Chamique Holdsclaw Inducted in 2015

Player Inducted in 2015
Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2015
Photo credit: (John Harrell / AP file)
Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw attended Christ the King Regional High School in Queens, New York, and led the team to four straight New York State Championships. She was named a High School All-American by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).

Holdsclaw went to the University of Tennessee from 1995-1999, under coach Pat Summitt and helped to lead the Lady Vols to the women's NCAA's first ever three consecutive Women's Basketball Championships in 1996, 1997, and 1998. The 1998 championship was Tennessee's first-ever undefeated season at 39–0 and also set an NCAA record for the most wins ever in a season. She also helped lead Tennessee to two SEC regular season titles in 1998 and 1999 and to three SEC tournament championships in 1996, 1998, and 1999. Professionally she played for the Washington Mystics (1999-2004), Los Angeles Sparks (2005-2007), Atlanta Dream (2009), and San Antonio Stars (2010).

Career highlights include 6× WNBA All-Star (1999–2003, 2005), 3× All-WNBA Second Team (1999, 2001, 2002), WNBA Rookie of the Year (1999), 2× WNBA rebounding champion (2002, 2003), WNBA scoring champion (2002), Sullivan Award (1998), 3× NCAA champion (1996–1998), 2× Naismith Award (1998, 1999), 2x AP Player of the Year (1998, 1999), 2x USBWA Player of the Year (1998, 1999), 2x Honda Sports Award (1998, 1999), 2x WBCA Player of the Year (1998, 1999), and WUBA ALL-STAR (2013).