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Michele Timms (Australia)
Born on June Monday, 1965, in Melbourne, Australia.
Height:
165cm (5'4")
Position:
Point Guard
Nationality:
Australia

Enshrined as a player in the FIBA Hall of Fame on August Saturday, 2016.

Clubs

As a player:

  • Bulleen Boomers (1984)
  • Nunawading Spectres (1985-1990)
  • Perth Breakers (1991-1994)
  • Firenze Basket (1993-1994)
  • Sydney Flames (1995-1996)
  • Bulleen Boomers (1998-1999)
  • Lotus Munich (1989-1990, 1992-1993)
  • BTV Wuppertal (1995-1997)
  • Phoenix Mercury (1997-2001)

As a Coach:

  • Assistant Coach of the Phoenix Mercury (2005)
  • Assistant Coach of the Southern Dragons (2007-2008)
  • Assistant Coach of the Chinese Women's National Team (2008, 2013-2016)
  • Assistant Coach of the Bulleen Boomers (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Coach of the Australian Women's National Team (2009-2012)

Club Highlights

  • Four-time WNBL Champion with the Nunawading Spectres (1986-1989)
  • WNBL Champion with the Perth Breakers (1993)
  • FIBA Women’s European Champions Cup winner with BTV Wuppertal (1996)
  • Final Four finalist with the BTV Wuppertal (1997)
  • WNBA finalist with the Phoenix Mercury (1998)

National Team

As a Player:

  • 264 appearances for the Australian National Team
  • Participated in 4 World Championships (1986, 1990,1994, 1998)
  • Participated in 3 Olympic Games (1988, 1996, 2000)
  • Olympic bronze and silver medalist with Australia (1996, 2000)
  • World Championship bronze medalist (1998)
  • Captain of the Australian Olympic Team (2000)

 As a Coach:

  • Oceania Championship winner (2009)
  • Olympic bronze medalist (2012)
  • Participated in 3 Olympic Games as Assistant Coach (2008, 2012, 2016)

Individual Highlights

  • Seven-time WNBL All Star Team (1988–1992, 1994, 1996)
  • Basketball Australia Merit Award (1996)
  • All Star 5 of the FIBA Women’s European Champions Cup Final Four
  • 1st Australian player to be selected to play in the WNBA (1996)
  • WNBA All Star Game selection (1996)
  • Two-time Basketball Australia International Player of the Year (1994, 1996)
  • Inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (2004)
  • Inducted into the Basketball Australia Hall of Fame (2006)
  • Inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (2008)