Follow your favorite Fever players as they showcase their talents overseas. (* Updated through December 16, 2015)
Player: Natalie Achonwa
Team: Saces Mapei Napoli
Natalie Achonwa is playing in Italy for Saces Mapei Napoli. Her team is currently tied for seventh place in the Italian League, Serie A1, with a 4-6 record. After playing in three league games, she is averaging 15.7 points, 6.7 rebounds, an assist, and a steal in 35 minutes per game. She is shooting 71 percent from the field and 88 percent from the free throw line.
Achonwa’s next game in Serie A1 play will come on December 19 against C.U.S. Cagliari.
Achonwa’s team is currently in second place in Group G in the Eurocup standings with a 4-1 record. In five games of Eurocup play, she is averaging nine points and 8.2 rebounds in 23.2 minutes per game, while shooting 42 percent on field goals and 70 percent on free throws. She has also hit one of her two three-point attempts.
In Achonwa’s most recent game she had four points, four rebounds, two assists, and two steals in a 64-62 win in Eurocup play over Valosun KP Brno of the Czech Republic.
Achonwa’s team will take on Aluinvent Dvtk Miskolc of Hungary on December 16 in their final Eurocup match of the season. Achonwa had six points, nine rebounds and a steal in her last meeting with Miskolc on November 12.
Player: Marissa Coleman
Team: Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu Istanbul
Marissa Coleman is playing in Turkey for Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu Istanbul. Through six games in the Turkish KBSL league, she is averaging 10.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.5 assists and 0.7 steals, while making 43 percent of her field goals, 26 percent of her three-pointers, and 75 percent of her free throws.
In Coleman’s most recent Turkish league game, she posted eight points, four rebounds, three assists, and three steals in a 100-77 victory over Orduspor on December 13.
Coleman’s next Turkish league game is on December 19, 2015 against Yakin Dogu Universitesi Lefkosa.
Coleman’s team is currently in first place in Group A of the Euroleague standings with a 5-1 record. Through five Euroleague games she is averaging 9.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, two assists, and 0.8 steals. She is shooting 42 percent from the field, 26 percent on three-pointers, and 64 percent from the charity stripe.
Coleman’s next Euroleague match will come on December 16, against Dynamo Kursk of Russia.
Player: Natasha Howard
Country: South Korea
Team: KB Stars Saoul
Natasha Howard is playing for the KB Stars Saoul in South Korea. Her team is currently tied for fourth place in the WKBL standings with a record of 6-7. Through 13 games she is averaging 12.6 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 21.2 minutes per game. She is shooting an efficient 52 percent from the field and 68 percent from the free throw line.
In her most recent performance, Howard had nine points, nine rebounds, an assist, and a block in a 77-55 win over KDB Life Winnus on December 12. Her next game is December 16 against KEB Hanabank Bucheon.
Player: Shenise Johnson
Team: Good Angels Kosice
Shenise Johnson is playing in Slovakia for Good Angels Kosice. Her team is currently in first place in the Extraliga standings with a perfect 15-0 record. After playing in seven Slovakian-Extraliga games, Johnson is averaging 11 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2.4 steals, and 0.7 blocks in 20.7 minutes per game. She is shooting 50 percent on field goals, 38 percent on three-pointers, and 65 percent on free throws.
In Johnson’s most recent game, a lopsided 119-37 drubbing of BAM Poprad on December 12 in Slovakian League play, she scored 17 points, hitting 6-of-9 shots, 2-of-3 three-pointers, and all three free throw attempts. She also collected seven rebounds and had both a steal and a block in 22 minutes of action.
Johnson’s next action in the Slovakian League takes place on December 19 against Banksa Bystrica.
Johnson’s team is currently tied for fifth place in Group A of the Euroleague standings with a 3-4 record. In her five Euroleague games played she has averaged 11.4 points, 8 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.6 steals, and 0.6 blocks. She is shooting 31 percent from the field, 53.3 percent from the three-point line, and 77.8 percent from the free throw line.
Johnson’s next game in Euroleague play will be on December 16 against Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca.
Player: Lynetta Kizer
Team: Galatasaray M.P. Istanbul
Lynetta Kizer is a member of Galatasaray M.P. Istanbul in Turkey. Her team is currently tied for second place with a 6-2 record in the Turkish KBSL league. In the two Turkish KBSL games she has played, she has averaged 14.5 points, three rebounds, and 0.5 steals in 25.5 minutes per game. She shot 48 percent from the field and hit all seven of her free throw attempts in 25.5 minutes per game.
Kizer’s next Turkish League game is December 19 against Botasspor Adana.
Kizer’s team is currently in fourth place in Group A in the Euroleague standings with a record of 4-3. After playing in two Euroleague games she has averaged eight points, 5.5 rebounds, and 0.5 steals. She is shooting 36.8 percent from the field and is perfect from the free throw line in 24 minutes per game.
Kizer’s next Euroleague game is December 16 against Familia Wuber Schio.