GENEVA, Switzerland — Looking to return the Lady Matrix to their place as a perennial International Cup Tournament team, head coach J.D. Barnes quickly added two star recruits to a talented core of returners. GIE Lady Matrix's basketball coach is pleased to announce the signing of Pully (Switzerland) stars Kristina King (left) and Asia Logan (right).
King, a 5'11 versatile guard is currently averaging 20.4 points, 8.0 rebounds 4.2 assists and 3.3 steals per game for Pully. She's ranked in the top ten in 5 major categories in the Swiss LNA League. Last season she starred with the GIE Lady Matrix, being named WUBA League MVP along with Eurobasket Summer League Top Player. Later that summer, she joined the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA in mini camp. The summer of 2016, King was named AsiaBasket.com All-William Jones Cup Best Guard as she led Team USA to a Bronze Medal.
Logan, a 6'1 freak athlete is currently averaging 21.0 points and 10.9 rebounds per game for Pully. She has spent the last two seasons in Switzerland where she has been a dominating force. Last season, Logan led the LNA in points (26.7ppg) and rebounds (15.2rpg). She was later named to the All-Import Team in Swiss LNA.
The duo will join the Lady Matrix for the 2017 Mediterranean Cup of Champions (Barcelona, Spain). This event will host 8 teams (6 Spanish, 2 American). The event will be the first of its kind for European Scouts to view talent and also improve locals.