Hey Sun fans! Let’s get you caught up on how all of your favorite players are doing overseas. Missed earlier updates? You can find them here: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4, Volume 5, Volume 6, Volume 7, Volume 8, Volume 9, Volume 10, Volume 11, Volume 12, Volume 13, Volume 14, Volume 15
In China, Sun forward Jonquel Jones is averaging a team-high 29.2 points, 18.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists through 27 games for Shanxi Xing Rui. On January 27th, she finished with 22 points, 17 rebounds, seven assists and one steal in a 74-65 win over Heilongjiang in game two of the Chinese League Quarter-Finals series. Game three is scheduled to be played on January 29th.
In Turkey, veteran Jasmine Thomas is averaging 16.5 points, 5.1 assists and 4.9 rebounds over 13 games for OGM Orman Genclik Ankara. On January 28th, she recorded eight points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in an 84-77 loss to Mersin BSB.
Sun forward Alyssa Thomas is spending the offseason in South Korea playing for the Samsung Life Blue Minx.
In her first season overseas in Russia, Sun forward Brionna Jones is averaging 10.5 points and 6.3 rebounds through 12 games for Nadezhda Orenburg. On January 28th, she added four points, six rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block in a 70-55 win over Dynamo M. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in 12 games with the club. On January 24th, she finished with 21 points, eight rebounds, two steals and one assist in an 89-78 win over Avenida.
Also in Russia, Sun guard Alex Bentley is averaging 21.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists over three games for Nadezhda Orenburg. On January 28th, she led the team with 20 points and one steal in a 70-55 win over Dynamo M. In her first appearance of the season in Euroleague play on January 24th, she added eight points, two assists and one rebound in an 89-78 win over Avenida.
In the Czech Republic, Sun draft pick Leticia Romero is averaging 10.6 points, 7.1 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 3.5 steals through 17 games for USK Praha. On January 27th, she posted six points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal in a 78-60 win over Zabiny Brno. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 3.6 points, 2.6 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 13 games with the club. On January 24th, she added two points, one rebound, one assist and one steal in a 77-61 loss to Sopron Basket.
Morgan Tuck (Shaanxi Tianze), Courtney Williams (Perth Lynx), Rachel Banham (Bendigo Spirit) and Kayla Pedersen (Dandenong Rangers) have all completed their seasons overseas.