Shenise Johnson quits overseas play after being attacked

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Stars guard Shenise Johnson has returned home to the states following an attack in Turkey. (Photo by FIBA Europe / Nadezhda)
Stars guard Shenise Johnson has returned home to the states following an attack in Turkey. (Photo by FIBA Europe / Nadezhda)

During the WNBA offseason, several WNBA players go overseas to continue playing basketball. However, for San Antonio Stars guard Shenise Johnson – she came home sooner than expected under extreme circumstances.

Johnson has left Istanbul Universitesi BGD in Turkey after being attacked by a Turkish basketball agent over the weekend, it has been confirmed.

According to SIG Sports, Johnson suffered multiple injuries to her face, head, and body. She was also taken to the hospital for multiple¬†stitches to be put on her mouth. The attackers then made threats to Johnson’s life, which have been forwarded to Turkish police. The San Antonio Stars guard is already back home in the states.

Johnson averaged 16.1 points per game along with 6.9 rebounds in the Turkish league.

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Stephen Anderson is a writer and editor for the Project Spurs Network. He joined the PS team back in 2014 as a staff writer with Project Spurs and has taken over as editor for network sites Stars Hoops, Rampage Central, and Red Black 90. Stephen graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word in 2017 with a degree in Communications Arts, specializing in Journalism and Public Relations. He is a credentialed media member for the San Antonio Stars, Rampage, and San Antonio FC.

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  1. I didn’t know such a thing happen to shanise johnson, what a shame, whoever did this should be put in jail. She is a very special basketball player.

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