Follow the Mercury as they span the globe during the 2011 offseason

Where in the World Are Your Phoenix Mercury?

Updated: Nov. 28, 2011

The Mercury will once again span the globe this offseason, playing ball and vacationing all over the world. As far as what they have been up to so far, here is the latest. Check back with PhoenixMercury.com throughout the fall and winter to keep up to date with their happenings and play.




Dupree
MERCURY FORWARD CANDICE DUPREE: Candice Dupree is spending her offseason in Moscow where she signed on with Spartak V MR, former team for Diana Taurasi.
Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result: Candice Dupree played just 10 minutes, scoring six points and grabbing four rebounds, in Spartak V MR’s 96-58 rout of Dynamo Guvd in Russian League play.
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Taylor
MERCURY FORWARD PENNY TAYLOR: Penny Taylor is also in Turkey, continuing to play for Fenerbache, rival of Galatasaray. Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result: Penny Taylor recorded 12 points, five rebounds and three assists for Fenerbahce (5-1) in a 96-82 win, handing rival Galatasaray (5-1) its first Turkish League loss of the season. Diana Taurasi scored a game-high 33 points in the loss. Read more.








Taurasi
MERCURY GUARD DIANA TAURASI: Diana Taurasi returned to Turkey this season, but is planning for a new club – Galatasaray. Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result:Galatasaray had no trouble in an 84-68 win over Tarsus Bid (Tangela Smith), led by Diana Taurasi’s game-high 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting and seven rebounds. Taurasi’s squad improved to 5-0 in Turkish League play. Read more.








Bonner
MERCURY FORWARD DEWANNA BONNER: DeWanna Bonner is back in Spain for the offseason, but this time she’s playing for Perfumerias Avenida. Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result:DeWanna Bonner recorded seven points, seven rebounds and four assists in top-ranked Perfumerias’ 104-50 rout of 13th-ranked Navarra. Read more.








Thomas
MERCURY FORWARD KRYSTAL THOMAS: Krystal Thomas is spending her offseason in France where she’s playing for Lyon. Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result:Krystal Thomas recorded five points and two rebounds in 11 minutes for Lyon as the club picked up its second straight win in French League play, defeating Landes 55-51. Read more.








Johnson
MERCURY POINT GUARD TEMEKA JOHNSON: Temeka Johnson headed back to Russia to continue playing for Dynamo K. Click here for her club's website.

Latest Result:Temeka Johnson recorded six points, two rebounds and three assists for Dynamo Kursk in their first Russian League loss (6-1). UMMC Ekaterinburg (Pondexter, Parker) upended the previously unbeaten squad 69-56.Read more.








Gray-Lawson
MERCURY GUARD ALEXIS GRAY-LAWSON: Alexis Gray-Lawson is playing for H.R. Le-Zion in Isreal for her first season overseas.










Sanford
MERCURY FORWARD/CENTER NAKIA SANFORD: Nakia Sanford is the third Mercury player in Turkey. She signed with Pankup Ted Kayseri Kolejspor.

Latest Result:Nakia Sanford recorded 12 points and seven rebounds as Kayseri defeated Samsun (Kelly and Coco Miller) 86-73 over the weekend. Kayseri improved to 5-1 in Turkish League play.
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Swanier
MERCURY POINT GUARD KETIA SWANIER: Ketia Swanier also chose Israel for her team this season. She’s playing for Raanana Hertzeliya.







Stay tuned for more exciting Euroleague action!