2020 Player Review: Kennedy Burke

Kennedy Burke

Height: 6-1

Position: Guard

Age: 23

Years Pro: 2

College: UCLA

Acquired: By Indiana, claimed off waivers on May 25, 2019

Overview: Kennedy Burke started 11 of 22 games during her second WNBA season. Burke made the fourth most 3-point shots on the team this season with 15. The second-year guard averaged 7.2 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 18.3 minutes per game. Burke was one of five Fever players to appear in every game this season. In two games against the Seattle Storm, Burke averaged 20.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game.

Notable Performances:

July 31: In her second career game against the Dallas Wings, who drafted her in 2019, Burke finished with seven points and a career-high six rebounds.

August 7: Burke’s first double-digit scoring effort of the season came off the bench against the Minnesota Lynx. Burke ended with 14 points on 3-for-4 shooting from beyond the arc and three rebounds.

August 20: A career night for Burke in the Fever 90-84 victory against the Storm was one to remember. Burke set career highs in points (23) and field goals made (7).

August 25: Burke’s second game of the season against the Storm ended with a team-high 17 points, to go along with a career-high three steals, three rebounds and two assists.