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Tamika Catchings

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Birthday
21, 1979
Birthplace
Stratford, NJ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1979 (age 39)
Birthplace
Stratford, NJ

About

University of Tennessee women's basketball star who became one of the top WNBA players of all-time with the Indiana Fever.

Before Fame

She was born with a hearing disability and had to wear a hearing aid for a while.

Trivia

In high school she recorded the first ever quintuple double in 1997, that is: 25 points, 18 rebounds, 11 assists, 10 steals and 10 blocks.

Family Life

She is the daughter of NBA player Harvey Catchings. Her sister Tauja also played professionally in the WNBA. In 2016, she married Parnell Smith.

Associated With

In 2008, she served as the celebrity referee in 3-on-3 basketball played by Barack Obama and students from an Indiana middle school.