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Tamika Catchings
Tamika Devonne Catchings is a retired American professional basketball player who played her entire 15-year career for the National Women's Basketball Association's Indiana Fever. Catchings won a WNBA Championship, WNBA Most Valuable Player award, WNBA Finals MVP award, WNBA 5 Defense Player of the Year award, 4 Olympic gold medals and the WNBA New Army of the Year. She is one of 11 women to win all four awards. She was also selected to ten WNBA All-Star teams, 12 All-WNBA teams, 12 All-Defensive teams and to lead the league in eight interceptions. In 2011, Catchings was voted by fans as one of the WNBA's Top 15 All-Time Players. Tamika Catchings is a top scorer both near and far, as well as a home goal, ball handling and defender. After starring in Adlai E. Stevenson High School and Duncanville High School graduate Tamika Catchings becomes one of the stars of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team.
Born July 21, 1979, Stratford, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in
Listed weight 167 lb
High school Adlai E. Stevenson (Lincolnshire, Illinois), Duncanville (Duncanville, Texas)
College Tennessee (1997–2001)
Position General manager
League WNBA
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3, Indiana Fever
Team Indiana Fever

About Tamika Catchings

University of Tennessee women's basketball star who became one of the top WNBA players of all-time with the Indiana Fever.

Tamika Catchings before fame

She was born with a hearing impairment and had to use a hearing aid for a period of time.

Achievement of Tamika Catchings

In high school she recorded the first ever quintuple double in 1997, that is: 25 points, 18 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 steals and 10 blocks.

Tamika Catchings family life

Harvey Catchings, an NBA player, is her father. Tauja, her younger sister, was also a professional basketball player in the WNBA. She married Parnell Smith in 2016.

Associations of Tamika Catchings

She was the celebrity referee for US President Barack Obama and pupils from an Indiana middle school in a 3-on-3 basketball game in 2008.

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Latest information about Tamika Catchings updated on September 17 2021.

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