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Aneika A. Henry (born February 13, 1986) is a Jamaican professional basketball player for OGM Orman Genclik Ankara of the Turkish Women's Basketball League. Henry also possesses an Azerbaijani citizenship.

Aneika Henry-Morello
OGM Orman Genclik Ankara
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueTurkish Women's Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1986-02-13) February 13, 1986 (age 32)
Jamaica
NationalityJamaican / Azerbaijani
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High schoolCoral Gables
(Coral Gables, Florida)
CollegeSeminole CC (2005–2007)
Florida (2007–2009)
WNBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010CB Gran Canaria
2010–2011Mann Filter Zaragoza
2011–2012Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia
20122015Atlanta Dream
2012–2013Rivas Ecopolis
2013–2014Hatay Büyükşehir Belediyesi
2014–2015Guangdong Dolphins
2015–2016Mersin S.K.
2016Connecticut Sun
2016–2017Osmaniye Genclik
2017Atlanta Dream
2017–2018Heilongjiang Shenda
2018–presentOGM Orman Genclik Ankara
Career highlights and awards
Stats at WNBA.com

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Early lifeEdit

Henry was born in Jamaica. She was 11 years old when she and her family moved to the United States and lived in Florida.

High schoolEdit

Henry was a 2004 graduate of Coral Gables Senior High School, where she played basketball. Upon graduation, she became enrolled at Seminole CC.

College careerEdit

In the first two years of her college career, Henry attended Seminole State College of Florida and played for the school's team in the National Junior College Athletic Association. In 2007, Henry then attended the University of Florida after graduation from Seminole, playing for the school's team in the more mainstream exposed National Collegiate Athletic Association. During her two years with Florida, she had 8 double-figure scoring games, had 2 double-figure rebounding games and participated in the 2008 Slam Sunk Contest.[1]

College statisticsEdit

Source[2]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Florida 33 152 53.1 - 41.0 5.6 0.4 0.5 1.9 4.6
2008-09 Florida 32 117 54.5 - 61.8 3.3 0.5 0.4 1.5 3.7
Career Florida 65 269 53.7 - 50.7 4.5 0.4 0.5 1.7 4.1

Professional careerEdit

WNBAEdit

Henry entered the 2009 WNBA draft but went undrafted. She played the next 3 years overseas before playing on a WNBA team. In 2011, Henry had signed with the Seattle Storm to a training camp contract, but was waived before the season started. In 2012, Henry signed with the Atlanta Dream to a training camp contract.[3] Following the training camp she made the final roster for the team, becoming the third Jamaican player in WNBA history. In her rookie season with the Dream, Henry played 34 games with 14 starts as a reserve, averaging 4.8 ppg and 4.1 rpg. During the season, Henry set a franchise record for most field goals made without a miss in a regular season game win against the Tulsa Shock, where she scored 14 points on 7 of 7 field goal shooting. In 2013, Henry re-signed with the Dream.[4] During the 2013 season, Henry played 34 games with 1 start averaging 3.9 ppg and 3.9 rpg. The Dream made it all the way to the 2013 WNBA Finals but were swept by the Minnesota Lynx. In 2015, Henry re-signed once again to the Dream.[5] In the 2015 season, Henry played 29 games with 11 starts and averaged a career-high in scoring but the Dream never made it to the playoffs. In 2016, Henry signed a 2-year contract with the Connecticut Sun.[6] After playing 10 games in her first season with the Sun, Henry would miss the rest of the season while being listed as day-to-day, due to undisclosed health reasons.[7][8] On January 26, 2017, Henry was traded back to the Dream in exchange for Reshanda Gray.[9]

OverseasEdit

Prior to her WNBA career, Henry played in Spain and Poland for CB Gran Canaria, Mann Filter Zaragoza and Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia from 2009 to 2012. In the 2012–13 off-season, Henry played in Spain for Rivas Ecopolis. In the 2013-14 off-season, played in Turkey for Hatay Büyükşehir Belediyesi.[10] In the 2014-15 off-season, Henry played for Guangdong Dolphins in China. In the 2015-16 off-season, Henry played in Turkey once again for Mersin S.K.. As of June 2016, Henry signed with Osmaniye Genclik of the Turkish League for the 2016-17 off-season.[11] In 2017, Henry signed with Heilongjiang Shenda of the Chinese league for the 2017-18 off-season. In August 2018, Henry signed with OGM Orman Genclik Ankara of the Turkish League for 2018-19.[12]

International competitionsEdit

In 2015, Henry along with teammate Tiffany Hayes received Azerbaijani citizenship and competed for the Azerbaijan women's national basketball team at the 2015 European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan.[13]

WNBA statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game  BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game  FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold  Career high League leader

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2012 Atlanta 34 14 18.0 .468 .000 .762 4.1 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.8 4.8
2013 Atlanta 34 1 12.8 .450 .000 .765 3.9 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.7 3.9
2014 Atlanta 34 4 12.8 .582 .000 .676 3.4 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.9 4.5
2015 Atlanta 29 11 17.9 .485 .000 .750 4.7 0.4 0.3 0.8 1.5 5.2
2016 Connecticut 10 2 5.0 .385 .000 .400 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.6 1.2
2017 Atlanta 6 0 5.1 .857 .000 .000 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.5 2.0
Career 6 years, 2 teams 147 32 14.2 .495 .000 .727 3.8 0.4 0.3 0.6 1.0 4.2

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TO PPG
2012 Atlanta 3 0 10.0 .750 .000 1.000 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.0 2.7
2013 Atlanta 8 3 22.7 .550 .000 .833 6.6 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.8 6.1
2014 Atlanta 3 0 16.2 .727 .000 .750 2.3 0.3 0.6 0.0 1.3 6.3
Career 3 years, 1 team 14 3 18.6 .600 .000 .833 4.6 0.2 0.5 0.6 1.0 5.4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dream, Atlanta (4 September 2014). "THROWBACK THURSDAY: Aneika Henry dunking in a slam dunk contest at the University of Florida in 2008.pic.twitter.com/RkH3GsE5XT".
  2. ^ "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  3. ^ "DREAM: Dream Sign Aneika Henry". www.wnba.com.
  4. ^ "DREAM: Dream Re-Signs Aneika Henry, Signs Le'Coe Willingham". losangelessparks.com.
  5. ^ Thursday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 1:35 p m; 23, April; Sports, 2015. "Dream re-sign forward Aneika Henry". ajc.
  6. ^ "Aneika Henry Signs With Connecticut Sun - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA".
  7. ^ "Sun welcome Mercury, but not without Tuck, who suffers season-ending knee injury". 1 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Aneika Henry - Sun betting odds and trends".
  9. ^ "Sun, Dream Swap Henry-Morello, Gray in Trade - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA".
  10. ^ "Aneika Anna-Kay HENRY - Season 2013/2014".
  11. ^ "EUROBASKET NEWS".
  12. ^ Aneika Henry-Morello (ex Heilongjiang) signs at OGM Orman
  13. ^ "Tiffany Hayes and Aneika Henry to Miss Five Games While Competing at 2015 European Games - Atlanta Dream".

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