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, Volume 16
In China, Sun forward Jonquel Jones is averaging a team-high 28.9 points, 18.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists through 28 games for Shanxi Xing Rui. On January 29th, she finished with 21 points, 19 rebounds, one assist and one block in a 91-66 win over Heilongjiang in Game 3 of the Chinese League quarterfinals to complete the series sweep. Shanxi Xing Rui will face Guangdong in the semifinals scheduled to begin on Wednesday, February 7th.
In Turkey, veteran Jasmine Thomas is averaging 15.9 points, 4.9 assists and 4.7 rebounds over 14 games for OGM Orman Genclik Ankara. On January 28th, she added eight points, two rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block 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 had four points, six rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block in a 70-55 win over Dynamo Moscow. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 11.8 points and 5.5 rebounds in 13 games with the club. On January 31st, she added six points, four rebounds, two assists and one steal in a 93-71 loss to Yakin Dogu.
Also in Russia, Sun guard Alex Bentley is averaging 21.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists in three games for Nadezhda Orenburg. On January 28th, she finished with 20 points and one assist in the 70-55 win over Dynamo Moscow. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 8.5 points and 3.0 assists in two games with the club. On January 31st, she added nine points, four assists and three rebounds in a 93-71 loss to Yakin Dogu.
In the Czech Republic, Sun draft pick Leticia Romero is averaging 10.6 points, 7.1 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 3.5 steals over 17 games for USK Praha. On January 27th, she had six points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal in a 78-60 win over Zabiny Brno. In Euroleague play, she is averaging 4.1 points, 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 14 games with the club. On January 31st, she added 10 points, three assists and one rebound in a 75-71 win over Castors Braine. USK Praha will now face UMMC Ekaterinburg in the Euroleague quarterfinals series scheduled to begin on February 28th.