Player Review 2015: Erlana Larkins

Erlana Larkins

Height: 6-1
Position: Forward
Age: 28
Years Pro: 6
College: North Carolina
Drafted: 14th overall by New York, First Round – 2008 WNBA Draft

Stats: Larkins appeared in 21 regular season games (3 starts), averaging 3.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 0.9 steals per game in 16.8 minutes of action. She shot 40.7 percent from the field and 68.4 percent from the free throw line.

Photo Gallery: Erlana Larkins in 2015 »»

Notable Performance: Larkins’ best performance of the regular season came in an August 2 home victory over the Connecticut Sun. She scored 10 points, hitting 2-of-4 field goal attempts and 6-of-8 free throws, and added 13 rebounds, three assists, and a steal in 26 minutes played.

Postseason: After an injury-shortened regular season in which she posted her lowest scoring and rebounding averages since her second WNBA season in 2009, Larkins reverted back to her former highly-productive self in the playoffs, improving her statistical averages by 3.7 points and three rebounds per game from the regular season.

Larkins’ best game of the postseason came in the Game 3 road victory over the Chicago Sky in the Eastern Conference Semifinals on September 21. She set a new postseason career-high by scoring 18 points, hitting 7-of-8 shots and 4-of-5 free throws, and added seven rebounds, four assists, two steals, and a block in 33 minutes of action.

October 16, 2015 – Erlana Larkins talks with’s Pat Boylan at the conclusion of her 2015 season with the Indiana Fever.

October 13, 2015 – Fever center Erlana Larkins reflects on the team’s 2015 season and looks ahead to a winner-take-all Game 5 against the Minnesota Lynx in the 2015 WNBA Finals.

October 4, 2015 – Tamika Catchings’ steal led to passes from Marissa Coleman to Shenise Johnson to Erlana Larkins, who beat the buzzer for a layup that gave the Indiana Fever a 35-29 halftime lead over Minnesota in Game 1 of the 2015 WNBA Finals.

September 21, 2015 – Erlana Larkins pours in 18 points in the Game 3 win over the Chicago Sky.

May 27, 2015 – Erlana Larkins Q & A at Indiana Fever Media Day 2015.