Danielle Adams' promising rookie season with the San Antonio Silver Stars was cut short due to a foot injury. With her healthy, San Antonio hopes to be a contender in the Western Conference.
Coming off an impressive performance, Adams leads the Silver Stars against a fast-starting Sylvia Fowles and the Chicago Sky in San Antonio's home opener Wednesday night.
A second-round draft pick in 2011, Adams was a steady contributor off the bench for the Silver Stars (1-1) last year as she averaged 12.4 points and 4.3 rebounds, with 15 blocks in 23 games, despite missing 11 contests due to a foot injury.
She has moved into a starting role this season and turned in a big effort in the last game, scoring 21 points and making 4 of 8 from 3-point range in an 83-79 loss to undefeated Connecticut on Friday.
Adams was one of the few Silver Stars not to struggle offensively, going 7 of 14 from the field while the rest of the team shot 34.6 percent.
"We just didn't shoot it (well)," said guard B...