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Who is Alyssa Thomas?
Alyssa Thomas is a professional American basketball forward for the Connecticut Sun of the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association). While at college, she played college basketball for the Maryland Terrapins. She was drafted 4th overall in the 2014 WNBA draft and immediately was traded to the Sun along with Kelsey Bone and a 2015 first-round draft pick in exchange for Tina Charles. Furthermore, she is the University of Maryland’s all-time leader in scoring, rebounding, and double-doubles for both the women’s and men’s programs, and one of only three athletes in NCAAW history with six career triple-doubles.
How Old Is Alyssa Thomas?
She is 30 years old as of September 2022, having been born on April 12, 1992, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. Alyssa shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Brendon Urie, onlyjayus, True Thompson, PresLee Grace Nelson, Saoirse Ronan, and many more
Alyssa Thomas Family
Who are Alyssa Thomas’s Parents?
She was born to Bob Thomas (Father) and Tina Thomas (Mother).
Does Alyssa Thomas have Siblings?
She has two siblings. A sister by the name of Alexia Thomas. And a brother by the name of Devin Thomas (born on May 17, 1994) an American professional basketball player.
Alyssa Thomas Education
She received her high school education at Central Dauphin High School. After high school, she attended The University of Maryland.
Alyssa Thomas Marital Status
She is in a romantic relationship with DeWanna Bonner (born on August 21, 1987) an American-Macedonian professional basketball player. They have been in a relationship since February 2021.
Alyssa Thomas Kids
She does not have any kids as of 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Alyssa Thomas Career
A College Career
She was named 2011 ACC Rookie of the Year in her freshman season and was selected to the All-ACC Second Team. Also, she led her team in scoring, averaging 14.5 points per game as well as 7.3 points and 2.1 steals per game. She came to national recognition in her sophomore season (2011 to 2012). This was after she led the ACC in scoring 17.2 points per game. This resulted in her being named the 2012 ACC Player of the Year and an AP, WBCA, and USBWA First Team All-American.
She also led the Maryland Terrapins to the 2012 ACC Championship by scoring 29 points in the championships game against Georgia Tech and earning ACC Tournament MVP honors. In her junior year, she became the first person in NCAA or WNBA history to average over 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists for an entire season. For the second time, she won ACC Player of the Year and led the injury-addled Terrapins to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament. She ended her collegiate career by earning 2014 ACC Player of the Year for a third straight season. On June 27, 2014, she was named ACC Female Athlete of the Year. And on March 2, 2014, The University of Maryland honored Alyssa’s jersey in a ceremony.
A Professional Career
A Career at WNBA
The New York Liberty drafted Alyssa in the 2014 WNBA draft (4th overall) and was drat-day traded to the Sun alongside Kelsey Bone. In her rookie season, she averaged 10.0 points and 5.1 points with the Sun in 34 games with 28 starts. And because of her exemplary performance, she was named to the 2014 WNBA All-Rookie Team. After her rookie season, she went on and continued her role as a starting forward for the Sun. In an 86-76 win over the Washington Mystics, she scored a career-high 26 points.
And she would go on to be voted into the 2017 WNBA All-Star Game. This made it her first career all-star game appearance. Overall, she finished the season setting new career-highs in scoring, rebounding, assists, and steals. As the Suns made the playoffs as the number 4 seed with a 21-13 record. Alyssa scored 20 points in her first career playoff game and 10 rebounds in an 88-83 loss to the Phoenix Mercury. In February 2018, she re-signed with the Sun to a multi-year deal in free agency. In a 101-92 win over the Dallas Wings on August 9, 2018, she scored a season-high 22 points to help clinch a playoff spot.
A Career Overseas
In addition to her WNBA career, from 2014 to 2015, she played in South Korea for Bucheon KEB Hana Bank. She led the league in scoring and rebounding by averaging 19 points and 11.1 rebounds per game. Next, she signed in Turkey for Yakin Dogu (2015 to 2016). In the 2016-17 off-season, she signed with Yongin Samsung Blueminx of the Korean League. Moreover, she resigned from Yongin Samsung Bluemink in 2017, for the 2017-18 off-season. The next season in 2018, she signed with USK Praha of the Czech League for the 2018-19 off-season.
Alyssa Thomas Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 6ft 2inches (1.88m) and a weight of 84kg (185lbs).
Alyssa Thomas’s Salary and Net Worth
She has a base salary of $206,000 and an approximate net worth of $1.5 million.