Silver Stars Weekly Update: 9/10/12

This Week's Games


Silver Stars @ Tulsa Shock
September 12 - 7PM - BOK Center

San Antonio embarks on its second-to-last regular-season road trip of the 2012 season and its third visit to Tulsa on Wednesday. The Silver Stars are 2-0 at the BOK Center this season.

Silver Stars vs. Seattle Storm
September 14 - 7PM - AT&T Center

The Silver Stars host Seattle on Friday Night as part of the team's Fiesta Celebration. San Antonio defeated Seattle 80-67 on its last trip to the AT&T Center on June 9, 2012.

Silver Stars vs. Tulsa Shock
September 16 - 2PM - AT&T Center

San Antonio meets Tulsa for the final time in 2012 and the second time in five days on Sunday. The Silver Stars are 1-0 against Tulsa at the AT&T Cetner this season, defeating the Shock 91-71 on August 25.


Silver Stars Notes

Playoff Picture: San Antonio enters the week in third place in the Western Conference ... With its win and Los Angeles' loss on Sunday, Minnesota clinched the best record in the West and the No. 1 seed for the 2012 Western Conference playoffs ... Los Angeles currently sits second in the West, five games behind Minnesota while the Silver Stars enter the week two games behind LA for the second overall seed ... Seattle clinched the final Western Conference playoff spot on Sunday and enters the week in fourth place, 3.5 games behind San Antonio ... Both the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds will have home court advantage in the Western Conference semifinals.

Silver Stars & Stripes Collection: The Silver Stars & Stripes Collection collected 1,752 items to be donated to troops overseas ... The Silver Stars began collecting items - including coffee, sunblock, chapstick and toothbrushes - at their game against Phoenix on July 3 ... The collection ran through the Sept. 7 Military Appreciation Night ... The items will now be donated to Randolph Air Force Base to be sent to troops overseas.

All-Decade Team: In celebration of its 10th Anniversary Season, the Silver Stars will be honoring an All-Decade Team ... The first two selections - as chosen in a vote by fans, team staff and local and national media - were unveiled during Sunday's game ... San Antonio guard Danielle Robinson and former forward Ann Wauters are the first two members of the Silver Stars All-Decade Team ... Robinson was drafted sixth overall by San Antonio in 2011 and has played in 65 career games, averaging 8.6 points and 4.0 assists per game ... Wauters played for the Silver Stars for two seasons (2008-09), helping the team to the 2008 Western Conference title ... She played in 61 career games, averaging 13.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Click here to vote for your favorites!

Player Spotlight


Veteran forward Sophia Young notched 33 points, 13 rebounds and five steals through two games during the week, averaging 16.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.

Young led the Silver Stars with 20 points and eight rebounds in its loss to Minnesota on Sunday. She ranked second on the team with 13 points and five rebounds in Friday's loss to Indiana.

She leads the team with 16.7 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.21 steals per game on the season.