Overseas Update: Dec. 2, 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 December 1, 2013.
Krystal Thomas – Perfumerias (Spain): Thomas and Perfumerias beat Cadi ICG 83-70 last week and face Zamarat and Novi Zagreb next. They are now 7-1 in the LFB.
Brittney Griner – Zhejiang (China): Griner and Zhejiang are now 2-2 on the season after defeating Yunnan, 61-49, with 17 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks. They lost to Maya Moore's Shanxi, 83-78, as Griner finished with 13 points and six rebounds.
Briana Gilbreath – Undecided
Charde Houston – Uni Girona (Spain): Houston and Uni Girona beat Zamarat, 80-69, as Charde Houston finished with a great game of 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists. They face Bembibre next and are now 4-4 in the LFB.
Jasmine James – James fell to Recife, 64-57, after posting solid numbers (14 points, three assists) in her debut. Follow her on Twitter here.
DeWanna Bonner – Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia): Bonner tallied 22 points and three rebounds on 10-15 shooting in their 77-50 win over Energy Ivanovo while also notching 14 points and five boards in Nadezhda's loss to Fenerbahce, 71-69. They next face Dynamo M. and UNIQA coming up. They are now 5-1 in the PBL.
Candice Dupree – Dynamo Kursk (Russia): Dupree and Dynamo Kursk beat Tsmoki-Minsk, 88-52, as Dupree tallied 16 points and three rebounds on 8-11 shooting. They picked up another big win against Chevakata, 94-63, with Dupree notching a double-double of 10 points and 10 boards. They'll face a tough UMMC team and Botas next.
Diana Taurasi – UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia): Taurasi and UMMC beat a tough Dynamo Moscow team again, 78-70, tallying seven points, seven rebounds and two assists. They also beat Good Angels, 72-68, as Taurasi finished with 10 points and five dimes. They'll face Kayseri and Dynamo K. next.
Lynetta Kizer – Undecided
Alexis Hornbuckle – Undecided
Penny Taylor – Undecided