Euroleague Wrap: Taylor Runner-Up
|Penny Taylor was voted Player of the Week in Week 1 and finished as a runner-up in Week 4|
Player of the Week honors in Week 4 of Euroleague action went to Australian baller Erin Phillips after she scored 25 points, pulled down four boards, dropped six dimes and swiped six steals in an 89-48 win over TTT Riga. Phillips was a 2010 Euroleague All-Star and she's definitely making her case for another nod in 2011 after shooting 5-for-6 from three-point land in her latest outing.
|Euroleague Leading Scorers|
Taking a look at the boards, free agent Cheryl Ford moves into sole possession of the number one rebounding spot, hauling in an average of 12.5 per game. Behind Ford is 2010 Rookie of the Year Tina Charles with 11.8 rpg, while Bonner and Atlanta's Sancho Lyttle are tied for fourth with 10.5 apiece.
Running things in the assists department is Birsel Vardali, averaging 5.3 apg. It should come as no surprise though when you consider two of her Fenerbahce teammates, Taurasi and Taylor, are each in the Top 5 in scoring.
Other notable performances from WNBA players:
Lauren Jackson (Seattle Storm/Sparta): 24 points and four rebounds in a 87-55 win over Tarbes.
Crystal Langhorne (Washington Mystics/Ekaterinburg): 17 points and eight rebounds in an 80-61 win over MKB Euroleasing.
Sandrine Gruda (Connecticut Sun/Ekaterinburg): 16 points and 11 rebounds in a win over MKB Euroleasing.
Candice Dupree (Phoenix Mercury/Kosice): 18 points and six rebounds in a 75-57 win over Pecs.