On the Road With Candice Dupree
As a former military brat, the Chicago Sky's Candice Dupree got to do her fair share of traveling before her basketball career even began. Her basketball experiences since have caused her to rack up even more miles and included four years with Temple, playing for USA Basketball, a season overseas and two years with the Sky.
We talked with Dupree about the many stops she has made on the way to WNBA stardom.
What are some countries you've gotten to travel to for either basketball
or personal reasons?
Dupree: “Russia and Turkey for basketball. I used to live in Germany.”
Is there one place you haven't been that you would really like to see?
Dupree: “I’d like to go to Brazil, Italy and Spain."
What’s your favorite place to go on vacation?
Dupree: “Home (laughs).”
Would you prefer to be on a beach, hiking and camping out, or visiting a museum?
Dupree: “On a beach.”
What are your favorite WNBA cities to visit?
Dupree: “Houston and Los Angeles.”
What is the best WNBA city to go out shopping? Do you have any favorite
Dupree: “For shopping I’d have to say Chicago. I like Lucky Brand Jeans. I always have to take a peak in Gucci and Louis Vuitton. I like Nordstrom also.”
What is the best WNBA city in which to dine out? Do you have any favorite
Dupree: “I did have a good time in L.A. at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles.”
What are the best places to dine out in your city?
Dupree: “There’s a place we go to called Bijan’s Bistro. They are open until 4 o’clock in the morning, 365 days a year. It has a little bit of everything and it’s all nicely prepared. It’s actually really nice when you go in there.”