Player Review 2015: Shavonte Zellous

Shavonte Zellous
Height: 5-10
Position: Guard
Age: 28
Years Pro: 7
College: Florida State
Drafted: 11th overall by Detroit, First Round – 2009 WNBA Draft

Stats: Zellous appeared in 23 regular season games (1 start), averaging 8.4 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 0.9 steals per game in 22.2 minutes of action. She shot 37.9 percent from the field, 24.1 percent from 3-point range, and 77.1 percent from the free throw line.

After being a constant figure in the Fever’s starting lineup since the 2012 season, Zellous was assigned to a reserve role this season, where she provided a necessary offensive spark by leading the league’s highest-scoring bench in points per game.

Photo Gallery: Shavonte Zellous in 2015 »»

Notable Performance: Zellous’ best performance of the regular season came in the September 13 home victory over the New York Liberty. She posted a season-high 22 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including hitting both 3-point attempts, and added three assists, two rebounds, and two steals in 24 minutes of action.

Postseason: Zellous’ best game of the postseason came in the September 19 victory over the Chicago Sky in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, as she scored 16 points, hitting 6-of-9 field goal attempts and all four of her free throws, while dishing out eight assists and adding three rebounds, two steals, and a block in 24 minutes of action.

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

October 14, 2015 – Fever guard Shavonte Zellous discusses Indiana’s mentality heading into a winner-take-all Game 5 against the Minnesota Lynx in the 2015 WNBA Finals.

October 5, 2015 – Fever forward Marissa Coleman and guard Shavonte Zellous discuss the bond they share with each other and teammate Briann January as members of the 2009 WNBA Draft class.

September 27, 2015 – Fever guard Shavonte Zellous gets a 3-pointer to bounce in as the buzzer sounds at the end of the third quarter in Game 2 of the 2015 WNBA Eastern Conference Finals against the New York Liberty.

September 13, 2015 – Shavonte Zellous scored 11 of her season-high 22 points in the final five minutes on Sunday to help the Indiana Fever beat the New York Liberty 81-76 in the regular-season finale for both teams.