An American star drained a buzzer-beating 3 on her birthday to keep her Russian powerhouse team undefeated

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An American star drained a buzzer-beating 3 on her birthday to keep her Russian powerhouse team undefeated
© Provided by INSIDER Alex Bentley hits a buzzer-beating three on her birthday to keep UMMC Ekaterinburg undefeated. EuroLeagueWomen/Twitter

  • UMMC Ekaterinburg – which boasts a stacked roster featuring WNBA superstars Brittney Griner, Jonquel Jones, Breanna Stewart, Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot, and Emma Meesseman – won its first three games of the EuroLeague season.
  • The Russian powerhouse looked to be in trouble Wednesday, trailing ZVVZ USK Praha – another European side boasting multiple WNBA stars – by a point with just under six seconds remaining in their matchup.
  • American guard Alex Bentley drained a clutch three at the buzzer to win the game for UMMC Ekaterinburg and keep her side undefeated on the season.
  • The WNBA journeywoman hit the shot on her 31st birthday – and she celebrated accordingly.
  • Check out the thrilling highlight below:

-EuroLeague Women (@EuroLeagueWomen) October 27, 2021

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