Cappie Pondexter Quick Facts
|Full Name||Cappie Marie Pondexter|
|Born||7 January 1983 (39 years)|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg)|
Who is Cappie Pondexter?
Cappie Pondexter is a former American basketball star, born in 1983, in Oceanside, California, and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She is well known for her scrappy play, quick crossovers as well as jump shot.
Cappie started her basketball career at the John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago where she was named a WBCA All-American. Furthermore, She was a close friend of basketball star Dee Brown. Cappie participated in the 2001 WBCA High School All-American Game and she managed to score sixteen points as well as earned MVP honors.
Cappie enrolled at Rutger University where led the Scarlet Knights to a 97-22 record and back-to-back Big East Championships in 2005/2006. In addition to basketball, she competed in four NCAA Tournaments including an Elite Eight appearance in 2005.
Cappie was selected second overall in the 2006 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury and was named to the western conference WNBA all-star as a rookie. Together with Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor, Cappie played a major role in the Mercury’s championship in 2007. She was named the 2007 WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player after she averaged 22 points per game during the hard-fought five-game series.
Cappie became the first player in WNBA history to win three consecutive Western Conference Player of the week awards during the 2009 WNBA. The point guard player was also named the third WNBA All-Star team as a Western Conference reserve. She was traded to the New York Liberty as a part of a three-team, multiplayer deal in March 2010.
In 2011, Cappie was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in the 15 years history of the WNBA. In February 2015, she was traded to the Chicago Sky for Epiphanny Prince and in 2016, Cappie was named in the WNBA Top [email protected] a list of the top 20 players of all-time in the WNBA. In 2018, she signed with the Los Angeles Sparks, and then later on 1 July 2018, Coppie signed a free-agent contract with Indiana Fever. She announced her retirement on 16 April 2019.
During her overseas career, Coppie marked her first campaign in Europe where she was a major contributor to the success of the Fenerbahce Istanbul club. She scored the winning basket with just seconds remaining to lift her team to victory during the quarter-final match-up against Ros Casares.
After two successful seasons at Fenerbahce, Cappie signed with the UMMC Ekaterinburg club in the Russian Super League. Moreover, She was signed with her previous team Fenerbahce Istanbul for the 2012-13, and 2013-14 European seasons. In 2015, Cappieb signed with Besiktas Jk for the 2015-16 European season as well as Girne Universitesi for the 2016-17 European season.
As an internal basketball player, Cappie was a member of the USA Women’s U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship In Mar Del Plata, Argentina. She was also named to the USA Women’s U19 team where she represented the USA in the 2001 U19 World’s Championship that was held in Brno, Czech Republic in July 2001. As an international player, Cappie won the gold medal with the USA at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the 2005 World University Games, and the 2002 World Championship for Young Women Qualifying Tournament.
Awards and Achievements.
- In 2003 Big East Rookie of the Year
- In 2006 Big East Player of the Year
- In 2009 WNBA All-Star Selection
4 Seasons Style Management.
Apart from a basketball career, Coppie is an entrepreneur, she owns her company called 4 Season Style Management which has now rebranded and moved to Los Angeles, California.
Cappie Pondexter’s Net Worth
Cappie has an estimated net worth of $1 million
Cappie Pondexter Parents
Cappie is a daughter of Leo Pondexter and Venessa Pondexter
Cappie Pondexter Husband
According to our search, Cappie is possibly Single, she keeps her relationship affair private.
Cappie Pondexter Siblings
Cappie has one brother called; Ronald Brown.