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A passionate and dynamic player, Napheesa Collier is a dominant forward for the Minnesota Lynx with a historic collegiate legacy at the University of Connecticut.


Drafted No. 6 overall by the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx, Collier became the league’s 2019 Rookie of the Year. In her second season (2020), the 6’1” forward averaged 6.1 points per game and ranked third in the league with 9.0 rebounds per game. Inside the league’s bubble in Florida, Collier was named to the All-Defensive Team and the All-WNBA Second Team. As a rookie, the Missouri native took the league by storm, starting in all 34 regular-season games, logging a league-high 33.3 minutes per game and averaging 13.1 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.91 steals and 0.94 blocked shots per contest.


Collier was the only rookie to make the 2019 WNBA All-Star roster and became only the fourth player in league history to record at least 400 points, 200 rebounds, 75 assists, 50 steals, 25 blocks and 25 three-pointers made in a single season...

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