Season Statistics
PPG
RPG
APG
5.2
FG%

Player Profile

Natalie Porter



 


DOB 16/12/1980, Height: 185cm

Forward

Nunawading Spectres (VIC)

1997

Dandenong 1997-1998/99, Bulleen 1999/00-2000/01, Townsville 2001/02-2004/05, Sydney Uni 2005/06 – 2007/08, 2009/10 - Current

92 (senior), 2004 Olympic Games in Athens

Natalie will complete her Master of Business in 2010.

She has started her own business called NPire and aims to grow this over the coming years.

In the 2009/10 season Natalie missed 9 games for the Flames after breaking her arm in Round ___ but still managed to reach the 250-game milestone and WNBL Live Membership. Natalie averaged 11.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 13 games in the regular season. In the Flames 2009/10 finals campaign Natalie led the team in scoring, posted averages of 15.5 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist. Natalie was named WNBL MVP in the 2007/08 season when she average a career high 24.6 points per game. In the 2006/07 season she was named in the WNBL All-Star Five, ranking 2nd in points per game averaging 18.6, 3rd in 3pt% with 39.4% and 6th in total rebounds with 7.9 per game. Natalie ranked 8th in offensive rebounds with an average of 2.4 pg in 2005/06. She scored 270 points in her debut season with the Flames with an average of 14 ppg. Natalie shot 77 % from the free throw line for the Fire in the 2003/04 season she was named winner of the Robyn Maher Defensive Player award for the WNBL in 2002/03, member of the 2002/03 WNBL All-Star Five. Natalie averaged 8.5 rebounds in the 2000/01 season with the Boomers. Averaged 15 points per game in the 2002/03 season for the Fire.

In 2008 Natalie left Australia to take up a contract with Italian club Lavezzini Parma. She represented Victoria Metro U16, U18 and Victoria U20 at National Junior Championships… squad member of the Gems (Australian Junior Women) 1996/97… VBA Rookie of the Year 1998… drafted to the WNBA by New York Liberty in 2000… played in her first Olympic Games in Athens 2004 winning a silver medal.

Nat has two younger brothers, Brenton and Chris (both tower over her). Her parents are Christine and Tim…She has very fond memories of her Stepfather, Sebouh.

An Olympian and former league MVP, Nat’s season last year was interrupted by injury. A versatile scorer and robust defender, her leadership and experience are crucial to the team this year.

Season Statistics
  2PT 3PT FT Rebounds  
  M MIN 2PM-A 1st Half H.S 3PM-A 3PT
%
FTM-A FT % TOT AST PTS
Season 10 11/11/2011 26 - 68 38.2 25 - 11 16 - - Bendigo 5.2
Career 278 21/12/2007 - - - 0.0 986 - 922 726 - - - 6.4


Previous Seasons
Competition Season M MIN 2PM-A 1st Half H.S 3PM-A 3PT
%
FTM-A FT % PF Total Pts TOT AST PTS
2011/12 2012 10 11/11/2011 26 - 68 38.2 25 - 11 16 - - Bendigo 64.0 5.2
2010/11 2011 15 16/01/2011 - - - 0.0 53 - 21 45 - - AIS 84.9 5.5
2009/10 2010 15 13/02/2010 - - - 0.0 48 - 42 34 - - West Coast 70.8 6.4
2007/08 2008 25 21/12/2007 - - - 0.0 190 - 103 143 - - Bendigo 75.3 7.3
2006/07 2007 23 13/01/2007 133 - 284 46.8 95 - 76 75 - - Adelaide 78.9 7.8
2005/06 2006 21 30/09/2005 83 - 199 41.7 77 - 65 56 - - Bulleen 72.7 5.6
2004/05 2005 17 09/10/2004 59 - 161 36.6 68 - 78 50 - - Adelaide 73.5 7.4
2003/04 2004 21 02/01/2004 68 - 193 35.2 88 - 92 68 - - Bulleen 77.3 6.9
2002/03 2003 23 11/10/2002 96 - 244 39.3 85 - 97 59 - - West Coast 69.4 8.0
2001/02 2002 16 27/10/2001 56 - 140 40.0 41 - 88 31 - - Sydney 75.6 7.1
2000/01 2001 21 04/02/2001 91 - 265 34.3 73 - 72 53 - - West Coast 72.6 8.5
1998/99 18 31/10/1998 47 - 128 36.7 38 - 42 27 - - Canberra 71.1 4.7
1998 12 14/02/1998 36 - 78 46.2 10 - 37 5 - - Bulleen 50.0 3.3
1997 18 30/05/1997 35 - 91 38.5 26 - 59 19 - - Adelaide 73.1 4.2
1999/00 23 14/11/1999 104 - 225 46.2 69 - 39 45 - - Canberra 65.2 5.5