On the Road With Shona Thorburn
Guard Shona Thorburn was born in England and raised in Canada, but was drafted out of the University of Utah by the Minnesota Lynx with the seventh overall pick in the 2006 draft. She saw action in 22 games for the Lynx last year, and though she was waived late in the 2007 preseason, Thorburn signed with the Seattle Storm on July 5.
Thorburn spoke recently with WNBA.com about her travels in basketball and about which place in the world she'd most like to see.
What are some countries you've gotten to travel to for either basketball
or personal reasons?
Thorburn: "I've lived in four different places: England, Australia, Japan, and now Canada and the U.S., so I've traveled extensively through all of those areas."
Is there one place you haven't been that you would really like to see?
Thorburn: "I wouldn't mind going on vacation in Bali or Tahiti or someplace like that."
What are your favorite WNBA cities to visit?
Thorburn: "Seattle is one. They have great food there. And probably New York, too. There's a lot to do."
What is the best WNBA city to go out shopping? Do you have any favorite
Thorburn: "I love going to Houston, where you can go to the Galleria Mall right beside our hotel."
What is the best WNBA city in which to dine out? Do you have any favorite
Thorburn: "Definitely Seattle! I love to go to the Wharf and get some fresh seafood."