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Seimone Augustus was born April 30, 1984 and is an Americanprofessional basketball player in the WNBA, currently playing for the MinnesotaLynx, WBC Spartak Moscow Region and the US national team.
Augustus was drafted #1 overall in 2006 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx.Selected as a reserve for the 2006 WNBA All Star Game at Madison Square Garden,Augustus led the West squad with 16 points and won the Skills Competition theprevious evening.
Augustus finished her rookie campaign second to theMercury's Diana Taurasi in scoring at 21.9 points per game. Only one player(Taurasi 2006), scored more points in a single season. In addition, shefinished fifth in free throw percentage (.897). On August 20, Augustus wasnamed the 2006 WNBA Rookie of the Year.
The former LSU star improved to 22.6 points per game in2007, while shooting nearly 51% from the field. An All Star for the secondstraight year, Augustus finished second to Seattle's Lauren Jackson in scoringaverage and played in all 34 games. The Lynx however, finished 10-24 tied withLos Angeles Sparks for the league's worst record.
In June 2009, Seimone suffered a season ending injury, atorn ACL, against the Phoenix Mercury.
Augustus's return in 2010 was derailed by medical issues aswell, as she was forced to undergo surgery to remove fibroid tumors, includingone the size of a baby's head. Augustus had attempted to postpone surgery untilafter the season, but the pain was too difficult to play through. Despite thesetback, Augustus returned to play the final 25 games of the season.
Augustus was finally back to full strength in2011, and a part of a potent Lynx team that included newly acquired rookie MayaMoore. Augustus led the team in scoring and served as the team's lead defenderas the Lynx rolled to the best record in the WNBA and team history. Augustusmade her first all-star appearance since 2007, and led her team in scoring inthree of the first four games of the playoffs. She finished eighth in MVPvoting, and was named Second Team All-WNBA for the third time in her career,and the first since 2007.
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