On the Road With Nikki Teasley

Nikki Teasley was born in Washington, D.C. And she now plays for the Washington Mystics. But there have been many travels in between for the 28-year-old point guard.

From her college years at the University of North Carolina to her four-year WNBA stint with the Los Angeles Sparks to her as yet unknown overseas destination this offseason, Teasley has seen her share of the road. WNBA.com's Mark Bodenrader caught up with Teasley to discuss her travel history.

Q: Where have you gotten to travel for basketball? Anywhere exciting?

Teasley: "Russia, Hungary, Korea, Portugal, Brazil, Spain… There's a lot. Those are the only ones I can think of right now. That's more than a lot of people, though."

Q: What is one place you haven't been that you would like to see?

Teasley: "Africa."

Q: What is your favorite place to go on vacation?

Teasley: "Hawaii."

Q: Would you most rather spend a vacation on the beach, hiking and camping out or visiting a museum?

Teasley: "On a beach."

Q: What are your favorite WNBA cities to visit?

Teasley: "L.A., Chicago, New York and Connecticut."

Q: Which is the best WNBA city in which to go out shopping? And what are some of your favorite stores?

Teasley: "L.A. My favorite stores are Wal-Mart, Target and Payless."

Q: What is the best WNBA city to dine out?

Teasley: "Houston."

Q: What are the best places to shop and dine out in your city?

Teasley: "Lots of places. You can shop in Georgetown. And you can dine in Georgetown as well. I'm a Ruth's Chris Steak House person myself."

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