DeLisha Milton-Jones is a retired professional basketball player who played in the WNBA for 17 seasons. She is a two-time WNBA champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and three-time WNBA All-Star. Milton-Jones is also a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Milton-Jones was born in Riceboro, Georgia, in 1974. She attended Bradwell Institute High School, where she was a four-year letterwinner in basketball. As a result, Milton-Jones led her team to the state championship in 1992 and was named the Georgia Player of the Year. Finally, she was also a McDonald’s All-American and Parade All-American.
Subsequently, Milton-Jones attended the University of Florida, where she played for the Gators from 1993 to 1997. She was a four-year starter and led the team to four NCAA Tournament appearances. Moreover, Milton-Jones was named the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year in 1997 and was a first-team All-American. She finished her college career with 1,858 points and 1,026 rebounds.
Milton-Jones was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in the first round of the 1999 WNBA draft. She played for the Sparks for eight seasons, winning two WNBA championships in 2001 and 2002. Milton-Jones was also named to the WNBA All-Star team in 2000 and 2007.
In 2007, Milton-Jones was traded to the Washington Mystics. She played for the Mystics for two seasons before being traded to the San Antonio Stars in 2009. Milton-Jones played for the Stars for two seasons before being traded to the New York Liberty in 2011. She played for the Liberty for two seasons before retiring from the WNBA in 2013.
Milton-Jones is currently the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Old Dominion University. She is also a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Milton-Jones is a true basketball legend. She is a two-time WNBA champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and three-time WNBA All-Star. She is also a member of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Milton-Jones is a role model for young girls everywhere and is an inspiration to all who know her.