Waltiea Rolle joined fellow Bahamian professional women’s basketball player Jonquel Jones in a workout session that was organized by Caribbean Sports Agency (CSA) Basketball Academy Coach Marvin Henfield, at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium this week. Henfield said: “It’s the first time we were able to get both Waltiea and Jonquel to work out together. It was pretty exciting.” Henfield said that it was great seeing Rolle being pushed by Jones, and hopes she eventually gets back in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Rolle was the first Bahamian to be drafted into the WNBA, back in 2013. Before that she played for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Rolle, who played professionally in Turkey up to the end of February, said it felt good to work out with Jones. She suited up with Endremit Gurespor in the Turkish Women’s Basketball League for a portion of their season, and has been here in The Bahamas since returning from Turkey. Rolle just started working out with Henfield and looks to be in great shape. She was aggressive in the workout session, recording blocks and grabbing rebounds. Rolle had a good season in Turkey but it ended short. “It was good. I… Read full this story
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