Ticha Penicheiro Speaker Profile
4-Time WNBA All Star
Ticha Penicheiro Biography
Ticha Penicheiro was born September 18, 1974 in Figueira da Foz, Portugal) is a Portuguese professional basketball player who plays for Chicago Sky in the WNBA. She played for the Sacramento Monarchs most of her career.
In 1998, Penicheiro joined the Sacramento Monarchs as a rookie, finishing third in the WNBA Rookie of the Year award voting. She is a four-time WNBA All-Star player. She has twice tied the WNBA's record with 16 assists in a single game. In 1999, she was selected as a WNBA first team player. This was also the year she set her WNBA high in points, with 27 against the Minnesota Lynx. In 2001, she was selected as a member of the WNBA's second team.
She had, as of June 19, 2003, 1,027 career points in the WNBA; for an average of 6.8 per game, 1,121 assists; for a total of 7.5 per game, 615 rebounds; for a total of 4.1 per game, and 322 steals, for a total of 2.15 per game.
Ticha is the all-time WNBA leader in assists and holds the WNBA single-game record for most steals with 10.
Penicheiro is well known for her consistently flashy style of play. In 2005 she helped the Sacramento Monarchs win their first ever WNBA championship title.
After the Monarchs franchise became defunct, Penicheiro signed with the Los Angeles Sparks. In 2011, here second year with the team, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in the fifteen year history of the WNBA
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