Chante Black and Samsun had a close game against Botas, but ended up losing 67-62. Chante had 7 points and 11 rebounds in 38 minutes and Megan Frazee had 25 points. In the win, ex-Oklahoma player Courtney Paris had 19 points and an incredible 29 rebounds and ex-Georgia player Christi Thomas had 11 points. Here is the box score.
Mistie Bass and Lyon had a big game against league-leading Lattes Montpellier and stayed close for a while before losing 81-64. Mistie had 21 points and 6 rebounds in 26 minutes. Ex-WNBA player Edwiges Lawson-Wade had 26 points in the win. Here is the box score.
Carrem Gay and Toulouse faced Aix-en-Provence and won 66-54. Carrem had 14 points and 8 rebounds in 30 minutes and Demetress Adams had 12 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Charleville lost another attempt to have Sheana Mosch available for their game against Perpignan, which they lost 62-49. Ex-Tennessee player Angie Bjorklund had 14 points and 9 rebounds in the win. Here is the box score.
On Sunday, Jasmine Thomas and Chevakata had their long road trip to Siberia to face Dynamo-GUVD in Novosibirsk. The team held a lead into the fourth quarter before losing 68-65. Jasmine had 3 points in 25 minutes and Glory Johnson had 10 points and 15 rebounds. In the win, ex-Nebraska player Yvonne Turner had 18 points and 7 assists and ex-Tennessee player Sidney Spencer had 10 points and 15 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Jon Scheyer and Gran Canaria beat Fuenlabrada 73-52 after a decisive second quarter. Jon had 5 points and 6 assists in 25 minutes. Brad Newley had 18 points and Spencer Nelson had 16 points and 8 rebounds. In the loss, 2009 Atlanta Hawks second round pick Sergii Gladyr had 12 points and 6 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Marty Pocius and Real Madrid got their offense in gear as they beat Bilbao 98-84. Marty exploded for 18 points in 18 minutes off the bench. Rudy Fernandez had 20 points, Nikola Mirotic had 17 points, and Sergio Llull had 16 points and 7 assists. In the loss, ex-St. John's player Lamont Hamilton had 16 points and 11 rebounds and 2005 Denver Nuggets second round pick Axel Hervelle, whose rights were later traded to the Houston Rockets, had 15 points. Here is the box score.
DeMarcus Nelson and Red Star Belgrade were engaged in Adriatic League play, but were facing their chief rivals, neighboring Partizan Belgrade. The team continued to show its turnaround from its early season from as they won 92-78. DeMarcus was named MVP of the game after leading his team with 20 points and 5 assists. Elton Brand had 15 points and 7 rebounds and Mike Scott had 13 points and 6 rebounds. In the loss, 2011 Indiana Pacers second round pick, Davis Bertans, whose rights were immediately traded to the San Antonio Spurs, had 23 points. Here is the box score.
On Monday, Karima Christmas started her season in Israel with Maccabi Ramat Hen as they hosted Hapoel Rishon Lezion. This is Karima's second year in a row in Israel, but she is with a new team. Her teammates include ex-Ohio State player Samantha Prahalis, ex-Illinois player Jenna Smith, and ex-Rutgers player Khadijah Rushdan. In this game, they trailed for most of the game before pulling ahead late and holding on to a 64-63 win. Karima had 8 points and 10 rebounds in 35 minutes. Prahalis had 18 points and Smith had 12 points and 13 rebounds. In the loss, ex-South Florida player Jessica Lawson had 17 points and 9 rebounds, ex-UConn player Tiffany Hayes had 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 assists, and ex-Temple player Shey Peddy had 10 points. Here is the box score.
Shelden Williams and Elan Chalon were back in French League action at Boulazac. The team started well enough in a low-scoring first half before poor second half defense led to a 77-69 loss. Shelden had 20 points and 9 rebounds in 31 minutes. Brion Rush had 12 points and Blake Schilb had 10 points. In the win, ex-Illinois State player Osiris Eldridge had 20 points, ex-Tennessee Tech player Amadi McKenzie had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and ex-George Mason player Darryl Monroe had 10 points and 6 rebounds. Here is the box score.