Cappie Pondexter Biography
Cappie Pondexter is an American former professional basketball player who was born on January 7, 1983, in Oceanside, California, the United States. She last played as a member of the Indiana Fever in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history.
Cappie Pondexter Age
Cappiewas born on January 7, 1983, in Oceanside, California, United States.
Cappie Pondexter Height
Cappie stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs 73 kgs (160 Ibs).
Cappie Pondexter Education
Cappie went to John Marshall Metropolitan (Chicago, Illinois), where she was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2001 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored sixteen points and earned MVP honors and later went to Rutgers University where she graduated in 2006. She led the Scarlet Knights to a 97–22 record and back-to-back Big East Championships in 2005 and 2006.
Cappie Pondexter Parents
Cappie was born in Oceanside, California, USA, and raised in Chicago.
Cappie Pondexter WNBA
Cappie was selected 2nd overall in the 2006 WNBA Draft by the Phoenix Mercury. She was also named to the western conference WNBA all-star team. She played a key role in the Mercury’s championship run and was named 2007 WNBA Finals Most Valuable Player after averaging 22 points per game during the hard-fought five-game series. Cappie was traded to the New York Liberty as part of a three-team, multiplayer deal in March 2010. She was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history in 2011. Cappie was also traded to Chicago Sky for Epiphanny Prince in February 2016. Pondexter was named in the WNBA Top 20@20 in 2016 which is a list of the top 20 players of all time in the WNBA in celebration of the league’s twentieth anniversary. She signed with the Los Angeles Sparks in 2018. On June 28, 2018, Pondexter was released by the Sparks and the Indiana Fever signed Pondexter to a free-agent contract on July 1, 2018. On April 16, 2019, Cappie announced her retirement from the WNBA after 13 seasons in a post on Instagram.
Cappie Pondexter Salary
Cappie’s salary is not available but according to Business Insider, the average NBA player brings in $7.1 million a year.
Cappie Pondexter Net Worth
Cappie has an estimated net worth of $3 million which includes her assets, money, and income.