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Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination - Feb 11, 2016


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Kristina
King
Playing professional basketball was always what I thought would be my last stop. I would graduate college, go over the water for a few years, and then be back home with a number of experiences people only dream of having. Simple as that. Now I am not saying that planning for your life isn't something you should do. People always stress that you should make a list of goals to have an idea of what you want to get out of life and I fully agree, you should have goals and aspirations. It's great to have a plan in motion, but it's funny just how quickly God humbles us and show us His plans are greater than anything we could imagine.

My name is Kristina King (180-G/F-92, college: Richmond). I'm 23 years old and have played in two different countries, Romania and Iceland. I graduated from the University of Richmond with a dual degree and had a pretty successful basketball career, achieving 1,000 points and receiving All-Conference honors. Since graduating, I have been extremely blessed in getting the opportunity to play overseas and experience new cultures all while doing something that I love, play basketball.

So where am I now?

After competing in Taiwan this past summer at the Jones Cup, I decided to come back to GA and play in the WUBA with the GIE Lady Matrix instead of going back overseas to play. Many told me that it was a stupid decision to forego a year overseas, including my agent who was based out in Europe. They said if I stayed home this season, I would never be able to make it back to Europe to play. I can't tell you how nervous I was making that decision to stay. I went back and forth weighing the pros and cons of both options every day, but I knew that if I wanted to accomplish my goals and have a chance to play on a bigger scale; this is what I needed to do. It's all about building your resume and being in the right situation in front of the right people, which is what the WUBA is helping me do. It's only been a few months now and I've already had the opportunity to meet with management in the WNBA and general managers from different countries by playing in the WUBA.

This week the WUBA has been invited to play in the Dominican Republic to play in the Copa Mitchell Cup. For the last two years, the Dominican Republic hasn't participated in women's basketball, except for their national team. This is the first year they are bringing it back and to be invited to play in this event on an international stage is an honor.

I am eager to get back on the court and compete for the chance to bring home a medal. I've played in Europe and Asia, but have never competed in Latin America so I'm excited to see what the style of play is like here.

Games begin Thursday so follow me on the Copa Mitchell Cup site to get updates on how we're doing throughout this week!

  




Carrie
Washington
U.E. Mataro lands Carrie Washington; ex GIE Lady Matrix - 1 month ago
Unio Esportiva Mataro (Spain) inked 24-year old American forward Carrie Washington (183-F/C-94, college: Columbus St.). She played this season for GIE Lady Matrix (WUBA) in the U.S. In 15 games she was the leagues best rebounder with and impressive 13.2rpg along with 10 points. A very good season in her career as she was awarded USBasket.com All-WUBA Defensive Player of the Year. After winning her first WUBA title, Washington joined the Lady Matrix in Barcelona, Spain for the LIGA Mediter...   [read more]

Kristina
King
MCC2017: GIE Lady Matrix celebrate Mediterranean Cup title - 1 month ago
MCC2017 Finals 6/5/2017 GIE Lady Matrix - UE Mataro 94-44 GIE Lady Matrix win Mediterranean Cup championship. They knocked down Unio Esportiva Mataro in the title game. Kristina King (180-G/F-92, college: Richmond) was named MVP of the event. She notched 32 points and 10 rebounds to lead the American team. Lady Matrix eked out a 22:20 lead ten minutes into the game. UE Mataro erased the deficit in the second stanza. The Spain side pulled within 20 by halftime advantage; but never recove...   [read more]

Briana
Williams
East All-Star Briana Williams hits buzzer beater to defeat West 89-88 - 2 months ago
David Walls Reports 2017 WUBA All-Star results 5/29/2017 Briana Williams (5'7''-G-92, college: Mercer, agency: PEPI SPORT) hit a buzzer-beating game-winner to lift the East to a 89-88 victory over the West. With the clock ticking down under 15 seconds and the East down two, Williams opened East All-Stars' final possession by running some time off in preparation for a final shot. At the five-second mark, Kristina King (5'11''-G/F-92, college: Richmond) drove left on Morgan Jennings and a...   [read more]


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