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Encyclopedia > Cheryl Ford
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Cheryl Ford (born June 6, 1981 in Homer, Louisiana) is a professional basketball player in the WNBA. This article is about the sport. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... // Like the mens event, the Women’s World Championship was created by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). ... is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Homer is a town located in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ...


Personal information

Cheryl Ford is the daughter of NBA legend Karl Malone and Bonita Ford. She is the half-sister of Demetrius Bell, a recent draft pick in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills out of Northwestern State University. The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player. ... The 2008 NFL Draft is scheduled to take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 26 and April 27, 2008. ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ...


Basketball career

Ford was a standout collegiate player at Louisiana Tech University. In 2003, she was named to the Associated Press' All-America Honorable Mention team. She was also named the Western Athletic Conference "Player of the Year" in 2002 and 2003. Louisiana Tech University, located in Ruston, Louisiana is a coeducational public institution of higher learning with an approximate enrollment of 12,000 students. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... The Western Athletic Conference (commonly referred to as the WAC, pronounced wack) was formed on July 27, 1962, making it the sixth oldest of the 11 college athletic conferences currently participating in the NCAAs Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2003 she was drafted as the #3 overall pick in the first round by the Detroit Shock in the WNBA Draft. Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Detroit Shock is a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The WNBA Draft is an annual draft held by the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) through which WNBA teams can select new players from a talent pool of college and professional womens basketball players. ...


In just her first year in the league, she led the Shock from a worst to first record and a WNBA championship in 2003. Afterwards, she played for the Dallas Fury in the National Women's Basketball League (NWBL) under Coach Nancy Lieberman. WNBA Championship Trophy The WNBA Finals is the championship series of the Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA), played under a best-of-five playoff format. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Womens Basketball League or NWBL is an organization governing basketball leagues for women in the United States. ... Nancy Elizabeth Lieberman is a former standout collegiate and professional basketball player. ...


She is also the only player to have won the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award and a WNBA championship in the same year. The WNBA Rookie of the Year Award is given each year to the best rookie in the WNBA. Rookie of the Year Awards (1997 - Present) 1997 - No award 1998 - Tracy Reid, Charlotte Sting 1999 - Chamique Holdsclaw, Washington Mystics 2000 - Betty Lennox, Minnesota Lynx 2001 - Jackie Stiles, Portland Fire 2002 - Tamika...


On July 15, 2007, Ford won the WNBA All-Star Game MVP Award in Washington, D.C. when the East beat the West 103-99. WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ...

External links

  • WNBA Player File
Awards
Preceded by
Tamika Catchings
WNBA Rookie of the Year
2003
Succeeded by
Diana Taurasi

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Cheryl Ford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (166 words)
Cheryl Ford (born June 6, 1981 in Homer, Louisiana) is a professional basketball player in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Afterwards, she played for the Dallas Fury in the National Women's Basketball League (NWBL) under Coach Nancy Lieberman.
Cheryl Ford is the daughter of NBA legend Karl Malone.
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