WNBA & International Professional Basketball

  • Selected 2nd Pick Overall in the 2002 WNBA draft by the Detroit Shock
  • Won 3 WNBA Championships (2003 & 2006 –Detroit), (2010 – Seattle)
  • 5 time WNBA All-Star Team Member (2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Only 2nd player in history to win multiple WNBA All-Star MVP (2011, 2009)
  • Named to the All-WNBA Second Team in 2003 & 2004
  • Named to WNBA All-Defensive Second Team (2011)
  • Named Tournament MVP for Team USA Basketball (2011)
  • Led WNBA in free-throws and free-throw attempts in 2002 & 2004
  • Named to Seattle Storm All-Decade Team
  • 4 Time Player of the Week (2011, 2004, 2004, 2003)
  • Forward for DongGuan New Century Club in China; Helped lead team to Women’s Chinese Basketball Association championship game (runners up)
  • Named to Chinese All-Star Game – 3 times

Gold Medal Highlights

  • 2012 Olympic Gold Medal, Member of the US Olympic Team (London)
  • 2010 Gold Medal, FIBA World Championship
  • 2004 Olympic Gold Medal, Member of the US Olympic Team (Athens)
  • One of only six women to have won an NCAA Championship, WNBA Championship, FIBA World Championship & an Olympic Gold Medal

College Highlights – UCONN

  • 2000 & 2002 NCAA Women’s Division 1 Champions (undefeated in 2002)
  • 2002 Final Four, Most Outstanding Player
  • 2002 Kodak All-American First Team
  • 2002 AP All-America Second Team
  • Inaugural Class, Huskies of Honor (2006)

Broadcasting/Journalism

  • NBA Analyst, ESPN (2006-2008)
  • Olympic broadcaster, 2008 Summer Games in Beijing
  • Online Blogger, Slam Magazine (present)
  • Guest Columnist, Huffington Post (2011, 2012)
  • Guest Columnist, Stylecaster.com (2012 – present)
  • Commentator, CBSSports’ ” We Need to Talk”  (1st National All-Female Sports Show)
  • Host, MSG Networks’ “Nothin’ But Knicks”
  • In-Studio Analyst, MSG Networks’ New York Knicks Game Day
  • Has worked with NBA TV, ESPN, ESPN2&3, NBC, ABC and espnW

Off Court Achievements – Professional

  • Founder, Swin Cash Enterprises LLC
  • Founder, Cash Building Blocks, LP, an urban development company that renovates and offers affordable homes for low income families
  • Essence Magazine, Woman of Strength (2009)
  • History Makers Awardee, Heinz History Center (2011)
  • Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year (2003, 2007)
  • Featured in O Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Essence, Vibe & TV Guide
  • Awardee, Chuck Cooper Leadership, Diversity and Community Service

Off Court Achievements – Philanthropic

  • Founder, Cash for Kids charity – mission to “motivate, educate & elevate” kids through physical fitness, nutrition, education, cultural trips, and sports camps
  • Envoy, U.S. State Department
  • Envoy, NBA Africa & NBA India
  • Mentor, White House Office of Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships
  • Honorary Doctorate in Public Service, Washington & Jefferson College
  • Recipient, WNBA Community Assist Award – 2 times
  • Alumnae Hall of Fame, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Author of Humble Journey, More Precious than Gold

Personal

Born: September 22, 1979

College: University of Connecticut; B.A. in Communication Science ’02

Hometown: McKeesport, PA Residence: Orangeburg, NY