What is Tamika doing now?

What is Tamika doing now?

She retired after the 2016 season and is currently the team’s general manager and vice president of basketball operations. Her accomplishments, as impressive as they are — four Olympic gold medals, national championship with Tennessee and WNBA title for the Fever — go far beyond the basketball court.

How old is Tamika?

42 years (July 21, 1979)
Tamika Catchings/Age

Why is Tamika important?

Tamika Catchings was one of the most tenacious defenders to ever play the game, and was a winner at every level. She is one of 11 women who have captured championships in college and the WNBA, as well as gold medals at the Olympics and FIBA World Cup.

Which WNBA player is deaf?

Tamika Catchings
Tamika Catchings has called her moderate to severe hearing loss her “superpower.” It certainly didn’t hinder her career, which includes winning the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Defensive Player of the Year Award five times in her 15 seasons with the Indiana Fever and four Olympic gold medals.

What college team did Tamika Catchings play for?

Tamika Catchings

Personal information
College Tennessee (1997–2001)
WNBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career 2002–2016

How tall is Tamika?

6′ 2″
Tamika Catchings/Height

What is Tamika Catchings favorite color?

We also wanted the site to reflect Tamika’s personality. Orange is her favorite color, and of course being a Tennessee alumni, we had to be sure to incorporate that through out the website.

How many rings does Tamika Catchings have?

Catchings has won a WNBA championship (2012), WNBA Most Valuable Player Award (2011), WNBA Finals MVP Award (2012), five WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012), four Olympic gold medals (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), and the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2002).

How many siblings does Tamika Catchings have?

Tauja Catchings
Bryce CatchingsKenyon CatchingsChrystie Catchings
Tamika Catchings/Siblings

What is Tamika Catchings salary?

105,500 USD (2012)
Tamika Catchings/Salary

How much does Brittney Griner weigh?

205 lbs
Brittney Griner/Weight

What is Tamika Catchings best known for?

Tamika Catchings. Tamika Catchings is a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender. After playing at Adlai E. Stevenson High School and graduating from Duncanville High School, Tamika Catchings became one of the stars of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team.

Where does Tamika Catchings rank in WNBA All Time?

In 2011, Catchings was voted in by fans as one of the WNBA’s Top 15 Players of All Time . Tamika Catchings is a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender.

Who is Harvey Catchings’ daughter Tamika?

Catchings is the daughter of former NBA player Harvey Catchings. Her sister Tauja also played basketball at Stevenson and the University of Illinois, was drafted by the WNBA and now plays in Sweden. Tamika’s cousin Bobby is a starting forward for Eastern Illinois University’s basketball team.

How many times has Tamron Catchings started every game?

In 2012, at age 33, Catchings was the only WNBA player to start every regular season (34) and playoff game (10), as well as every game in the Olympics (8).