Natasha Cloud leads the Athletes Unlimited basketball leaderboard after the first week of competition.
The star guard notched 1,415 points over three games, followed by Lexie Brown with 1,345 points. Isabelle Harrison and Mercedes Russell round out the Week One top four, solidifying their place as Week Two captains.
Cloud and Harrison led Team Carrington to a 3-0 record to open the AU season, each earning additional points in the standings after clinching MVP honors.
In the team’s final matchup against Team Sims, Harrison led her side to an 84-78 victory, recording 19 points. Cloud added to the team’s tally with 12 points and seven assists, earning herself 60 MVP points to move atop the league standings.
WALK THE WALK@T_Cloud4 showing everyone why she started the game sitting #️⃣1️⃣ on the leaderboard 😈#AUHoops | 📺: FS2 @FOXSports pic.twitter.com/yScUZVCkOQ— Athletes Unlimited (@AUProSports) January 30, 2022
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Russell returns as a captain after finishing the opening series of games with a 2-1 record, capping off the week with a commanding 79-71 victory over Team Mitchell. The team’s captain led scoring with 20 points, while Lexie Brown added 16 points and nine rebounds for MVP 3 honors.
Week Two captains will select their teams on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, with the draft streamed on YouTube.