Overseas Update - April 15

The following is an update on how Atlanta Dream players fared in recent games with their overseas teams. You can find links to all of their teams’ web pages and get more detailed information by clicking here.

Erika de Souza – Sport Recife (Brazil): Sport Recife completed an undefeated season, finishing the regular season with a 6-0 record and going 4-0 in the playoffs. In the team’s 10 games, de Souza averaged 15.1 points, which ranked third in the league, and league bests of 10.9 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game.

LBF League page

Tiffany Hayes – Besiktas (Turkey): Hayes completed her commitment to Besiktas, which fell to 6-19 last week. Hayes averaged 8.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in eight games with the club. She previously played for Hapoel Rishon Le-Zion of Israel, and averaged 18.7 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.7 steals in 10 games with that club.

Besiktas Turkish League stats
Hapoel Rishon Le-Zion Israeli League stats

Aneika Henry – Rivas Ecopolis (Spain): Rivas Ecopolis took a 1-0 lead over Cadi ICG in the semifinals of the Spanish League playoffs, with an 81-52 win on April 13. Game two of the series will be played on April 17. In the opener, Henry had eight points, making all three of her field goals and both of her free throws, and added six rebounds and a pair of assists. Henry has averaged 9.5 points and 7.5 boards in Spanish League games for Rivas Ecopolis, which went 19-1 during the regular season. She also finished EuroLeague competition averaging 11.4 points and 8.5 rebounds in 15 EuroLeague games.

Rivas Ecopolis Spanish League stats
Rivas Ecopolis EuroLeague stats

Armintie Herrington – Besiktas (Turkey): Herrington completed her commitment to Besiktas, which fell to 6-19 last week. In her 11 games with the club, Herrington averaged 9.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 3.6 steals.

Besiktas Turkish League stats

Cathrine Kraayeveld – Winnus (South Korea): Kraayeveld started the South Korean League season with Shinhan Bank,w hich finished the season 24-11 in a tie for first place. In her 15 games with the team, Kraayeveld averaged 14.9 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists. She then played 10 games for Winnus in the same league, averaging 11.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the team which finished 13-22 and in sixth place.

Winnus South Korean League stats
Shinhan Bank South Korean League stats

Yelena Leuchanka – Liaoning (China): Leuchanka played in 18 games this season for Liaoning, which finished 14-8 and in third place in the Chinese League. In her 18 games with the club, Leuchanka averaged 17.7 points and 9.1 rebounds.

Liaoning Chinese League stats

Sancho Lyttle – Galatasaray (Turkey): No. 2 seed Galatasaray finished off its quarterfinals series in the Turkish League playoffs and took a 1-0 lead in the semifinals last week. Galatasaray wrapped up a two-game quarterfinals sweep of Antakya with a 67-52 victory on April 9, with Lyttle totaling 12 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Her team then opened the semifinals with a 71-69 victory on April 14, with Lyttle pouring in a game-high 25 points with five rebounds, five steals and three assists. Lyttle is now averaging 12.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 28 Turkish League games during the regular and post seasons. Lyttle also finished the EuroLeague campaign averaging 11.5 points, 7.2 boards and 2.6 steals in 17 EuroLeague games, helping her team reach the Final Eight.

Galatasaray Turkish League stats
Galatasaray EuroLeague stats

Angel McCoughtry – Fenerbahce (Turkey): Top-seeded Fenerbahce completed a two-game sweep of Ceyhan Bld in the quarterfinals of the Turkish League playoffs and opened a 1-0 lead in the semifinals against Kayseri last week. In an 80-66 victory over Ceyhan Bld on April 9 to wrap up that series, McCoughtry had game highs of 25 points, 11 rebounds and five steals and added five assists. In a 67-57 win over Kayseri on April 13 to start that series, she had another double-double, collecting 21 points, 10 boards, three steals and two assists. In 24 Turkish League games during the regular and post seasons, McCoughtry has averaged a team-high 16.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.4 steals. She also finished the EuroLeague campaign averaging 15.3 points, 8.1 boards and 2.3 steals in 19 EuroLeague games, leading her team to the Final of the EuroLeague championship tournament.

Fenerbahce Turkish League stats
Fenerbahce EuroLeague stats

Jasmine Thomas – Vologda-Chevakata (Russia): Vologda-Chevakata dropped the final two games of the best-of-three series in the quarterfinal round of the Russian League playoffs last week, then bounced back to win its opening game in the consolation bracket. The sixth-seeded Vologda-Chevakata fell to No. 3 Nadezhda after suffering a 76-63 loss on April 8 and an 88-58 decision on April 9. In the first loss, Thomas had eight points, four rebounds and a pair of assists, then totaled three assists, two points and two boards in the deciding game. In a 77-69 victory over Energy Ivanovo on April 13 in the consolation round, Thomas had five points and two rebounds. In 22 Russian League games during the regular and post seasons, Thomas has averaged 8.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Thomas also played in all 12 of the team’s EuroCup games this season before the team was eliminated from that competition, averaging 10.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists.

Chevakata Russian League stats

Le'Coe Willingham – Perfumerias Avenida (Spain): No. 2 seed Perfumerias Avenida took a 1-0 lead in the semifinals of the Spanish League playoffs with a 60-57 victory over No. 3 Uni Girona on April 13. Game two of the series will be played April 17. In the opener, Willingham had five points and six rebounds as Perfumerias edged Uni Girnoa, 60-57, on April 13. Willingham has averaged 10.1 points and 6.5 boards in 15 Spanish League games during the regular and post seasons for Perfumerias. Willingham also averaged 12.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in nine EuroLeague games this season before her team was eliminated from the playoffs.

Perfumerias Avenida Spanish League stats
Perfumerias Avenida EuroLeague stats

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