Silver Stars Overseas Update: 12/14/12


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Danielle Adams
12/10 vs. Galil Elyon – W, 83-74 – 19 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Adams helped Maccabi Ashdod remain undefeated (6-0) on the season notching 19 points, four rebounds and a pair of steals in an 83-74 win against Galil Elyon.

Next Game: 12/17 at Petah Tikva

Jayne Appel
12/8 at Beijing – L, 87-78 – 29 points, 11 rebounds
12/11 vs. Zhejiang – L, 96-106 – 30 points, 16 rebounds, 6 steals, 2 blocks

Appel and Henan dropped a pair of games last week, moving to 4-10 overall on the season.

First, Appel led Henan with her 10th double-double of the season – 29 points and 11 rebounds – in an 87-78 loss to Sophia Young and Beijing. She then had 30 points, 16 rebounds and a season-high six steals in a 96-106 loss against Zhejiang.

She currently leads the WCBA in scoring average (28.4), rebounds per game (16.2) and blocks per game (2.4) while ranking second in steals per game (2.3)

Next Game: 12/15 at Ba Yi

Becky Hammon
12/9 vs. Chevakata – W, 79-72 – 15 points, 6 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals
12/12 at Tarsus* - W, 83-79 – 9 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals

Hammon and Spartak V MR improved to 5-2 on the domestic league season with a 79-72 win against Chevakata. Hammon had 15 points, six assists, a pair of rebounds and a pair of steals in the win.

Hammon and Spartak V MR also earned a down-to-the-wire 83-79 win against Silver Stars teammate Danielle Robinson and Tarsus in Turkey on Tuesday. Hammon had nine points, seven assists, three rebounds and a pair of steals to help Spartak remain atop the EuroLeague Group A standings at 6-1 overall.

Next Game: 12/16 at Dynamo K

Shenise Johnson
12/12 at Arras* - W, 74-55 – 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals

Johnson and Sopron improved to 2-5 on the EuroLeague season with a 74-55 win at Arras in France on Wednesday. Johnson had 13 points, nine rebounds and 3 steals in the win.

Johnson currently ranks second in EuroLeague standings in scoring average (21.1), fourth in steals per game (2.9) and seventh in rebounds per game (8.4).

Next Game: 12/15 vs. DKSK

Ziomara Morrison
12/8 vs. Bembibre – W, 63-42 – 8 points, 6 rebounds

Morrison helped Rivas Ecopolis remain undefeated in domestic league play (9-0) notching eight points and six rebounds in a 63-42 win against Bembibre.

Next Game: 12/19 at Tarsus*

Danielle Robinson
12/8 at Istanbul U – W, 64-60 – 7 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
12/12 vs. Spartak V MR – L, 79-83 – 26 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals

Robinson and Tarsus earned a 64-60 domestic league win at Istanbul U in Istanbul on Saturday, improving to 5-3 on the Turkish League season.

Robinson then recorded a season-high, team-high 26 points in Tarsus’ narrow 79-83 loss to Silver Stars teammate Becky Hammon and Spartak V MR in EuroLeague play. Robinson added five rebounds, six assists and five steals in the loss.

Next Game: 12/15 at Ceyhan

Sophia Young
12/8 vs. Henan – W, 87-78 – 28 points, 12 rebounds
12/11 vs. Shen Yang – L, 88-89 – 34 points, 8 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals

Young and Beijing split a pair of games over the past week, moving to 7-7 on the WCBA season. Young scored a team-high 28 points and added a team-best 12 rebounds in an 87-78 win against Silver Stars teammate Jayne Appel and Henan on Saturday.

Young then scored a season-high 34 points and added eight rebounds, three blocks and two steals in a narrow 88-89 loss to Shen Yang.

Next Game: 12/15 at Zhejiang

*- Denotes EuroLeague Game