Player: Erlana Larkins
Team: Adana ASKI Spor
Erlana Larkins is currently playing with Adana ASKI Spor of the Turkish KBSL league. Adana ASKI is currently in last place with a 3-14 record in the KBSL.
Through four games, Larkins is averaging just under a double-double with 9.5 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. She is shooting 35 percent from the floor and 77 percent from the foul line.
In a 78-69 road loss to Galatasaray (13-4) on Jan. 23, Larkins scored nine points, shooting 3-of-7 from the field and 3-of-4 on free throws, grabbed three rebounds, and collected two steals.
In her most recent game on Jan. 31, Larkins had eight points, 15 rebounds, and two assists in an 81-78 home win over Besiktas (7-10).
Larkins’ next game will be on the road against Orduspor (4-13), whom they have beaten in three of the past four meetings.
Player: Natalie Achonwa
Team: Saces Mapei Napoli
Natalie Achonwa is currently playing in Italy for Saces Mapei Napoli. Her team is currently tied for sixth place in the Italian League, Serie A1, with a 7-10 record. Through six league games, she has averaged 19.8 points, 8.8 rebounds, one assist, 2.2 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 34.7 minutes per game. She shot 66 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free throw line.
In her most recent action on Jan. 10, Achonwa’s team was defeated, 54-75, by Di Lupari (8-6). Achonwa finished with 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting, seven rebounds, two assists, and a steal in 31 minutes played.
Achonwa has not played in her team’s last three games. Napoli’s next regular season game in Serie A1 is Feb. 7 against Gesam Gas Le Mura Lucca (16-1), whom Napoli has defeated just once in their last three meetings.
Achonwa’s team finished their EuroCup regular season schedule in second place in Group G with a 4-2 record.
In their initial game of the first round of the EuroCup tournament, Napoli was defeated at home, 59-81, by Sparta&K Vidnoe Moscow Region (5-1) of Russia. Achonwa played well in the loss, however, finishing with a game-high 19 points on 8-for-16 from the field (3-of-4 on free throws), five rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a block in 27 minutes.
In the second game of that series, a 60-62 loss in Moscow, Achonwa had 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, four rebounds, two assists, and a steal in just 19 minutes.
Player: Marissa Coleman
Team: Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu Istanbul
Marissa Coleman is playing in Turkey for Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu Istanbul. Her team is currently tied for first place in the KBSL standings with a 13-4 record. Through 14 games in the Turkish KBSL league, she is averaging 10.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 0.5 steals, while making 41 percent of her field goals, 30 percent of her three-pointers, and 83 percent of her free throws.
In a 75-65 road-win over Botasspor Adana (8-9) on Jan. 23, Coleman had 12 points (4-of-7 from the field), six rebounds, and two assists in 31 minutes.
In an 88-57 home-win against Canik BLD (8-9) on Jan. 31, Coleman had 13 points (3-for-5 on 3-pointers), three assists, and two blocks in 24 minutes.
Fenerbahce’s next Turkish league opponent is Gelistirenler (8-9) on Feb. 6, whom they last defeated 92-48 on Nov. 16.
Coleman’s team is currently in first place in Group A of the EuroLeague standings with an 11-1 record. Through nine EuroLeague games she is averaging 9.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and a steal. She is shooting 45 percent from the field, 27 percent on three-pointers, and 79 percent from the charity stripe.
In a 69-52 road-win over UNIQA Euroleasing Sopron (1-11) on Jan. 20, Coleman had 10 points, six rebounds and two assists. She went 4-for-5 from the field, including hitting 2-of-3 3-point attempts.
In Fenerbahce’s 64-59 defeat of Avenida (4-8) on Jan. 27, Coleman hit all eight of her free throws en route to 10 points, five rebounds, and a steal in 30 minutes.
Coleman’s next EuroLeague match is Feb. 3 against Familia Schio (8-4).
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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 Slovakian-Extraliga standings with a perfect 20-0 record. After playing in eight Extraliga games, Johnson is averaging 12.1 points, 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.8 steals, and 0.9 blocks in 21.4 minutes per game. She is shooting 57 percent on field goals, 38 percent on three-pointers, and 77 percent on free throws.
Given her team’s dominance in the Slovakian-Extraliga, Good Angels Kosice appears to be saving Johnson primarily for EuroLeague games, as she last appeared in an Extraliga game on Dec. 12 in a 119-37 drubbing of BAM Poprad (6-14). In that game 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, dished out seven assists, and had both a steal and a block in 22 minutes of action.
Johnson’s team’s next action in the Slovakian League takes place on Feb. 6 against Banska Bystrica (5-16) at home, whom her team has already beaten three times this season.
Johnson’s team is currently in seventh place in Group A of the EuroLeague standings with a 3-9 record. Through nine EuroLeague games, Johnson is averaging 11.4 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.6 steals. She has struggled somewhat from the field, shooting only 33 percent, but she has been a marksman from the outside, going 12-for-23 on 3-pointers for 52 percent. She’s also shooting 79 percent from the free throw line.
In a 64-53 loss to Dynamo Kursk (8-4) on Jan. 20, Johnson produced eight points, six rebounds, and an assist in 27 minutes of action.
In her most recent game in EuroLeague play, an 89-63 loss to Familia Schio (8-4) on Jan. 28, Johnson had 13 points and eight rebounds in 28 minutes.
Johnson’s next game in EuroLeague play will be on Feb. 3 against Villeneuve (5-7), who won their last meeting with Good Angels Kosice in overtime on Dec. 2.
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 first place with a 13-4 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.
Kizer’s next Turkish League game is Feb. 6 on the road against Abdullah Gul (12-5), whom Galatasaray has defeated in three of their last five meetings.
Kizer’s team is currently tied for third place in Group A in the EuroLeague standings with a record of 6-4. After playing in seven EuroLeague games she has averaged 15.6 points, seven rebounds, and 1.9 assists. She is shooting 55 percent from the field and 94 percent from the free throw line in 29.7 minutes per game.
On Jan. 20, Kizer scored a game-high 26 points by shooting 9-of-13 from the field and hitting all eight free throws to go along with six rebounds, three assists, and two steals in a 66-62 road-win over Villeneuve (5-7).
In her last EuroLeague game, Kizer posted 22 points, eight rebounds, an assist and a steal in an 81-56 demolishing of UNIQA Euroleasing (1-11) on Jan. 27.
Kizer’s next EuroLeague game is Feb. 3 on the road against Avenida (4-8).
— WNBA Overseas (@WNBAOverseas) February 6, 2016
Player: Devereaux Peters
Team: TS Wisla Krakow
The newest member of the Indiana Fever, acquired via trade from the Minnesota Lynx on Feb. 2, is currently playing for TS Wisla Krakow in Poland.
Devereaux’s team is in first place in the Polish BLK league with a record of 14-2. Through 11 games, Peters is averaging 13.7 points, eight rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.4 steals, and 1.6 blocks in 25.3 minutes per game. She is shooting an efficient 50 percent from the field, 33 percent on 3-pointers, and 69 percent from the free throw line.
In her most recent Polish league game, Peters had 16 points, seven rebounds, two assists, and a block in her team’s 79-53 win over Polkowice (12-4) on Jan. 23.
Peters’ next Polish league game is Feb. 6 against MKK Siedlce (2-14), whom Wisla Krakow has defeated each of their last three meetings.
Wisla Krakow is currently tied for fourth place in the EuroLeague’s Group B with a record of 5-7. Through nine EuroLeague games, Peters is averaging 10.1 points, 6.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.4 steals, and a block in 30.6 minutes per game. She is shooting 43 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free throw line.
In her most recent EuroLeague action, Peters had eight points, six rebounds, and two steals in her team’s 78-57 loss to USK Praha (8-4). Peters did not play in her team’s Jan. 27 loss to Bourges (5-7), 63-45.
Wisla Krakow returns to EuroLeague play on Feb. 3 against Nadezhda O (9-3).