April 28, 2014
With the start of Liberty training camp on Sunday, two of the team's premier talents - All-Stars Cappie Pondexter and Tina Charles - were noticeably absent. They are currently in Turkey and Russia, respectively, wrapping up the 2013-14 season with their overseas teams.
Pondexter and her Fenerbahce squad are in the Turkish league finals, taking on Galatasaray on April 30 in what could be the deciding game of the series. Galatasaray won the back-to-back games taking Round 1 with a 72-69 victory and Round 2 with 69-59 win. Pondexter is averaging 8.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists over the first two games of the series.
Charles and Dynamo Moscow are in the consolation game of the Russian Premier league against Dynamo Kursk. Charles' team is down 2-0 with Kursk winning the first two games by scores of 85-83 and 91-84, respectively. The two teams will meet in Round 3 of the series on April 29. Charles is averaging 14.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists over two games./