Keep up with several Sky players during this off-season while they take their game overseas. 

 

 

See Kahleah Copper, Emma Meesseeman, and Julie Allemand as they compete in the FIBA World Cup from September 22nd to October 1st, 2022

 

Kahleah Copper

TEAM USA

FIBA WEBSITE | Team Website

Position: G-F
Height: 6-1
Birthdate: August 28, 1994
WNBA Experience: 6

 

 

FIBA GAMES:

DATE:

SCORE:

W/L:

PTS:

REB:

AST:

USA vs. Belgium Sept 21 87-72 W 11 5 1
USA vs. Puerto Rico Sept 22 106-42 W 16 4 4
USA vs. China Sept 23 77-63 W 6 4 2
USA vs. South Korea Sept 25 145-69 W 11 5 1
USA. vs. Bosnia/Herzogovina Sept 26

 

Highlights:

  • Making her 2022 FIBA World Cup debut
  • Led the Chicago Sky in points per game (16.8 ppg) and steals per game (1.6 spg)
  • Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week of June 21, 2022
  • 2x WNBA All-Star
  • 2021 WNBA Finals MVP
  • Started all 32 games for the Sky in 2021
  • Drafted No. 7 in 2016 WNBA Draft to the Washington Mystics
  • 2021-22 Awarded the EuroLeague MVP and named to All-EuroLeague Women First Team after averaging 22.5 PPG and 6.1 RPG on CB Perfumerias Avenida in Spain
  • 2019-20 earned FIBA’s Top Performer honors and was voted MVP when she dropped 33 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and grabbed four steals to kick start her team’s EuroCup campaign with InvestInTheWest Enea Gorzow Wielkopolski in Poland
  • Re-signed with the Sky on a multi-year deal in January 2022

 

 


EMMA MEESSEEMAN

TEAM BELGIUM

FIBA WEBSITE | Team Website

Position: F
Height: 6-4 ft
Birthdate: May 13, 1993
WNBA Experience: 7

 

 

FIBA GAMES:

DATE:

SCORE:

W/L:

PTS:

REB:

AST:

Belgium vs. USA Sept 21 72-87 L 4 4 4
Belgium vs. South Korea Sept 22 84-61 W 9 10 7
Belgium vs. Puerto Rico Sept 24 68-65 W 6 12 11
Belgium vs. Bosnia/Herzogovina Sept 25 85-55 W 4 8 3
Belgium vs. China Sept 26

 

Highlights:

  • Making her second FIBA World Cup appearance (2018)
  • Led Belgium in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, averaging 26.8 points
  • Led the Chicago Sky in offensive rebounds per game (1.5 rpg)
  • 2019 WNBA Champion
  • 2021 WNBA Finals MVP
  • 2x WNBA All-Star
  • 2018 EuroLeague Final Four MVP
  • 4x EuroLeague Champion
  • 2x EuroLeague All First-Team
  • Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week of June 13, 2016
  • Signed by the Sky in January 2022

 

 


JULIE ALLEMAND

TEAM BELGIUM

FIBA WEBSITE | Team Website

Position: G
Height: 5-8 ft
Birthdate: July 7, 1996
WNBA Experience: 1

 

FIBA GAMES:

DATE:

SCORE:

W/L:

PTS:

REB:

AST:

Belgium vs. USA Sept 21 72-87 L 10 1 4
Belgium vs. South Korea Sept 22 84-61 W 13 4 8
Belgium vs. Puerto Rico Sept 24 68-65 W 9 5 6
Belgium vs. Bosnia/Herzogovina Sept 25 85-55 W 7 1 9
Belgium vs. China Sept 26

 

Highlights:

  • Making her second FIBA World Cup appearance (2018)
  • Appeared in her first WNBA Playoffs in 2022
  • Appeared in two FIBA Women’s EuroBasket (2019, 2021)
  • Appeared in three FIBA Women’s EuroBasket Qualifiers (2017, 2019, 2021)
  • Selected with the 33rd overall pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever
  • Became first player in WNBA history to be named to All-Rookie Team after being drafted in the third round
  • Started all 22 games her rookie season and became the first rookie in league history to average 8.0 points, 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds
  • Acquired by the Sky in February 2022

 


 

LI YUERU

TEAM CHINA

FIBA WEBSITE | Team Website

Position: C
Height: 6’7
WNBA Experience: 1

 

 

FIBA GAMES:

DATE:

SCORE:

W/L:

PTS:

REB:

AST:

China vs. South Korea Sept 22 107-44 W 9 7 3
China vs. Bosnia/Herzogovina Sept 22 98-51 W 13 9 1
China vs. USA Sept 23 63-77 L 4 6 0
China vs. Puerto Rico Sept 26 95-60 W 16 8 2
China vs. Belgium Sept 26

 

Highlights:

  • Making her second FIBA World Cup appearance (2018)
  • Made her WNBA debut in 2022 season with the Sky
  • Drafted in 2019 (Round 3, Overall Pick 35) by the Atlanta Dream
  • Won Bronze in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Bangalore
  • Won Silver in 2019 FIBA Asia Cup in India
  • Won Silver in 2021 FIBA Asia Cup in Jordan
  • Finished 5th with China in 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, averaging 14.8 ppg and 8.3 rpg
  • Chicago Sky acquired rights from the Los Angeles Sparks in March 2022

 

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