Overseas Update: Nov. 4, 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 November 3, 2013.
Krystal Thomas – Perfumerias (Spain): Thomas and Perfumerias remain undefeated at 4-0 after a 73-65 win over Rivas Ecopolis on Nov. 2. They’ll face Galatasaray on Nov. 6.
Brittney Griner – Zhejiang (China): Griner will play in China during the offseason, but games won’t begin for a while. Japan beat Korea recently to win the FIBA Asia Championship.
Briana Gilbreath – Undecided
Charde Houston – Uni Girona (Spain): Houston and Uni Girona fell to Burgos, 57-52, on Nov. 2. Houston tallied nine points and four rebounds in the loss.
Jasmine James – Brazil (more information to come)
DeWanna Bonner – Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia): Bonner was magnificent in Nadezhda’s win (88-68) over Candice Dupree’s Dynamo Kursk tallying 30 points and seven rebounds in 34 minutes. They’ll next face Spartak VMR on Nov. 10.
Candice Dupree – Dynamo Kursk (Russia): Dupree and Dynamo Kursk lost to Bonner’s Nadezhda Orenburg 88-68. Dupree picked up 10 points and five rebounds in the loss. They’ll next face Txmoki-Minsk on Nov. 7.
Diana Taurasi – UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia): TUMMC won the Women’s SuperCup over Dynamow Moscow 72-63. They’ll face two tough teams in the next week beginning with Spartak N. on Nov. 4 and UNI Gyor on Nov. 7.
Lynetta Kizer – Undecided
Alexis Hornbuckle – Undecided
Penny Taylor – Undecided