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Yolanda Griffith

After winning the 2005 WNBA Finals, the Sacramento Monarchs rode the consistent high-level play of 2005 Finals MVP and recent WNBA All-Decade team selection, Yolanda Griffith to their sixth playoff appearance in seven years. Griffith had another great season in 2006 ranking 11th in the league in rebounds per game (6.4), 18th in field goal percentage (.457), and 21st in points per game (12.0). 

After finishing second in the Western Conference, Sacramento cruised through the first round of the playoffs with a two game sweep over the Houston Comets. Griffith shot 14 for 24 from the field (.583) and averaged 16.5 points and 8.0 rebounds in the series to advance the Monarchs to their fourth consecutive Western Conference Finals.

In 2007, Griffith Averaged 12.0 points and 6.4 rebounds per game and finished sixth in the WNBA in offensive rebounds (87) and offensive rebounds per game (2.56). She also averaged 14.8 points in the playoffs.

Griffith's post-high school basketball career began at Palm Beach Community College (Fla.) where she led the Panthers to back-to-back Region 8 Championships in 1990 and '91. Griffith was recently voted to the NJCAA Women's Basketball All-Century team.

After Palm Beach, she led the nation in NCAA Division II during the 1992-93 season averaging 28.2 points per game at Florida Atlantic University. She was named Kodak and WBCA Division II Player of the Year and Kodak First-Team All-American. While at Florida Atlantic, she established school records for points (621) and rebounds (352).

The 2008 WNBA season marked Griffith's 16th season in professional basketball (10 in the WNBA, 2 years in the ABA and 4 years in Germany). During her 10-year WNBA career, the former first round pick out has averaged 13.3 9oints, 7.9 rebounds and 1.0 blocks.


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Yolanda Griffith

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Walter Jones

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Walter Jones is one of over 100 former-NJCAA football players currently on a NFL roster. Jones was a 1994 NJCAA First-Team All-American at More >>








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