EuroLeague Women: UMMC Ekaterinburg adds Stewart in bid to be unbeatable
After a multi-week hiatus during which qualifying tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were played, EuroLeague Women is back, and with another star player: Breanna Stewart. She’ll be playing for — surprise! — Russian super team UMMC Ekaterinburg, which needed an American replacement for Jamierra Faulkner after the point guard suffered a knee injury.
It’s a strange twist of fate for Stewart, who ruptured her Achilles last spring while playing for Dynamo Kursk in the EuroLeague Women championship game. Her opponent in that title match? UMMC Ekaterinburg.
Stewart now joins a star-studded roster featuring Brittney Griner, Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley, Jonquel Jones, Maria Vadeeva and Emma Meesseman.
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