Dionne Pounds signs with C.D.Zamarat in Spanish LF1 (+VIDEO)
C.D. Zamarat continues working on their new roster and has announced the signing of Dionne Pounds for the 2012-13 season.
Dionne Pounds is a 1,74m Finnish international guard with american
experience (16,2 points per game in Lamar 2006-07) and also
in Finland where she averaged 24,1 points 6,7 rebounds 3,6 assists and
3,9 steals per game in the 2010-11 season and 14,9 points and 4,1 rebounds (with 81 three pointers) in the 2011-12 season, winning both the Finnish Cup and League.
Dionne moved to United States
when she was 17 and first played in John Muir High School, later in
Pasadena City College, averaging 17 points and 5 rebounds per game in
2005 and finally in 2005 recieved a scholarship to play at Lamar,
averaging 10,3 points and 3,8 rebounds per game in the 2005-06 season
and 16,2 points 3,5 rebounds and 2,5 assists per game in the 2006-07
Once her college career was over, Dionne Pounds played in
Finnish first division with PeKa, averaging 13,9 points and 4,1
rebounds in the 2007-08 season and 15,8 points and 4,6 rebounds in the
Dionne signed with Honsu in the 2009-10 season
where she averaged 16,5 points 4,2 rebounds and 3,2 steals per game in
2009-10 and had a breakout season in 2010-11 averaging 24,1 points 6,7
rebounds 3,6 assists and 3,9 steals per game, scroing 63 three pointers
in 27 games.
Dionne was the second top scorer in the league, best
finnish player in the league, the second best in steals per game and
the best passer in Finnish League.
Dionne has been an important
player in Finnish National Teams, playing in 2002 and 2004 in the U18
and U20 European Championships and also after returning to Europe she
contributed in the Qualifying Round for the 2011 European Championship
with 10,2 points and 2,6 rebounds in 24 minutes per game against
Turkey,Hungary,Montenegro,Bulgaria,Ukraine and Netherlands National
Dionne Pounds is a strong scoring guard who can play both
the 1 and the 2 position, with a great ability to draw foulds and a
really dangerous threat from the three point range, where she feels
comfortable shooting from any distance.
Finnish U18 National Team -02 European Championships U18 -02 Finnish U20 National Team -04 European Championships U20 in Vannes -04 Finnish Cup Semifinals -08 All-Southland Conf. Honorable Mention -07 Finnish 1st Division Regular Season Champion -08 Finnish 1st Division Champion -08 Finnish 1st Division Semifinals -09 Finnish National Team -10-11 Qualifications to European Championships 2011 -10 Eurobasket.com All-Finnish League 2nd Team -11 Eurobasket.com Finnish League All-Domestic Players Team -11 Best finnish player in the league 11
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