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Skylar Diggins-Smith is known as an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women's National Basketball Association. She is most famous for being drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in the 2013 WNBA Draft.

Background and Age

Skylar Kierra Diggins-Smith was born on August 2, 1990 in South Bend, IN. Her parent's names are Tige Diggins and Renee Scott. Sarah Diggins and Maurice Scott are her stepparents. Tige, Destyn, and Maurice are three more youthful brothers of Skylar and she has a more youthful sister Hanneaf. She was a born competitor and played basketball from her initial adolescence.

Skylar went to the Washington High School in South Bend, Indiana. Her basketball abilities started to highly develop during her high school career. Skylar drove her Panthers and won the state championship. She was named all-state first group in three back to back years in 2007, 2008, and 2009. She scored 28 points, 12 assists, 12 steals and nine rebounds for every game in her high school career.

When she was prepared to join college, she had scored an average of 25.9 per game which is the third highest young lady's average score in Indiana. She at that point went to the University of Notre Dame in 2009. She was a player on the Notre Dame basketball crew. She was granted the Nancy Lieberman Award twice for her amazing performance at Notre Dame. She scored 15.7 points, 0.6 blocks, 2.5 steals, 5.0 assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game during her career at Notre Dame. She learned genuine aptitudes and strategies while with the group Notre Dame that cleared her way for the WNBA.

Married, Husband, Kids

Skylar Diggins is married to Daniel Smith. Daniel and Skylar have known each other since their college life at Notre Dame. They got married in August 2017 at Chi-Town.

Career and Net Worth

Her professional basketball career in WNBA started with Tulsa Shock in 2013. Her professional career was going all so well when in 2015 Skylar experienced a torn ACL. It took her one more year to recoup. She rejoined Tulsa Shock yet at that point, the group had relocated and was renamed as Dallas Wings. With the Wings, Skylar performances exceeded expectations all through 2017. The Wings arrived at the end of the regular season games as the number 7 seed.

In December 2019, it was announced that Skylar was one of the judges for the Forbes 30 Under 30 – Hollywood & Entertainment list.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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