Candice Dupree is an American basketball player for the Women's National Basketball Association's Atlanta Dream (WNBA). The Chicago Sky selected her sixth overall in the 2006 WNBA draft, and she won the WNBA Championship in 2014 with the Phoenix Mercury. She's also a professional basketball player who has competed in Europe and Asia.
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Candice was born on August 16, 1984, in Oklahoma in the United States of America. Detailed information regarding her parents isn't available. She spent her childhood in Tampa, Florida. She completed her education at Paul R Wharton High School. She later joined Temple University in 2002 and received her degree in 2006. She has two siblings. One of the siblings is her twin sister.
Candice started her basketball career long back when she was in school. She played for her school and college and won several awards and medals for both institutes. While pursuing her graduation, Dupree played 113 games in total and scored 1698 points in those games. She always played in the Centre or the forward position and was usually among the highest scorers.
After completing her graduation, WNBA selected her in the Drafts. She was going to play for Chicago Sky. This was the start of her WNBA career, and she won several games during her tenure on the team. In 2010, she started playing with Phoenix Mercury, and after four years of joining the team, she got a chance to be honored by the WNBA championship title. In 2015, Candice was in the last of WNBA All-Star. This was for the fifth time that she secured this position.
She won three gold medals while representing the United States of America. The first medal that she won was in 2005, World University Games. The second and the third medal came from FIBA World Championship, the 2010 games in the Czech Republic, and in 2014 in the championship in Turkey, respectively.
Candice Dupree is married and content. She married DeWanna Bonner, a former Mercury teammate. They exchanged marital vows in November 2014, and they've been enjoying their new life together ever since. The Dupree-Bonner couple welcomed twins into their household. In July 2017, they welcomed two girls into the world.
DeWanna Bonner is a professional basketball player who plays forward for the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. Her mother, LaShelle Bonner, and father, Gregory McCall, welcomed her into the world on August 21, 1987. She went to Fairfield High School in Fairfield, Alabama, where she played basketball before going to Auburn University after graduation. Bonner majored in Psychology while also playing basketball. Vin'Centia Dewberry, Justin McCall, and Erica McCall are her siblings.
A career in a foreign country
During the 2007–08 and 2008–09 WNBA off-seasons, Dupree played professional basketball in Poland for the TS Wisa Can-Pack Kraków team.
Wisla Can-Pack won the PLKK league championship in 2008, and Dupree was awarded the series' Most Valuable Player. Dupree was named to the EuroLeague Women All-Star Game's "Rest of the World" (non-European) side in 2009. From 2009 to 2011, Dupree spent two off-seasons in Slovakia with Good Angels Koice, winning a national championship with the squad. Dupree spent four off-seasons in Russia, playing with WBC Spartak Moscow Region, Dynamo Kursk, and Nadezhda Orenburg between 2011 and 2015. Dupree also spent the first half of the 2014–15 off-season in China with the WCBA's Zhejiang Golden Bulls. Dupree signed with ZVVZ USK Praha for the 2016-17 off-season in August 2016. Dupree joined with Sopron Basket of the Hungarian league in September 2018 for the 2018-19 off-season, and she would return the following year. Dupree signed a two-year contract with ZVVZ USK Praha in January 2021 for the 2020-21 off-season.
Estimated Net Worth
Candice is one of the wealthiest basketball players in the world. Candice Dupree is also on the elit list of the wealthiest basketball players. According to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Candice Dupree's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
Last Modified: Aug 19, 2021