Gray with the California Golden Bears in 2015
|No. 21–New York Liberty|
|Born||June 1, 1993|
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||192 lb (87 kg)|
|High school|| Washington Prep |
(Los Angeles, California)
|WNBA draft||2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall|
|Selected by the Minnesota Lynx|
|2017–2019||Incheon Shinhan Bank S-Birds|
|2018–Present||New York Liberty|
|Career highlights and awards|
Reshanda Gray (born June 1, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Incheon Shinhan Bank S-Birds of the Women's Korean Basketball League. She was drafted by the Minnesota Lynx in the 2015 WNBA draft.
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Born in Los Angeles, California, Gray grew up in a low income family, moving from place to place. At age 11, she and her six siblings settled in a one-room apartment long-term. She and her siblings were put into foster care, due to her parents drug use. She attended Bret Harte Middle School, where she first played basketball. After middle school she attended Washington Prep, where she played volleyball, track, and basketball.
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Gray helped lead the Golden Bears to it first NCAA Final Four in 2013. In the 2013-14 season she scored 43 points and 16 rebound against Washington State. She ended that season averaging 17.6 points and 9 rebounds.In her senior season of 2014–15, Gray was named Pac-12 Player of the Year by the league's head coaches, although she would lose out to Oregon State's Ruth Hamblin for the media version of the award.
The 2013–14 California Golden Bears women's basketball team will represent University of California, Berkeley during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Golden Bears, led by third year head coach Lindsay Gottlieb, play their home games at the Haas Pavilion and were a members of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished with a record of 22–10 overall, 13–5 in Pac-12 play for a tie for a second-place finish. They lost in the quarterfinals in the 2014 Pac-12 Conference Women's Basketball Tournament to Washington State. They were invited to the 2014 NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Tournament which they defeated Fordham in the first round before getting defeated by Baylor in the second round.
The 2014–15 California Golden Bears women's basketball team will represent University of California, Berkeley during the 2014–15 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Golden Bears, led by fourth year head coach Lindsay Gottlieb, play their home games at the Haas Pavilion and were a members of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 24–10, 13–5 in Pac-12 play to finish in a tie for third place. They advanced to the championship game of the Pac-12 Women's Tournament where they lost to their in-state rival Stanford. They received at-large bid to the NCAA Women's Tournament where they defeated Wichita State in the first round before getting defeated by Texas in the second round.
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|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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Gray has three brothers and three sisters.
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