Lynx sign Czech guard Elhotova
The Minnesota Lynx on Thursday announced the signing of Czech guard Katerina Elhotova, a former teammate of Lindsay Whalen in the Czech Republic League.
Elhotova has appeared in 10 games in the Czech Republic League this season, averaging 13.1 points 3.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists. The 5-foot-11 guard has also appeared in 14 EuroLeague games with USK Praha, averaging 11.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
Elhotova represented Czech Republic in the 2012 Olympic Games and 2008 Olympic Games where Czech placed seventh in both events. Her Czech team won silver in the 2010 FIBA World Championships. She also represented the Czech Republic in 2014 FIBA World Championship, with the team placing ninth.
Elhotova played alongside Whalen on USK Praha from 2007-2012 and Rebekkah Brunson in 2012-13.