As expected, MiZo-Pecsi VSK came out strong in their match against Sporting Athens, and was able to dominate on both ends of the court.
After a few minutes it became evident why the home team is the leader in Group B of the FIBA Euroleague Women. With their smothering defense and their ability to score at ease, MiZo-Pecsi took control of the game from the tip.
Sporting Athens' miserable EuroLeague Women season continued in France tonight at the expense of home side Bourges.
Athens have struggled against Europe's top sides this season and the game against Bourges was no different, as summed up by the final scoreline 89-26.
Dynamo Moscow were at near full strength for the first time this season in the EuroLeague Women and the result was an impressive demolition of Greek champions Sporting Athens in Moscow.
Although without the injured Elena's (Shakirova and Baranova) Dynamo finally welcomed Sue Bird, who joins the Moscow side after winning a WNBA title and Olympic gold medal in 2004. She contributed 5 points, 3 assists and 2 steals in 20 minutes of court time in a game which was 100% controlled by the home side.
Ros Casares Valencia re-strengthened their EuroLeague Women position last night with a convincing 90-57 win over Sporting Athens.
Israel Sanchos’ team appeared on court with a brand-new starting line-up of Elisa Aguilar, Amaya Valdemoro, Chamique Holdsclaw, Suzy Batkovic and Sonja Kireta.
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