Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw is a former professional basketball player in the Women’s National Basketball Association. She announced her retirement in 2007 while under contract with the San Antonio Silver Stars. She resumed her career again in 2009 WNBA Season and played for Atlanta Dream. She started playing basketball during her school days and was selected as a team member for The King Regional High School in Queens, New York. She led her school team to New York State Championships four consecutive times and awarded High School All-American by the WBCA. During her college days, she played for Lady Vols and again led that team to the first ever three consecutive Women’s Basketball Championships from 1996 to 1998. Chamique was selected 1st overall by the Washington Mystics in the 1999 WNBA Draft. She has often been bad-mouthed for her looks, though, interestingly, this Nike player had also managed a spot on the cover page of SLAM magazine.