Where In The World Are The Aces?
Many WNBA players take their talents overseas during the “offseason,” and the Aces are no exception. While Moriah Jefferson is in Las Vegas making appearance on behalf of the team, the majority of the remaining players on the roster are hooping it up around the world.
Check the official online home of the Aces each week for updates on how your favorite players are performing in their adopted countries.
April. 6, 2018 (link)
Cierra Burdick—Kazanochka Kazan (Russia)
Kazanochka Kazan ended its Russian League season with a 2-1 postseason series loss to MBA. Burdick scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in game one of the series, but MBA picked up an 11-point victory as Kazanochka missed 23 of 28 three-point field goal attempts. Kazanochka tied the series with a 10-point win behind another 17-point, 10-rebound double-double from Burdick in game two. In the decisive third game, Burdick paced her teammates with 17 points and 13 boards, but Kazanochka fell by eight.
|PBL Final Standings|
Dearica Hamby—Ragusa (Italy)
Italian League: Quarterfinals—April 11, W, 72-53 vs. San Martino
Hamby scored 10 points and added eight rebounds as Ragusa advanced to the Italian League semifinals with a 19-point victory over San Martino .
Next Game: Semifinals—April 21 vs. Venezia (17-5)
|Italian League Final A1 Standings|
Kayla McBride—Yakin Dogu (Turkey)
EuroLeague: No games since last update.
Next Game: Semifinals—April 20 vs. Sopron Basket
Yakin Dogu finished out the KBSL regular season with six straight victories to clinch the regular season championship. McBride poured in a team-high 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the team’s seven-point victory over Adana ASKI. In the season’s regular season finale, McBride scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds.
Next Game: Quarterfinals—April 24 vs. Galatasaray (11-13)
|KBSL Final Standings|
Kelsey Plum—Fenerbahce (Turkey)
Fenerbahce closed out the regular season with four straight victories including wins over Galatasaray and Adana ASKI.
Next Game: Quarterfinals—April 24 vs. Besiktas (13-11)
Carolyn Swords—Gorzow Wlkp (Poland)
Polish League: Quarterfinals—April 7, L, 85-84 vs. Wisla Krakow
Gorzow Wlkp’s season ended in the BLK Quarterfinals with a one-point loss to Wisla Krakow. Swords scored 10 points and added eight rebounds in the loss.
|BLK Final Standings|
|11||Enes AZS P.||5-19|