Tamika Catchings Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Tamika Catchings (Tamika Devonne Catchings)

Last Updated: 20 Jul, 2023 | Views: 224

Age: 44

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Basketball Player

Famous For: Retired professional basketball player

Higher Education: WBCA High School All-America Game

Tamika Catchings Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Jul, 1979 (44 Years 09 Months 28 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New Jersey

Birth District
Stratford

Birth Sign
Cancer

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Tamika Catchings Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
Tamika DevonneCatchings, a known sports women was born on July 21, 1979. In the past, she played for the high schools of Adlai E. Stevenson High School and Duncanville High School and was named a WBCA All-American during her high school years. There were twelve points scored by Catchings in the WBCA High School All-America Game during which she participated.  Off the court, Catchings is an advocate for various charitable causes. She founded the Catch the Stars Foundation, which focuses on empowering youth through sports, literacy programs, and mentoring.
Tamika Catchings career:
1997-2001: College Basketball Career
• Catchings attends the University of Tennessee and plays basketball for the Lady Volunteers.
2001: WNBA Draft
• Catchings is selected as the third overall pick in the 2001 WNBA Draft.
2002-2016: WNBA Career with the Indiana Fever
• Catchings becomes the face of the Indiana Fever franchise.
• In 2012, Catchings and the Fever return to the Finals and defeat the Minnesota Lynx to win the franchise's first WNBA Championship.
• Catchings receives numerous individual awards throughout her WNBA career, including the WNBA MVP Award in 2011 and WNBA Finals MVP in 2012.
2004, 2008, 2012, 2016: Olympic Success
• Catchings represents the United States in the Summer Olympics, winning four gold medals.
• She plays a significant role in helping Team USA dominate the competition and showcase her versatility on both ends of the court.
2016: Retirement and Post-Playing Career
• Catchings announces her retirement from professional basketball following the 2016 WNBA season.
• Catchings continues to make an impact off the court, focusing on philanthropy, community service, and advocating for equality and inclusion.
Tamika Catchings Awards:
• WNBA Most Valuable Player (2011)
• WNBA Finals MVP (2012)
• WNBA Rookie of the Year (2002)
• 10-time WNBA All-Star (2002-2011, 2013)
• 3-time All-WNBA Second Team (2003, 2004, 2011)
• 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist with Team USA (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
• Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (2020)
Tamika Catchings Unknown Facts:
• Catchings has received numerous accolades for her off-court contributions, including the WNBA Community Assist Award and the ESPN Humanitarian Award.
• In addition to her basketball career, Catchings has a passion for art. She is a talented sketch artist and enjoys drawing portraits in her free time.
• Catchings retired from professional basketball in 2016 after a highly successful career spanning 15 seasons with the Indiana Fever.

Tamika Catchings Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In Feet & Inches 6'1"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 kg
In Pounds 167 Ibs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Brown

Tamika Catchings Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Harvey Catchings

Mother's Name
Wanda Catchings

Spouse
Parnell Smith

Brother(s)
Kenyon Catchings, Bryce Catchings

Sister(s)
Tauja Catchings, Chrystie Catchings

Son(s)
Not Known

Daughter(s)
Not Known

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