Silver Stars Overseas Update: 1/17/13

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Danielle Adams
Maccabi Ashdod – Israel
Israeli League Record: 13-0
1/14 vs. Elizur Natanya – W, 93-88 – 23 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal

Adams helped Maccabi Ashdod remain undefeated (13-0) on the season with a 93-88 win against Elitzur Natanya on Monday. Adams proved to be the difference in the game, notching her fourth double-double of the season and her second consecutive such effort.

Adams is averaging 14.54 points on the season with 6.92 rebounds per game and 1.08 assists per contest.

Next Game: 1/21 at Galil Elyon

Jayne Appel
Henan – China
WCBA Record: 6-16

Appel 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: 8-2
1/17 at IMOS Brno* - W, 83-51 – 5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals

Hammon and Spartak V MR improved their EuroLeague standing with an 83-51 win at IMOS Brno on Thursday. Hammon notched five points, three rebounds, 3 assists and a pair of steals in the win.

Hammon is averaging 7.6 points per game with 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds per contest through 10 EuroLeague games to date. She also averaged 10.6 points per game with 3.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds per contest in domestic league play, which resumes on Jan. 27.

Next Game: 1/23 vs. Wisla Can Pack*

Shenise Johnson
Uniqua Euroleasing Sopron – Hungary
Hungarian League Record: 17-0
EuroLeague Record: 2-8
1/13 at ZTE NKK – W, 85-60 – 15 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals
1/16 vs. Fenerbahce* - L, 69-74 – 24 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals

Johnson and Sopron split a pair of games this week, defeating ZTE NKK on Sunday to remain undefeated (17-0) in Hungarian League play before dropping a narrow decision to Turkish foe Fenerbahce in EuroLeague play on Wednesday.

Johnson had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists in the domestic league win and recorded her fourth EuroLeague double-double in Wednesday’s loss.

Johnson is averaging 18.8 points per game with 8.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals per contest through 10 EuroLeague games. She is averaging 15.6 points per game with 6.7 rebounds, 3.4 steals and 2.9 assists per game in domestic league contests.

Next Game: 1/20 at Gyor

Ziomara Morrison
Rivas Ecopolis – Spain
Spanish League Record: 11-0
EuroLeague Record: 5-4
1/12 at Cajarural – W, 71-66 – 4 points, 1 rebound
1/17 at Gyor* - L, 72-78 – 4 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists

Morrison and Rivas Ecopolis defeated Cajarural, 71-66, to remain undefeated 11-0 in Spanish League play. Rivas then dropped a narrow decision, 72-78, at EuroLeague foe Gyor in Hungary, Morrison notched four points, six rebounds and a pair of assists in the loss.

On the season, Morrison is averaging 5.78 points per game with 3.3 rebounds per contest in EuroLeague play and 7.9 points per game with 5.4 rebounds per contest in Spanish League games.

Next Game: 1/19 vs. Perfumerias

Danielle Robinson
Tarsus – Turkey
Turkish League Record: 9-4
EuroLeague Record: 1-8
1/12 at Galatasaray – L, 57-79 – 4 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists
1/16 at Bourges* - L, 63-66 – 13 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists

Robinson and Tarsus opened 2013 with a pair of losses, falling, 57-79, to Turkish League power Galatasaray on Saturday. The team the concluded its travel schedule for the season with a narrow 63-66 loss to EuroLeague foe Bourges in France on Wednesday. Robinson notched 13 points, 3 rebounds and five assists in the EuroLeague loss while posting a Turkish League season-best with eight rebounds on Saturday.

Robinson is averaging 12.78 points per game with 3.56 rebounds, 3.22 assists and 2.0 steals per game in EuroLeague contests and 12.0 points per game with 4.67 rebounds, 4.67 assists and 1.33 steals per game in Turkish League play.

Next Game: 1/19 vs. Besiktas

Sophia Young
Beijing Great Wall – China
WCBA Record: 13-9
1/15 vs. Liaoning@ - W, 83-61 – 20 points, 13 rebounds, 3 steals
1/17 at Liaoning@ - W, 80-61 – No stats available

Young and Beijing swept Liaoning in the first round of the WCBA playoffs to advance to the semifinals. In game one of the series, Young led Beijing with a double-double – 20 points and 13 rebounds – stats are not yet available for game two.

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: 1/22 vs. Shanxi@

*- Denotes EuroLeague Game
@ - Denotes Playoff Game