A few players including Alyssa Thomas, Jonquel Jones and Morgan Tuck are overseas, but their leagues do not begin play until this Saturday.
In her first season overseas in Australia, Sun guard Rachel Banham is averaging 13.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists through five games for Bendigo Spirit. On October 21st, she finished with 17 points, five rebounds and two assists in a 79-75 loss to the Adelaide Lightning.
Also in Australia, Courtney Williams is averaging a team-high 20.8 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists in five games for the Perth Lynx. On October 21st, she had 20 points, seven rebounds, four blocks, four steals and three assists in a 79-77 loss to Melbourne.
Sun forward Kayla Pedersen is in Australia as well, where she is averaging 14.5 points and 11.3 rebounds through four games for the Dandenong Rangers. On October 22nd, she posted a double-double with 19 points and a team-high 12 rebounds in a 77-76 win over the UC Capitals.
In Turkey, veteran Jasmine Thomas is averaging a team-high 20.0 points, 4.0 assists, and 3.0 rebounds in two games for OGM Orman. On October 21st, she led the team with 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and a steal in a 68-61 loss to Mersin BSB.
In her first season overseas in Russia, Sun forward Brionna Jones is averaging 8.5 points and 5.5 rebounds through four games with Nadezhda Orenburg. On October 15th, she had eight points, five rebounds and two blocks in an 84-69 win over Dynamo. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in two games. She added three points and two rebounds in Wednesday’s 76-46 loss to Familia Schio.
In the Czech Republic, Sun draft pick Leticia Romero is averaging 9.0 points, 6.9 assists, 3.4 steals and 2.9 rebounds over seven games for USK Praha. On October 21st, she finished with 12 points, eight assists, four steals and three rebounds in a 98-69 win over BLK Praha. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 5.7 points, 4.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds through three games. She added three points, five assists, one rebound and a steal in Wednesday’s 72-66 win over CCC Polkowice.