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Biography

 

 

Rebekkah Brunson (born December 11, 1981) is a basketball player playing forward for the WNBA's Miinnesota Lynx.  Previously Brunson played for Georgetown University women's basketball team.

Brunson was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Oxon High School in Maryland.

Brunson graduated from Georgetown in 2004 as its women's basketball program's all-time leading rebounder.   She also played on U.S.A.'s 2003 Pan America Games Team.

The Sacramento Monarchs chose Brunson in the 1st round of the 2004 WNBA draft as tenth overall pick.  She played in Sacramento for six seasons and contributed to the Monarchs' 2005 WNBA Championship victory. She lead the league in offensive rebounds per game (3.9) and total offensive rebounds (130) in 2007 regular season.

After the Monarchs suspended operations in fall of 2009, the Minnesota Lynx acquired Brunson in a dispersal draft.

During WNBA offseasons, Burnson has played for Taranto,  an Italian Professional Basketball team, for the Dynamo team based in Russia, for Dexia Namur , a professional team based in Belgium, and for Ros Casares, a professional team based in Spain.

Burnson established and manages the 32 Foundation (named for her jersey number), which sponsors academic and athletic opportunities for Youth inthe metropolitan DC area.