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Lauren Jackson

Lauren Jackson
NameLauren Jackson
Profilelauren_jackson
Width150px
TeamSeattle Storm
Number15
LeagueWNBA
PositionForward/Centre
Height Ft6|height_in=5
Weight Lbs187
NationalityAU Australian
Birth Date11 May 1981(age 34)
Birth PlaceAlbury, New South Wales, Australia
Draft1st overall
Draft Year2001
Draft TeamSeattle Storm
Career Start2001
Career TeamsSeattle Storm (2001 present)
Overseas Career TeamsAustralian Institute of Sport (1997 1999)
Canberra Capitals (1999 2006, 2009 2010)
Samsung Bichumi (2007)
Spartak Moscow (2007 2009)
Awards * WNBL MVP (1999, 2000, 2004) * WNBL Grand Final MVP (2006, 2010) * WNBL All-Star (1999 2004)) * 7× WNBA All-Star (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009) * 3× WNBA MVP (2003, 2007, 2010) * 2× WNBA Champion (2004, 2010) * WNBA Finals MVP (2010) * All-WNBA First Team (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007) * Best WNBA Player ESPY (2004, 2005, 2008) * WNBA's All-Decade Team (2006) * WNBA's Top 15 Team (2011) * Women's Korea Basketball League MVP (2007)

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Lauren Elizabeth Jackson (born 11 May 1981 in Albury, New South Wales) is an Australian professional basketball player. Jackson began her professional career at the Australian Institute of Sport in the WNBL before moving on to the Canberra Capitals. She is currently a forward/centre with the Seattle Storm of the WNBA and the Australian national team The Opals. She has won national championships in the U.S., Australia, and Russia, as well as a World Championship. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history.


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