Tamara James (born June 13, 1984) is an American basketball former player, formerly of the WNBA's Washington Mystics. She is an alumna of the University of Miami, where she majored in liberal arts with a concentration in theater studies. James was selected by the Mystics in the first round, eighth overall pick in the 2006 WNBA Draft. James spent 9 years as a professional basketball player, mostly overseas in Israel. In Israel, James won 2 Cup Championships and 1 League Championship. She had a son in 2011. On November 8, 2016, James was elected Mayor of Dania Beach, the oldest community in Broward County, Florida.
|Born||June 13, 1984|
|Listed height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Listed weight||158 lb (72 kg)|
|High school||South Broward (Hollywood, Florida)|
|College||Miami (Florida) (2002–2006)|
|WNBA draft||2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Washington Mystics|
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|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Former UM basketball player Tamara James elected Dania Beach mayor". miamiherald. Retrieved 2016-11-11.
- "Women's Basketball Player stats". NCAA. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
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