Where On Earth Is The Sun: Volume 13

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 1Volume 2Volume 3Volume 4Volume 5Volume 6Volume 7Volume 8Volume 9Volume 10Volume 11, Volume 12

In her first season overseas in Australia, Sun guard Rachel Banham averaged 12.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists over 21 games for the Bendigo Spirit. On December 31st, she closed out her season overseas with 17 points, three rebounds, one assist and one block in a 75-63 loss to the Sydney Uni Flames.

Also in Australia, Sun guard Courtney Williams averaged a team-high 21.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.5 steals in 21 games for the top-ranked Perth Lynx. On January 5th, she finished off her season overseas with 20 points, 12 rebounds, three assists and three steals in a 78-69 loss to Melbourne in the second round of the Australian League Semi-Finals.

Sun forward Kayla Pedersen was in Australia as well, where she averaged 11.1 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists over 21 games for the Dandenong Rangers. On December 30th, she finished out the season with nine points, seven rebounds and three steals in an 80-45 loss to the Melbourne Boomers.

In Turkey, veteran Jasmine Thomas is averaging a team-high 16.0 points, 5.0 assists and 4.8 rebounds over 11 games for OGM Orman Genclik Ankara. On December 30th, she led the team with 28 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 70-56 win over Abdullah Gul.

In China, Sun forward Jonquel Jones is averaging a team-high 29.0 points, 18.7 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.8 blocks through 19 games for Shanxi Xing Rui. On January 1st, she posted 22 points, 20 rebounds, three assists and one block in a 90-73 win over Liaoning.

Also in China, Sun forward Morgan Tuck is averaging a team-high 30.1 points and 8.4 rebounds over 20 games for Shaanxi Tianze. On January 1st, she finished with 33 points, five rebounds, two assists and one steal in a 104-78 loss to Xinjiang.

Sun forward Lynetta Kizer is in China as well, where she is averaging a team-high 20.9 points and 7.7 rebounds through 16 games for the Shandong Sports Lottery. On January 1st, she had 25 points, eight rebounds, four assists and one steal in a 89-87 loss to Shanghai.

In her first season overseas in Russia, Sun forward Brionna Jones is averaging 8.8 points and 5.6 rebounds over nine games for Nadezhda Orenburg. On December 22nd, she added eight points, three rebounds, three steals and one assist in a 94-66 win over Spartak Noginsk. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 10.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in eight games with the club. On December 20th, she had 10 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and two assists in a 67-61 win over Wisla Krakow.

In Israel, Sun forward Danielle Adams is averaging 15.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists through nine games for Elitzur Maclaren Holon. On January 1st, she recorded 11 points, four rebounds, three assists and one block in an 85-66 win over Elitzur Ramla.

Sun forward Alyssa Thomas is spending the offseason in South Korea playing for the Samsung Life Blue Minx.

In the Czech Republic, Sun draft pick Leticia Romero is averaging 10.6 points, 6.6 assists and 3.8 rebounds through 13 games for USK Praha. In Euroleague Play, she is averaging 3.5 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 10 games with the club. On January 3rd, she added two points and one rebound in a 61-51 win over CCC Polkowice.