Tamika Catchings

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Tamika Devonne Catchings (born July 21, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player who played her entire 15-year career for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Catchings has won a WNBA championship (2012), WNBA Most Valuable Player Award (2011), WNBA Finals MVP Award (2012), five WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Awards (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012), four Olympic gold medals (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), and the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2002). She is one of only 11 women to attain all four accolades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamika Catchings has received more than 761,746 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Tamika Catchings is the 902nd most popular basketball player (down from 869th in 2019), the 14,611th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,847th in 2019) and the 511th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 3.85

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Among basketball players, Tamika Catchings ranks 902 out of 1,264Before her are Leonardo Gutiérrez, Primož Brezec, Charlie Villanueva, Milenko Tepić, Taj Gibson, and Tobias Harris. After her are Jānis Strēlnieks, Nemanja Nedović, Gary Neal, Samuel Dalembert, Sasu Salin, and Lynette Woodard.

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Among people born in 1979, Tamika Catchings ranks 893Before her are Tuto, Andrew Scheer, Pang Qing, Gareth McAuley, Primož Brezec, and Jorginho. After her are Sergey Novikov, Zhao Junzhe, Yuriy Krivtsov, Jiro Hiratsuka, Kim Hyang-mi, and Saša Ognenovski.

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Among people born in United States, Tamika Catchings ranks 14,611 out of 15,968Before her are Josh Turner (1977), Misty May-Treanor (1977), Kyrsten Sinema (1976), Taj Gibson (1985), Tobias Harris (1992), and Edgar Castillo (1986). After her are Herculez Gomez (1982), Wallace Spearmon (1984), Steve Pearce (1947), Brandi Rhodes (1983), Vania King (1989), and Kacey Musgraves (1988).


Among basketball players born in United States, Tamika Catchings ranks 511Before her are Evan Turner (1988), Thaddeus Young (1988), Jeff Teague (1988), Charlie Villanueva (1984), Taj Gibson (1985), and Tobias Harris (1992). After her are Gary Neal (1984), Lynette Woodard (1959), Malcolm Brogdon (1992), Elena Delle Donne (1989), Jordan Hill (1987), and Drew Nicholas (1981).

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