It’s that time of the year when WNBA players take their talents overseas to compete in leagues across the world during the offseason here in the States.
Following the Dallas Wings’ most successful season in franchise history, many of their players are heading to various places to stay in shape before they try to win the franchise’s first championship in 2024.
Today we’re gonna take a look at which Wings players are playing where in the world and how the early returns are looking.
Lou Lopez Senechal -Zabiny Brno, Czech Republic – Throughout two games in the Eurocup, Dallas Wings 2023 first-round pick Lou Lopez Senechal is averaging 11 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists. This overseas season will be important for Senechal who missed all of the 2023 WNBA season recovering from a knee injury.
Natasha Howard – Fenerbahce Turkey – After her first season with the Wings, Natasha Howard will join a stacked Turkish team that includes WNBA stars like Napheesa Collier, Kayla McBride, and, Kitija Laksa. In a game on Sunday, Howard scored 27 points to go along with 15 rebounds and an assist.
Awak Kuier – Venezia Italy – Awak Kuier is a player that the Wings think could be a key contributor to their future success. People often forget Kuier is only age 22 which is younger than most of last year’s rookie class. In her first game for Venezia in Italy, Kuier scored 16 points to go along with five rebounds.
Teaira McCowan – China – McCowan is dominating the Chinese league throughout her first few games. McCowan has scored 15 or more points in each of her games and has grabbed eight or more rebounds in each contest. McCowan will be joined in the Chinese league by Satou Sabally who is yet to play a game yet.