Aneika A. Henry (born February 13, 1986) is a Jamaican professional basketball player. Henry also possesses an Azerbaijani citizenship.
|No. 13 – Atlanta Dream|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
February 13, 1986|
|Nationality||Jamaican / Azerbaijani|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||192 lb (87 kg)|
(Coral Gables, Florida)
Seminole CC (2005–2007)|
|WNBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2009–2010||CB Gran Canaria|
|2010–2011||Mann Filter Zaragoza|
|2011–2012||Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia|
|2013–2014||Hatay Büyükşehir Belediyesi|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Henry was born in Jamaica. She was 11 years old when she and her family moved to the United States and lived in Florida.
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.
|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|
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. On January 26, 2017, Henry was traded back to the Dream in exchange for Reshanda Gray.
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. 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. In 2017, Henry signed with Heilongjiang Shenda of the Chinese league for the 2017-18 off-season.
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.
|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|
|Career||6 years, 2 teams||147||32||14.2||.495||.000||.727||3.8||0.4||0.3||0.6||1.0||4.2|
|Career||3 years, 1 team||14||3||18.6||.600||.000||.833||4.6||0.2||0.5||0.6||1.0||5.4|
- 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".
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- "DREAM: Dream Sign Aneika Henry". www.wnba.com.
- "DREAM: Dream Re-Signs Aneika Henry, Signs Le'Coe Willingham". losangelessparks.com.
- Thursday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 1:35 p m; 23, April; Sports, 2015. "Dream re-sign forward Aneika Henry". ajc.
- "Aneika Henry Signs With Connecticut Sun - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA".
- "Sun welcome Mercury, but not without Tuck, who suffers season-ending knee injury". 1 September 2016.
- "Aneika Henry - Sun betting odds and trends".
- "Sun, Dream Swap Henry-Morello, Gray in Trade - WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA".
- "Aneika Anna-Kay HENRY - Season 2013/2014".
- "EUROBASKET NEWS".
- "Tiffany Hayes and Aneika Henry to Miss Five Games While Competing at 2015 European Games - Atlanta Dream".