Overseas Update: Oct. 28, 2013
Posted: Oct. 28, 2013
Every Monday throughout the WNBA off-season, PhoenixMercury.com will provide the X-Factor with weekly updates on how Mercury players are performing overseas.
To see an interactive map of the country each Mercury player is in, along with stats and schedules, click here.
The following updates include games played through October 27, 2013.
Krystal Thomas – Perfumerias (Spain): Thomas and Perfumerias picked up a win over Gipuzkoa, 63-47, to remain undefeated at 3-0. Thomas had five points and 10 rebounds in the victory.
Brittney Griner – Zhejiang (China): Griner will play in China during the offseason, but games won’t begin for several weeks. The Asian Championship campaign – Asia’s version of the EuroLeague, in a sense – is currently underway.
Briana Gilbreath – Undecided
Charde Houston – Uni Girona (Spain): Houston and Uni Girona picked up wins over Conquero on Oct. 13 (61-58) and Cadi ICG S. on Oct. 19 (67-41). Houston tallied 16 points, three rebounds and three assists against Conquero and eight points, five rebounds against Cadi ICG S.
Jasmine James – Brazil (more information to come)
DeWanna Bonner – Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia): Bonner and Nadezhda Orenburg did not play in a game over the past week. Their next game will be against Candice Dupree’s Dynamo Kursk on Nov. 3.
Candice Dupree – Dynamo Kursk (Russia): Dupree and Dynamo Kursk did not play in a game over the past week. Their next game will be against DeWanna Bonner’s Nadezhda Orenburg on Nov. 3.
Diana Taurasi – UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia): Taurasi and UMMC did not play in a game over the past week. They'll play in the SuperCup against Dynamo Moscow on Oct. 29. Following that, their next game will be against Spartak N. on Nov. 4.
Lynetta Kizer – Undecided
Alexis Hornbuckle – Undecided
Penny Taylor – Undecided