Kayla Thornton Claims WKBL Championship with KB Stars

Wings forward Kayla Thornton took home the WKBL Championship with the KB Stars after sweeping the Blue Minx 3-0 in the finals. Thornton averaged 26.7 points and 10.6 rebounds a game in the final series of the season, posting a 29-point, 14 rebound double-double in the last game. The El Paso, Texas native collected 18 double-doubles on the year, helping the Stars to a 28-7 record for the 2018-2019 season. Thornton was also named Player of the Year, Import Player of the Year and First-Team All-Korea by Asia-Basket.com.