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Seimone Augustus is an American player of basketball, who plays for the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), also for the Dynamo Kursk, as well as the United States national basketball team. Augustus was additionally drafted by none other than the American professional team of basketball whose name was Minnesota Lynx. Seimone additionally featured in the Sports Illustrated for Women’s cover.
Let‘s discuss more the brilliant basketball player Seimone in more detail.
|Seimone Delica Augustus
|April 30, 1984
|Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
|174 lb (79 kg)
Seimone was born in the capital state of the US, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Augustus was born to Seymore Augustus and Kim Augustus. Seimone was born on April 30, 1984, with the real name Seimone Delica Augustus.
At the college times, Augustus collaborated with LSU Lady Tigers, the two-time All-American, and additionally won the Naismith College Player of the Year, Wooden Award, and Wade Trophy in 2005 and 2006 while leading LSU to three straight Final Four appearances. Moreover, The Lady Tigers never advanced over the semi-final round. Additionally, Seimone got 19.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2 assists per game in her collegiate career.
In the final year of college, Seimone won the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, knowing Seimone as the nation’s high senior basketball player in the women’s category. In 2006, Seimone completed her graduation from Louisiana State University. Seimone wore the number 33 throughout her college career and the jersey number retired on the 9th of January, 2010. It additionally formed Seiomone as the first athlete in the female category at school record to get that honor.
From 2006-2007 and again from 2007-2008 the off-seasons of WNBA. Additionally, Seimone also played basketball in Russia for the Dynamo Moscow club. Furthermore, from 2008 to 2009 offseasons of WNBA, Seimone in Turkey played basketball EuroCup for Galatasaray. Moreover, in 2013, Augustus has really played well that too consecutively off seasons for Dynamo Kursk of the Russian League.
Awards and Achievements received by Augustus
Seimone is really good at playing basketball and has received multiple awards for her skills and talent. The list of the awards and achievements received by Augustus is as follows:
- In 2004 Augustus won the Honda Sports Award for basketball
- Again after 1 year, Seimone in 2005 became the winner of the Honda Sports Award for basketball
- Furthermore from 2007 to 2008, Seimone Augustus became the Turkish Presidents Cup Winner with Galatasaray
- Additionally from the year 2008 to 2009, Seimone won the FIBA Eurocup along with Galatasaray once again
- From 2008 to 2009 Seimone became the winner of FIBA Eurocup MVP with Galatasaray.
Currently, Seimone is a member of the U.S. women’s basketball team. Additionally, Seimone received gold medals at 2008, 2012, and 2016 Summer Olympics. USA Basketball Women’s National Team training camp in the 2009 Fall invited Seimone Augustus to join the camp.
Seimone has a very fit body with a height of around 6 feet and she weighs around 81 kilograms. Furthermore, her beautiful pair of brown eyes and dark brown hair makes her look even more attractive.
Seimone underwent surgery at Fairview Southdale Hospital in April of 2010 to remove fibroids. During this surgery, Seimone’s uterus was taken out and her ovaries were left intact, forming a kid through a gestational surrogate possible.
Seimone also announced that one day she will have a child. Moreover, Seimone is a lesbian by sexuality. In 2010, she engaged LaTaya Varner. The couple then married happily in Hawaii in 2015. Unfortunately, the couple’s love did not last and they divorced in 2018.
Net Worth of Seimone
The basketball player has a salary of $50000. Seimone’s net worth is estimated to be around $2.2 million. Her earning income is from the games she plays.