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Tari L. Phillips (born on March 6, 1969 in Orlando, Florida) is a professional basketball player. She currently plays with the Houston Comets in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Skyline of Orlando at night, from across Lake Eola The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. ... Basketball Basketball is a ball sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... WNBA logo The Womens National Basketball Association or WNBA is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ...


She attended the University of Georgia during her first three college years, and helped its Lady Bulldogs team to the NCAA Regional Finals in 1987 and 1988. She transferred during her senior year to the University of Central Florida, where she graduated in 1991. The Arch, the gateway to UGAs historic North Campus. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... University of Central Florida The University of Central Florida (UCF), located in Orlando, Florida, is a member institution of the State University System of Florida. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She was selected by her hometown team Orlando Miracle in the first round (eighth overall) of the WNBA Draft on May 4, 1999. The Connecticut Sun are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Uncasville, Connecticut. ... Since 1997 the WNBA has administrated a yearly draft of college and professional womens basketball players. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


After her rookie season in 1999, she was selected by the Portland Fire in the WNBA's Expansion Draft in December 1999, but she was later traded to the New York Liberty just prior to the start of the WNBA's 2000 season. She played with the Liberty from 2000 to 2004. After the 2004 season ended, she became an unrestricted free agent and signed with the Houston Comets for the 2005 WNBA season. 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Portland Fire joined the Womens National Basketball Association in 2000 as the counterpart to the National Basketball Association team the Portland Trailblazers. ... December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The New York Liberty is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in New York City. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In sports, a free agent is a player whose contract with a team has run out and is now free to sign with another team. ... The Houston Comets are a Womens National Basketball Association team. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


Phillips also won a Gold Medal with USA Basketball during the Basketball World Championship in 2002. This article is about gold medal, as an award or prize. ... USA Basketball is a non-profit organization and the national governing body of basketball in United States (USA). ... The Basketball World Championship (official name: FIBA World Championship) is a world basketball tournament held quadrenially. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External Links

  • WNBA Profile (http://www.wnba.com/playerfile/tari_phillips/index.html)
  • Article on joining the Houston Comets (http://www.wnba.com/comets/news/Comets_Sign_Free_Agent_Tari_Ph-132576-231.html)

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Tari Phillips - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (211 words)
Tari L. Phillips (born on March 6, 1969 in Orlando, Florida) is a professional basketball player.
After the 2004 season ended, she became an unrestricted free agent and signed with the Houston Comets for the 2005 WNBA season.
Phillips also won a Gold Medal with USA Basketball during the Basketball World Championship in 2002.
USA Basketball Bio: Tari Phillips (763 words)
Tari Phillips returns to USA Basketball after helping the 2002 USA World Championship Team earn the gold medal in China after capturing the tournament title at the Australia-hosted Opals World Challenge prior to the Worlds.
Phillips was drafted No. 8 overall by the Orlando Miracle in 1999, then selected as the 12th pick overall by the Portland Fire in the December 1999 WNBA Expansion Draft.
Further leaving her mark at UCF, Phillips owns the all-time single season records in scoring and rebounding average (25.3 ppg., 12.4 rpg.) and ranks on the UCF all-time single season charts third in points (532) and sixth in rebounds (261) and blocks (27).
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