 3.0 1.6 0.8 12.3
2004-05 Duke 36 630 44.6 31.7 78.1 7.1 3.4 2.1 0.4 17.5
2005-06 Duke 35 573 47.5 42.0 81.9 5.8 2.8 1.4 0.3 16.4
Totals 140 2,122

USA Basketball[edit]

Currie was named to the USA Women's U19 team which represented the US in the 2001 U19 World's Championship, held in Brno, Czech Republic in July 2001. Currie scored 3.2 points per game, and helped the USA team to a 6–1 record and the bronze medal.[4]

Currie also played on the team representing the US at the 2005 World University Games held in Izmir, Turkey. The team won all seven games to earn the gold medal. Currie scored 8.9 points per game.[5]

Overseas[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mercury Sign Free Agent Forward Monique Currie Archived February 6, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Free Agent Monique Currie Signs With Washington Mystics". WNBA.com. February 1, 2018. Retrieved February 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "Fifth FIBA Women's U19/Junior World Championship -- 2001". USA Basketball. June 10, 2010. Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  5. ^ "Twenty-Second World University Games -- 2005". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2015.

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