Disclaimer: Inductee's biography/statistics are current upon the year of their induction into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's Board of Directors serves as the selection committee in determing which individuals are inducted each year.
Class of 2018
• Thompson was the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year while at the University of Southern California
• She was named to the Pac-10 first team three times while at the University of Southern California (1995, 1996, 1997)
• Thompson was the number one pick in the inaugural 1997 WNBA draft
• She helped guide the Houston Comets to the first four WNBA Championships (1997-2000)
• Thompson was a three-time WNBA first team selection and was a WNBA All-Star nine times
• She was named one of the WNBA top 15 players of all time in 2011 and was named one of the WNBA top 20 players of all time in 2016
• Thompson was the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history
• She helped guide USA Basketball to two gold medals in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics
• In high school, Thompson was named the California AAA Player of the Year in 1993