Silver Stars Overseas Update: 1/11/13


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Danielle Adams
Maccabi Ashdod Israel

Israeli League Record: 12-0
12/27 vs. Ramat Hen W, 71-54 23 points, 6 rebounds, 1 block
12/31 vs. Hapoel Lezion W, 82-69 10 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists
1/3 at Ramat Hasharon W, 76-71 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
1/7 vs. Elizur Holon W, 72-69 12 points, 7 rebounds, 1 block, 1 steal
1/10 at Elizur Ramla W, 66-61 18 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Adams helped Maccabi Ashdod remain undefeated (12-0) on the season with a five of wins following Christmas. She notched her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds in an 82-69 New Years Eve win against Hapoel Lezion and had her third double-double with 18 points and a season-best 13 rebounds on Thursday at Elizur Ramla.

Adams is averaging 13.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game on the season with four regular-season contests remaining.

Next Game: 1/14 vs. Elizur Natanya

Jayne Appel
Henan China

WCBA Record: 6-16
12/25 vs. Liaoning L, 70-79 19 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists
12/29 vs. Shen Bu L, 87-93 30 points, 19 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals
1/1 vs. Heilongjiang W, 95-77 40 points, 21 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 blocks, 3 steals
1/5 at Jiangsu L, 72-76 26 points, 14 rebounds, 2 blocks 3 steals

Appel and Henan went 1-3 through their final four games of the regular-season, finishing 6-15 overall in WCBA play. Henan finished 11th in WCBA standings, falling outside of playoff contention.

Appel notched her best offensive performance of the season in the New Years Day win against Heilongjiang, posting 40 points and 21 rebounds. She notched double-digit scoring performances in all 22 regular-season games and had 17 double-doubles, including a nine-game double-double streak from Nov. 24 through Dec. 22.

She finished the WCBA regular-season leading the league in rebounding average (15.4) while ranking second in blocks per game (2.0), third in scoring average (26.9) and seventh in steals per game (1.9).

Next Game: Season Complete

Becky Hammon
Spartak V MR Russia

Russian League Record: 6-3
EuroLeague Record: 7-2
1/6 vs. Energy Ivanovo W, 84-53 6 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds

1/8 vs. Gyor* - W, 100-62 14 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds

Hammon and Spartak V MR welcomed in the new year with a pair of wins, defeating Energy Ivanovo, 84-53, on Sunday to improve to 6-3 in domestic league play.

Hammon also notched 14 points, four assists and three rebounds in a 100-62 EuroLeague win against Hungarian foe Gyor on Tuesday helping Spartak V MR remain atop the Group A EuroLeague standings at 7-2 overall.

Next Game: 1/17 at IMOS Brno*

Shenise Johnson
Uniqua Euroleasing Sopron Hungary

Hungarian League Record: 16-0
EuroLeague Record: 2-7
1/5 vs. BSE-FCSM W, 83-38 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
1/10 at Famila Schio* - L, 89-71 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists

Johnson and Sopron split a pair of games to open the 2013, remaining undefeated in domestic league play (16-0) with an 83-38 win against BSE-FCSM. The team then travelled to Italy, dropping an 89-71 decision to EuroLeague foe Famila Schio.

Next Game: 1/13 at ZTE NKK

Ziomara Morrison
Rivas Ecopolis Spain

Spanish League Record: 10-0
EuroLeague Record: 5-3
1/3 vs. Hondarriba W, 77-51 9 points, 6 rebounds
1/9 vs. Bourges* - W, 65-62 6 points, 3 rebounds

Morrison and Rivas Ecopolis opened 2013 with a pair of wins, first remaining undefeated in domestic league play (10-0) with a 77-51 win against Hondarriba.

She also helped the team improve to 5-3 in EuroLeague play with six points and three rebounds in a 65-62 win against French foe Bourges on Wednesday.

Next Game: 1/12 at Cajarural

Danielle Robinson
Tarsus Turkey

Turkish League Record: 9-3
EuroLeague Record: 1-7
12/26 at KASKI W, 74-63 27 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists
12/30 at Edremit W, 93-65 12 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists

Robinson and Tarsus closed out 2012 with a pair of domestic league wins, defeating KASKI, 74-63 on Dec. 26 and Edremit, 93-65, on Dec. 30 to improve to 9-3 in Turkish League play.

Robinson recorded a season-high 27 points in the win at KASKI before posting a season-best nine assists in the win at Edremit.

Next Game: 1/12 at Galatasaray

Sophia Young
Beijing Great Wall China

WCBA Record: 13-9
12/25 at Jiangsu L, 77-80 25 points, 10 rebounds
12/29 at Guangdong W, 68-60 12 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists
1/1 vs. Shanghai W, 78-72 15 points, 15 rebounds
1/5 vs. Yun Nan W, 85-68 32 points, 14 rebounds, 2 blocks
1/8 at Shanxi W, 73-52 12 points, 11 rebounds

Young and Beijing closed out the regular-season on a four-game win streak, winning six of their last seven to finish ranked fifth in the WCBA (13-9) and secure a playoff spot.

Young finished the 2012-13 regular-season with 20 double-digit scoring performances and 13 double-doubles. She averaged 19.5 points per game with 10.2 rebounds per contest.

Next Game: 1/15 vs. Liaoning@

*- Denotes EuroLeague Game
@ - Denotes Playoff Game