19 Facts About Alyssa Thomas


Alyssa Thomas was born on April 12,1992 and is an American professional basketball forward for the Connecticut Sun of the Women's National Basketball Association.


Alyssa Thomas is the University of Maryland's all-time leader in scoring, rebounding and double-doubles for both the women's and men's programs, and one of only three athletes in NCAAW history with six career triple-doubles.


Alyssa Thomas is the only WNBA player to record four triple-doubles, which she did during the 2022 season.


Alyssa Thomas attended Central Dauphin High School in Pennsylvania and became the school's all-time leading scorer.


Alyssa Thomas was named to the 2010 Parade All-American First Team, and was named a unanimous 2010 ESPN and USA Today All-American.


Alyssa Thomas led her team in scoring, averaging 14.5 points per game, as well as 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game.


Alyssa Thomas came to national attention in her sophomore season.


Alyssa Thomas led the Maryland Terrapins to the 2012 ACC Championship, scoring 29 points in the championship game against Georgia Tech and earning ACC Tournament MVP honors.


Alyssa Thomas won ACC Player of the Year for a second time and led the injury-addled Terrapins to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament.


Alyssa Thomas capped her collegiate career by earning 2014 ACC Player of the Year for a third straight season, in addition to AP, WBCA and USBWA First-Team All America honors.


Alyssa Thomas led a young Terrapins squad on a deep run through the NCAA Tournament, scoring a career-high 33 points against the Tennessee Lady Vols in the Sweet Sixteen en route to reaching the 2014 Final Four in Nashville.


On June 27,2014, Alyssa Thomas was named ACC Female Athlete of the Year.


Alyssa Thomas was drafted 4th overall by the New York Liberty in the 2014 WNBA draft, and was draft-day traded to the Sun alongside Kelsey Bone.


Alyssa Thomas was named to the 2014 WNBA All-Rookie Team.


In 2017, Alyssa Thomas would emerge as an all-star in the league.


In February 2018, Alyssa Thomas re-signed with the Sun to a multi-year deal in free agency.


Alyssa Thomas returned to play in Game 3, scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds.


Alyssa Thomas led the league in scoring and rebounding, averaging 19 points and 11.1 rebounds per game.


Alyssa Thomas is the older sister of former Wake Forest player Devin Alyssa Thomas.