Shannon Denise Bobbitt is a WNBA player who last played with the Washington Mythics. Growing up, Bobbitt learned to play basketball during one of the neighborhood projects of Harlem. She also went to Murry Bergtraum High School, where she joined the women’s basketball team and led the school to two straight PSAL and State Federation titles. During her sophomore year, she set the record of being the second-best player.

Trinity Valley Community College Basketball Career

Bobbitt decided to attend Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas for her junior college. During the 2005-06 season, she set a record of handing 211 assists, breaking the record of her junior college. She also led her school to the NJCAA National Tournament and become the 2006 Region XIV Champions.

WNBA Career and Suspension

Bobbitt was drafted 15th in the 2008 WNBA Draft, and she joined her former teammates Candace Parker and Sidney Spencer on the Los Angeles squad. She was also joined by Olympian Lisa Leslie.

Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.57 m / 59 kg
Born 6 Dec 1985
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Lil Bit
Team History
631 washington mystics Washington Mystics 2012
Indiana Fever Indiana Fever 2011
Los Angeles Sparks Los Angeles Sparks 2008 - 2009

In 2008, Bobbitt and her teammates were involved in a fight at The Palace of Auburn Hills against the Detroit Shock. This led the WNBA to suspend 10 WNBA players and Rick Mahorn, Detroit’s assistant coach. Bobbit was also suspended for two games because she left the bench.


2006 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Junior College Player of the Year

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