Hello and welcome to the ninth week of women's EuroLeague basketball. If you're looking to get caught up on how the league operates and what it's all about, here's a link!
For everyone else, let's jump into Week 9.
All 16 teams are in action, and the following current/former WNBA players (alphabetized by last name) are on EuroLeague rosters:
Kayla Alexander, Bourges
Yvonne Anderson, Bourges
DeWanna Bonner, Mersin
Crystal Bradford, Girona
Bridget Carleton, Avenida
Maite Cazorla, Avenida
Lauren Cox, Valencia
Temi Fagbenle, Mersin
Rebekah Gardner, Girona
Chelsea Gray, Mersin
Arella Guirantes, DVTK
Marie Guelich, Valencia
Megan Gustafon, Olympiacos
Bernadett Hatar, Sopron
Tiffany Hayes, Mersin
Ruthy Hebard, Mersin
Natasha Howard, Fenerbahce
Rhyne Howard, Schio
Briann January, Mersin
Brionna Jones, Praha
Jonquel Jones, Mersin *left the club before the new year
Marina Mabrey, Schio
Ezi Magbegor, Sopron
Stephanie Mavunga, Polkowice
Kayla McBride, Fenerbache
Erica McCall, Avenida
Stephanie Mavunga, Polkowice
Emma Meeeseman, Fenerbahce
Kim Mestdagh, Schio
Astou Ndour, Schio
Cheyenne Parker, Bologna
Iliana Rupert, Bologna
Satou Sabally, Fenerbahce
Kylee Shook, Olympiacos
Breanna Stewart, Fenerbahce
Kiah Stokes, Fenerbahce
Brittney Sykes, Sopron
Alyssa Thomas, Praha
Yvonne Turner, Sopron
Courtney Vandersloot, Sopron* yet to play this season
Victoria Vivians, Szekszard
Erica Wheeler, Polkowice
Elizabeth Williams, Mersin* announced to the team Jan. 1
Amanda Zahui B, Schio
Cecilia Zandalasini, Bologna
Avenida (Salamanca), Spain
DVTK (Miskolc), Hungary
Fenerbahce (Istanbul), Turkey
Praha (Prague), Czech Republic
Note: All games will air on YouTube, click the links to bookmark where.
Wednesday, January 11
Fenerbahce vs. Szekszard at 11 am ET, watch here
Praha vs. Valencia at 1 pm ET, watch here
Polkowice vs. Olympiacos at 1 pm ET, watch here
Landes vs. Avenida at 1:30 pm ET, watch here
Bourges vs. Bologna at 2 pm ET, watch here
Thursday, January 12
Sopron vs. Mersin at 12 pm ET, watch here
Schio vs. Girona at 1:30 pm ET, watch here
Mechelen vs. DVTK at 2:30 pm ET, watch here
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As of January 10 at 11 am ET the following lines were available:
Fenerbahce, EuroLeague's most star-studded squad, tore Polkowice apart, 111-61. In her debut, Satou Sabally scored 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Breanna Stewart, who also made her first appearance of the season, scored 14 on just 3-of-11 shooting. Emma Meesseman led all scorers with 25 on 11-of-13 shooting, and Kayla McBride chipped in 17 with four 3-pointers. For Polkowice, Erica Wheeler scored 13 points.
Mersin's WNBA powerhouse squad of Chelsea Gray, DeWanna Bonner, Briann January and Tiffany Hayes beat Bridget Carleton's Avenida, 85-80.
Arella Guirantes's nine points, seven assists and five rebounds helped DVTK squeak out a close, 65-63, win over Marina Mabrey, Rhyne Howard, Astou Ndour and Schio.
Ezi Magbegor's 10 points and nine rebounds helped Sopron seal a 71-64 win over Mechelen.
Marie Gulich's 17 points and seven boards lifted Valencia over Iliana Rupert's Bologna, 75-73.
Rebekah Gardner torched Landes for 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting to lead Girona to a 65-54 win.
Alyssa Thomas and Brionna Jones combined for 39 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists to blow out Szekszard, 95-56. Which league is this again lmao?
Megan Gustafson continued her strong showing for Olympiacos with 21 points and 10 rebounds, but Bourges won big time, 81-66.