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Kelsey Plum

  • As of June 23, 2021

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medal: 2018 FIBA World Cup, 2013 FIBA U19 World Cup.
  • Silver Medal: 2015 Pan American Games.
  • Tournament titles: 2021 FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
  • Honors: 2021 FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying All-Tournament Team.
  • Is 44-3 in USA Basketball games played, including five-on-five and 3x3 competition and exhibition games.
  • Named as a member of the USA's first U.S. Olympic 3x3 Basketball Team on June 23, 2021. The team will play in the inaugural Olympic 3x3 tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • As a member of the 2021 USA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Team, averaged 5.3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game to help the USA to a 6-0 record at the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament May 26-30 in Graz, Austria, and most importantly, qualified the USA for the inaugural 3x3 Olympic event in Tokyo. Inaugural 3x3 event was the 2021 Big Twelve International in Voiron, France, where the USA women finished 6-1 and in first place.
  • Participated in the 2021 USA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying training camp March 27-30 in San Antonio.
  • Took part in the 2021 USA National Team's February training camp in South Carolina and a four-day camp in San Antonio March 30-April 2.
  • Named to the 2020 USA Basketball 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Team on Feb. 17, 2020, following a 3x3 training camp in Chicago.
  • Participated in the USA National Team training camp in Chicago over the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend.
  • Aided the 2019-20 USA National Team to a 6-1 record from Nov. 7, 2019, through Feb. 2, 2020, against college and international teams; averaged 6.4 ppg. and 2.6 apg.
  • Helped lead the USA to the 2018 FIBA World Cup gold medal and a perfect 6-0 slate; averaged 2.7 ppg. and 1.8 apg.
  • Aided the 2018 USA National Team to a 5-0 pre-World Cup exhibition record; averaged 9.4 ppg. and 4.6 apg.
  • Member of the USA Red Team that fell to the USA White Team 100-75 in an intrasquad exhibition scrimmage during the 2018 USA World Cup Team training camp in South Carolina; posted 7 points and 4 assists.
  • First USA National Team experiences came at the USA’s fall 2017 training camp in Santa Barbara, California, and winter 2018 camp in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Member of the 2015 USA Women’s Pan American Games team that captured the silver medal with a 4-1 record at 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada.
  • Member of the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Cup Team that posted a perfect 9-0 record and captured the gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Cup in Lithuania.
  • Aided the 2013 USA U19 squad to a 3-0 exhibition record against U19 teams from Australia, Canada and Spain in the Canary Islands.
  • Participated in the 2012 USA U18 National Team trials.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 1 in 2017 by the San Antonio Stars.
  • WNBA All-Rookie Team: 2017.
  • Is in her fifth professional season in 2021.
  • Missed the 2020 WNBA season after tearing her left Achilles tendon in June.
  • Helped the Aces in 2019 improve to a 21-13 mark, a seven-win improvement from the year before, and reach the WNBA semifinals; started 30 of 34 games and averaged 8.6 ppg. and 3.0 apg. in the regular season and upped her averages to 15.2 ppg. and 7.8 apg. in the playoffs.
  • The Aces in 2018 finished with a 14-20 record and one position out of the playoffs; averaged 9.5 ppg. and 4.0 apg.
  • The Stars were purchased by MGM Resorts International, relocated to Las Vegas and renamed the Las Vegas Aces prior to the 2018 season.
  • In her rookie season, the Stars finished with an 8-26 record while still playing in San Antonio.
  • Played for Fenerbahce in Turkey in 2017-18 and 2018-19. In 2017-18, averaged 6.4 ppg. and 2.2 apg. in 17 EuroLeague games and aided Fener to the Turkish league championship and was named finals MVP and All-League honorable mention. In 2018-19, named All-EuroLeague second team and won the Turkish league championship and Turkish Cup.

College Years

  • In her four years at Washington, the Huskies posted a 98-41 (.705) record, advanced to the 2014 WNIT quarterfinals and three NCAA Tournaments, advancing as far as the 2016 Final Four and the 2017 Sweet 16.
  • Capped her collegiate career as the NCAA Division I all-time leading scorer with 3,527 points (25.4 ppg.). Also owns the NCAA single-season scoring record with 1,109 in 2016-17. Also owns NCAA career free throws made record with 912.
  • NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team (2016).
  • Naismith Award, Wade Trophy, Associated Press, USBWA and espnW National Player of the Year (2017).
  • Pac-12 Player of the Year (2017).
  • AP All-American first team (2017) and third team (2016).
  • WBCA and USWBA All-American (2016, 2017).
  • Wooden Award All-American (2016).
  • Dawn Staley and Nancy Lieberman award winner (2017).
  • Honda Cup and Senior CLASS Award finalist (2017).
  • All-Pac-12 Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).
  • Pac-12 All-Tournament Team (2016).
  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention (2015, 2016, 2017).
  • Seattle Female Sports Star of the Year (2017).
  • Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2014).

Personal

  • Hails from Poway, California.
  • Daughter of Katie and Jim Plum; has one brother, Daniel, and two sisters, Kaitlyn and Lauren.
  • Her father played football and baseball at San Diego State, and her mother played volleyball at UC-Davis. Her sister Kaitlyn also played volleyball at UC-Davis, and her sister Lauren played volleyball at Oregon and for the USA Volleyball Junior National Team.
  • Attended La Jolla Country Day School (Calif.), where in four years she helped the Torreys to the 2012 CIF Division IV state title, four-straight San Diego Section Division IV titles and a 103-22 record.
  • 2013 USA Today All-USA second team and WBCA and McDonald’s All-American.
  • San Diego Player of the Year and All-California Interscholastic Federation first team (2011, 2012 and 2013).
  • In four-year prep career, amassed 2,215 points, 683 rebounds, 382 assists and 370 steals.
  • Also played volleyball in high school and was a 2009 state champion.

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S AVG MIN FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2020 WNT 2/0 16.0 6-9 .667 2-5 .400 0-0 .000 6/ 3.0 14/ 7.0 8 1 0 4
2019 WNT 5/0 11.6 11-19 .579 5-8 .625 4-5 .800 8/ 1.6 31/ 6.2 10 4 0 5
2018 WC 6/0 13.5 4- 20 .200 2-13 .154 6-6 1.000 12/ 2.0 16/ 2.7 11 5 0 5
2018 WCx 5/1 25.4 16-34 .471 11-17 .647 4-6 .667 16/ 3.2 47/ 9.4 23 11 0 6
2015 PAG 5/0 11.8 4-13 .308 3-7 .429 4-4 1.000 8/ 1.6 15/ 3.0 6 9 0 1
2013 U19 8/0 12.9 17-39 .436 6-21 .286 5-6 .833 14/ 1.8 45/ 5.6 14 6 0 8
2013 U19X 3/0 15.7 5-15 .333 0-7 .000  0-0  .--- 5/ 1.7 10/ 3.3 2 5 0 1
Totals 34/1
63-149 .423 29-78 .372 23-27 .852 68/ 2.0 171/ 5.0 74 41 0 30
   




USA Basketball 3x3 Statistics

TEAM G 1PM-A PCT 2PM-3A PCT FTM-A PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG KAS DRV DNK BLK  BZR TO
2021 3x3 OQT
6
13-23
.565
8-25
.320
3-4
.750
11/ 1.8
32/ 5.3
12
8
0
0
0
5
2021 Big 12 Exh
*Statistics unavailable
 
Totals
13
                           


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