Silver Stars Overseas Update: 12/7/12

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Danielle Adams
12/3 vs. Elitzur Natanya W, 76-71 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Adams helped Maccabi Ashdod remain undefeated (5-0) on the season notching four rebounds in a 76-71 win against Elitzur Natanya.

Next Game: 12/10 vs. Galil Elyon

Jayne Appel
12/1 vs. Shanghai L, 72-76 28 points, 16 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals, 2 assists
12/4 vs. Shan Xi L, 71-85 28 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists

Appel and Henan dropped a pair of games last week, moving to 4-8 overall on the season. Appel had a double-double her eighth and ninth such efforts of the season in the losses.

She currently leads the WCBA in rebounds per game (15.6) while ranking third in scoring average (27.2) and blocks per game (2.3).

Next Game: 12/8 at Beijing

Becky Hammon
12/5 vs. Rivas Ecopolis W, 70-68 14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists

Hammon and Spartak V MR improved to 5-1 in EuroLeague play, grinding out a narrow 70-68 victory against Silver Stars teammate Ziomara Morrison and Rivas Ecopolis on Wednesday. Hammon had 14 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in the win.

Next Game: 12/9 vs. Chevakata

Shenise Johnson
12/1 vs. Cegledi EKK W, 76-40 18 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals
12/4 at Atomeromu W, 87-61 28 points, 8 rebounds, 7 steals, 3 assists

Johnson helped Sopron maintain its standing as the only undefeated team in Hungarian League play (11-0) with a pair of domestic league wins. She leads the Hungarian League in steals per game (3.3) while ranking fourth in scoring average (15.8) and seventh in rebounds per game (6.8).

Next Game: 12/12 at Arras*

Ziomara Morrison
12/1 at Gran Canaria W, 71-43 10 points, 6 rebounds
12/5 at Spartak V MR* - L, 68-70 10 points, 2 steals

Morrison helped Rivas Ecopolis remain undefeated in domestic league play (8-0) notching 10 points and six rebounds in a win at Gran Canaria.

Rivas then suffered a one-possession loss, 68-70, to Silver Stars teammate Becky Hammon and Spartak V MR. Morrision had 10 points and two steals in the loss.

Next Game: 12/8 vs. Bembibre

Danielle Robinson
12/1 at TED Ankara L, 72-79 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists
12/5 at Wisla Can Pack* - L, 73-74 15 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Robinson and Tarsus suffered a pair of losses last week, falling 72-79 at TED Ankara in domestic league play and 73-74 at Wisla Can Pack in EuroLeague competition.

Robinson is averaging 14.75 points per game with 4.25 rebounds and 2.75 assists per game in EuroLeague play and 13.2 points per game with 2.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists in Turkish League action.

Next Game: 12/8 at Istanbul U

Sophia Young
12/1 vs. Shan Xi L, 75-83 17 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 assists
12/4 at Liaoning L, 66-80 22 points, 16 rebounds, 2 steals

Young and Beijing dropped a pair of games over the past week, losing against Shan Xi and at Liaoning, moving to 5-7 overall on the season. Young notched her fifth double-double of the season in the loss at Liaoning with 22 points and 16 rebounds.

Next Game: 12/8 vs. Henan

*- Denotes EuroLeague Game