She was waived by the Mystics on June 10, 1998, and signed by the Detroit Shock on July 18 of that same year.
Hamblin played six games for the Shock that season and was waived on May 6, 1999.
Hamblin was drafted in the third round (23rd overall) by the Washington Mystics in the 1998 WNBA Draft.
Karras appeared in a variety of movies and TV shows, including "Blazing Saddles" as the outlaw Mongo, who memorably knocked out a horse with a single punch; "Porky's"; the TV miniseries "Centennial," and his starring role in the sitcom "Webster," which he produced with his co-star and wife, Susan Clark. 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, suffering from kidney failure, cancer and dementia.