Natasha Cloud

Hoops: Meet the Week 2 Teams

Natasha Cloud © Athletes Unlimited, LLC 2022 / Credit: Jade Hewitt Media
Alexandra Licata
Jan 30, 2022

Week 1 of Athletes Unlimited Basketball is in the books and on Sunday afternoon, Week 2 officially kicked off with the Week 2 Draft.

Captaining the Week 2 teams are Natasha Cloud (Gold), Lexie Brown (Orange), Isabelle Harrison (Blue) and Mercedes Russell (Purple).

Cloud, who accumulated 1,451 points, led all players with 35 assists for Team Carrington during Week 1. She picked up 650 win points from her team’s undefeated weekend and was named MVP 2 (60 additional points) each game.

Brown’s impressive week with Team Russell included a buzzer-beater trey to send the game into overtime against Team Carrington. She finished the week just over 100 points behind Cloud.

Harrison is tied for the league-lead in made 2-pointers with Odyssey Sims (24) and earned the most MVP points of any player in Week 1 with 210 points.

The orange captain during the first week, Russell will remain a captain in Week 4 – this time for purple. She leads all players in rebounds, capturing 28 through the first three games.

Meet their teams for Week 2.

Team Cloud

Facilitator: Danielle Viglione

  • Natasha Cloud, Guard
  • DiJonai Carrington, Guard/Forward
  • Kalani Brown, Center
  • Destinee Walker, Guard
  • Lauren Manis, Forward
  • Laurin Mincy, Guard
  • Drew Edelman, Center
  • Ty Young, Guard/Forward
  • Marjorie Butler, Guard
  • Grace Hunter, Guard
  • Tina Roy, Guard

Team Brown

Facilitator: Pokey Chatman

  • Lexie Brown, Guard
  • Taj Cole, Guard
  • Tianna Hawkins, Forward
  • Essence Carson, Guard
  • Imani McGee-Stafford, Center
  • Air Hearn, Guard
  • Kiki Harrigan, Forward
  • Jessica Kuster, Forward
  • Briahanna Jackson, Guard
  • Becca Wann-Taylor, Guard/Forward
  • Shannon McCallum, Guard

Team Harrison

Facilitator: Shelley Patterson

  • Isabelle Harrison, Forward
  • Jantel Lavender, Forward
  • Courtney Williams, Guard
  • Odyssey Sims, Guard
  • Kirby Burkholder, Guard
  • Dominique Wilson, Guard
  • Danielle L. McCray, Guard/Forward
  • Akela Maize, Center
  • Toccara Ross, Forward
  • Brittany Carter, Guard
  • Chelsea Phillips, Forward

Team Russell

Facilitator: Plenette Pierson

  • Mercedes Russell, Center
  • Kelsey Mitchell, Guard
  • MeMe Jackson, Guard/Forward
  • Danni McCray, Forward
  • Nikki Greene, Center
  • Sydney Colson, Guard
  • Rebecca Harris, Guard
  • Antoinette Bannister, Guard/Forward
  • Antoinette Thompson, Guard
  • CC Andrews, Guard
  • Takoia Larry, Forward

Week 2 competition begins Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT with Team Harrison vs. Team Brown on YouTube.

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