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SHERYL SWOOPES BACK IN THE WNBA

SHERYL SWOOPES BACK IN THE WNBA

The Shock Sign Sheryl Swoopes

The Tulsa Shock signed four-time Women’s National Basketball Association Champion (WNBA), Sheryl Swoopes, welcoming her back to the WNBA after a two-year hiatus.

Swoopes is one of the most decorated players in the 15-year history of the WNBA. To go along with her four championships, Swoopes has been named the Most Valuable Player three times (2000, 2002, 2005) and Defensive Player of the Year on three occasions (2000, 2002, 2003).

Swoopes brings career averages of 15.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.2 steals a game to the Tulsa Shock as well as a wealth of playoff experience.

“We are very happy to have this opportunity to work with Sheryl Swoopes,” General Manager and Head Coach Nolan Richardson said. “We believe that she’s bringing her knowledge of the game and competitiveness to our team and I’m really looking forward to working with her.”

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After forced hiatus, Sheryl Swoopes set for WNBA return – USATODAY.com.

Sheryl Swoopes has won three Olympic Gold Medals and is a three-time WNBA MVP. Frequently referred to as the “female Michael Jordan,” and is the first women’s basketball player to have a Nike shoe named after her: the “Air Swoopes”.

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