Richards makes first WNBL Team of the Round

January 2, 2024 | Sydney Flames news

Sydney Flames’ Didi Richards has been rewarded for producing her best game of the WNBL season by being named in the competition’s Team of the Round.

During the Hoops Capital side’s overtime round nine win against league-leaders Townsville, import Richards tallied 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists, two blocks and one steal at Qudos Bank Arena.

Joining the Houston product in the Team of the Round are Perth’s Amy Atwell, Melbourne’s Jade Melbourne, Southside’s Nyadiew Puoch and Bendigo’s Alicia Froling.

Richards’ harbour city side will look to make it three wins on the trot on Friday when they head to Adelaide to battle the Lightning from 7.30pm AEDT – with the fixture being broadcast on 9Now.

The Flames will then return to Sydney two days later to take on Melbourne as part of the club’s third double-header at Qudos Bank Arena.

The WNBL fixture tips off at 1.15pm before the Kings take on Brisbane from 3.45pm – with tickets available here.