All Star Game Subs Announced

07.02.2011

EuroLeague Women

2010 World Championship for Women: Hana Horakova with the tournaments MVP trophy
2010 World Championship for Women MVP Hana Horakova returns to Gdynia for her second straight All Star Game

FIBA Europe has announced the 14 substitutes that will participate in the EuroLeague Women All Star Game between teams representing Europe and the Rest of the World which will take in Gdynia, Poland on March 8th.

The players were selected based on a public vote, collected throughout the months of December and January on www.fibaeurope.com.

As announced last week, the starters for Europe will be Celine Dumerc, Sandrine Gruda (both UMMC Ekaterinburg), Alba Torrens, Sancho Lyttle (both Halcon Avenida) and Amaya Valdemoro (Rivas Ecopolis)

Europe substitutes
Yelena Leuchanka - C - Wisla Can-Pack Krakow
Ewelina Kobryn - C - Wisla Can-Pack Krakow
Eva Viteckova - F - ZVVZ USK Prague
Justyna Zurowska - F - Gorzow
Liron Cohen - G - Beretta Famila Schio
Hana Horakova - G - Fenerbahce
Elina Babkina - G - Lotos Gdynia

Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles (both Galatasaray), Angel McCoughtry (Fenerbahce), Candice Dupree (Good Angels Kosice) and Monica Wright (Lotos Gdynia) will be the starting five for the Rest of the World.

Rest of the World substitutes
Rebekkah Brunson - C - Ros Casares
Tina Charles - C - Nadezhda
Megan Mahoney - F -Cras Basket Taranto
Catherine Joens - F - Bourges Basket
Dewanna Bonner - G/F - Rivas Ecopolis
Sue Bird - G - Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje
Alexandria Quigley -G - Pécs 2010

The head and assistant coaches that will lead both teams will be announced later this week. At the same occasion, the medical staff and the participants of the three-point shootout will be made public.

The All Star Game will feature a photo opportunity and a number of social activities for the players on March 7th and 8th. The game itself will be on Tuesday March 8, with a three-point shootout taking place at half-time.

The game's venue is The Sport and Show Hall "Gdynia" in Gdynia, Poland.

As the game gets closer watch for updates on http://www.fibaeurope.com.


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