SMALL FORWARD I POWER FORWARD
Date of Birth: 29.08.1991
Height: 1.88 m
Team 2019/2020: Nadezhda Orenburg
Contract Status: signed
Bourges Basket - LFB France & Euroleague
Nantes Reze Basket, New York Liberty (WNBA)
2019 MVP of the French Cup Final & French Cup Title
2018 LFB Player of the Year
2018 World Championship Team Canada
2017 WNBA - New York Liberty
2016 Olympian Team Canada
GAME FILM I EUROLEAGUE
Nayo #4 orange jersey: 15 points and 6 rebounds
Nayo #4 orange jersey: 17 points and 4 rebounds
An athletic and versatile forward, Nayo's basketball resume includes a successful WNBA season with the New York Liberty, representing Team Canada at the Olympics and winning the MVP award in the French LFB in the 2017-2018 season (16ppg and 11rpg). In the 2018-2019 season, Nayo's MVP performance helped Bourges Basket secure the cup title.
In the 2018-2019 Euroleague season, Nayo averaged 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists, while shooting 66 % from the floor. Her efficiency rating of 14.4 ranked her in the Top 20 among some of the best players in the world.
She finished the 2017-2018 FIBA EuroCup competition as one of the best Forwards (16.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game, while shooting 53 % from the field).
Nayo is an aggressive rebounder on both ends of the floor. Offensively, she is extremely versatile: scoring in transition, post ups, pick n roll situations, and attacking 1 v.s 1 from mid range. The 2x Defensive Player of the Year combines a high basketball IQ with quick feet and length to shut down opponents.