By Ben York, PhoenixMercury.com
Posted: Nov. 11, 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 10, 2013.
Krystal Thomas - Perfumerias (Spain): Thomas and Perfumerias lost to Galatasaray on Nov. 6, 81-56. They responded with a win against Ibaizabal, 70-42, on Nov. 9. Thomas recorded two points and 13 rebounds in the win.
Brittney Griner - Zhejiang (China): Griner has arrived in China and is documenting her stay through Twitter and Instagram. Be sure to give her a follow!
Briana Gilbreath - Undecided
Charde Houston - Uni Girona (Spain): Houston earned Player of the Week honors by tallying 28 points, 10 rebounds, six steals and five assists in their win over Pais Vasco, 85-61, on Nov. 10.
Jasmine James - Sao Jose/Colinas Shopping (Brazil): Jasmine James has signed with the Brazilian club Sao Jose/Colinas Shopping.
DeWanna Bonner - Nadezhda Orenburg (Russia): Bonner continued her amazing play with 18 points and 12 boards in a 59-57 loss against Lattes Mont. on Nov. 6. She tallied 14 points and seven rebounds in an 89-59 loss against Spartak VMR on Nov. 10. They face Rivas Ecopolis on Nov. 13 and Dynamo GUVD on Nov. 17.
Candice Dupree - Dynamo Kursk (Russia): Dupree and Dynamo Kursk picked up wins over Tsmoki-Minsk, 92-53, on Nov. 7 and Enisey, 80-65, Nov. 10. Dupree tallied 15 points and seven rebounds in the win over Tsmoki-Minsk and 13 points and 13 rebounds against Enisey. They'll face Spartak N. on Nov. 17.
Diana Taurasi - UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia): UMMC continues to be on a roll by beating Spartak 81-41 on Nov. 4 and Energy Ivanovo 75-53 on Nov. 9. They'll face Bourges on Nov. 13 and Chevakata on Nov. 17.