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WNBA Standings
Eastern
 1. New York L. 21-13 
 2. Chicago S. 18-16 
 3. Indiana F. 17-17 
 4. Atlanta D. 17-17 
 5. Connecticut S. 14-20 
 6. Washington M. 13-21 
Western
 1. Minnesota L. 28-6 
 2. L.Angeles S. 26-8 
 3. Phoenix M. 16-18 
 4. Seattle S. 16-18 
 5. Dallas W. 11-23 
 6. S.Antonio SS 7-27 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Elena DELLE DONNE
  
  (196-G/F-89)
  Avg: 21.5
 1. Delle Donne, Chica.21.5 
 2. Charles, New Y.21.4 
 3. McCoughtry, Atlan.20.2 
 4. Moore, Minnesot.19.9 
 5. Ogwumike, L.Angele.19.3 
 6. Taurasi, Phoen.18.6 
 7. Stewart, Seatt.18.3 
 8. McBride, S..17.1 
 9. Loyd, Seattle S.16.7 
 10. Parker, L.Angele.16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Tina CHARLES
  
  (193-C-88)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Charles, New Y.9.9 
 2. Stewart, Seatt.9.3 
 3. Ogwumike, L.Angele.9.1 
 4. Johnson, Dallas W.8.9 
 5. Fowles, Minnesot.8.8 
 6. Williams, Atlanta8.4 
 7. Paris, Dallas W.8.0 
 8. Lyttle, Atlanta D.7.8 
 9. Parker, L.Angele.7.6 
 10. Larkins, Indiana7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Sue BIRD
  
  (175-PG-80)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Bird, Seattle S.5.8 
 2. Thomas, Connecti.5.1 
 3. Vandersloot, Chica.4.9 
 4. January, Indiana F.4.8 
 5. Parker, L.Angele.4.5 
 6. Faulkner, Chica.4.4 
 7. Moore, Minnesot.4.3 
 8. Jefferson, S.Anton.4.2 
 9. Whalen, Minnesot.3.9 
 10. Sims, Dallas W.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Sancho LYTTLE
  
  (193-C-83)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Lyttle, Atlanta D.2.1 
 2. Catchings, India.1.9 
 3. Boyd, New York L.1.6 
 4. Jefferson, S.Anton.1.6 
 5. Moore, Minnesot.1.6 
 6. Beard, L.Angeles S.1.6 
 7. Vandersloot, Chica.1.5 
 8. McCoughtry, Atlan.1.5 
 9. Taylor, Phoenix M.1.5 
 10. Thomas, Connecti.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Brittney GRINER
  
  (203-C-90)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Griner, Phoenix M.3.1 
 2. Sanders, Washingt.2.5 
 3. Williams, Atlanta2.3 
 4. Stewart, Seatt.1.8 
 5. Fowles, Minnesot.1.8 
 6. Delle Donne, Chica.1.5 
 7. Stokes, New Y.1.4 
 8. Boyette, Chicago1.4 
 9. Parker, L.Angele.1.2 
 10. Ogwumike, L.Angel.1.2 
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Phoenix Mercury sign guard Yvonne Turner and forward Emma Cannon - Feb 9, 2017


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Emma Cannon
The Phoenix Mercury signed guard Yvonne Turner (5'9''-G-87, college: Nebraska) and forward Emma Cannon (6'2''-PF-89, college: Cent.Florida, agency: LBM Management).
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The 5-foot-10 Turner, who has seen brief stints with the Chicago Sky and San Antonio Stars, currently plays for Uniqa Sopron in Hungary alongside Mercury center Cayla George. In the midst of her best season as a pro, Turner leads the EuroLeague in scoring at 19.7 points per game, which ranks just ahead of Mercury star Diana Taurasi (18.6). Thanks to her well-rounded game, Turner is the only player in the EuroLeague who ranks in the top-10 in both points and assists, and she also ranks in the top-10 in steals. Overall, the Nebraska native and former Nebraska Cornhusker is averaging 5.3 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 2.0 steals. Before taking her talents overseas, Turner was a four-year standout at the University of Nebraska from 2006-10 where she was named to the Big 12 All-Defensive team three times and was voted as the Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year following her senior season. She became just the sixth player in program history to finish a career with at least 1,000 points, 200 assists and 200 steals. Turner finished her time at Nebraska ranked second in career three-pointers made (183) with the second-most threes in a single season (57, 2009), and fifth on the career steals list (229).
A 6-foot-2 power forward, Cannon currently plays for Chevakata in the Russian League where she has stood out among some of the WNBA's biggest stars. Cannon leads the Russian League in scoring at 20.8 points (not all players on Russian teams play in Russian League games), just ahead of Mercury center Brittney Griner of UMMC Ekaterinburg, and ranks second in rebounding at 10.1 boards. In addition to averaging a double-double, Cannon averages 1.8 steals per game and is shooting team-best 52.2-percent from the field. Cannon has posted big games against two of the best international teams, UMMC Ekaterinburg (Griner, Diana Taurasi) and Dynamo Kursk (WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike, Angel McCoughtry); she tallied 27 points and eight rebounds against the former, and is averaging 27.0 points and 4.0 boards in two games against the latter.
Prior to playing professionally overseas, Cannon spent her first three years of college playing at the University of Central Florida before transferring to Florida Southern for her senior season. She averaged 13.0 points and 10.1 rebounds in 89 games played during her three years at UCF, including career-high averages of 15.5 points and 11.6 rebounds as a sophomore. She was a NCAA Division-II All-American Honorable Mention as a senior.
Courtesy of: hoopfeed.com   




Tanisha
Wright
New York Liberty guard Tanisha Wright to skip 2017 WNBA season to rest - 11 days ago
New York Liberty president Isiah Thomas issued the following statement Monday: I want to inform our fans that Tanisha Wright(5'11''-SF-83, college: Penn St., agency: LBM Management) has decided she will take time away from the game to rest during the 2017 WNBA season. Tanisha has the full support of the New York Liberty organization as she does what is best for her health and future. Tanisha has played a pivotal role in all our success both on and off the court over the past two seasons,...   [read more]

Brittney
Griner
Phoenix Mercury, Brittney Griner reach multi-year contract agreement - 11 days ago
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner(6'8''-C-90, college: Baylor) signed a new multi-year contract that will keep her as a team cornerstone. The 6-8 Griner, going into her fifth WNBA season, is a three-time WNBA All-Star and two-time WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. The 26-year-old made a trip back to Phoenix from Russia, where she plays in the WNBA offseason, for the contract announcement before Sunday's Phoenix Suns game. Details of the contract were not released. Griner made $61,80...   [read more]

Penny Taylor
Mercury Name Penny Taylor Director of Player Development and Performance - 14 days ago
The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today announced the hiring of Mercury legend Penny Tayloras the team's Director of Player Development and Performance. Taylor, a member of all three Mercury championship teams, steps into her new role following a 13-season WNBA playing career, 10 of which were spent in Phoenix. 'As we have always tried to make clear, our organization owes a great deal to Penny Taylor and our hope was that her post-playing career would keep her here, as well,' s...   [read more]


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Phoenix Mercury forward DeWanna Bonner will miss the 2017 season due to pregnancy - 16 days ago  
Stars sign Adut Bulgak - 16 days ago  
Lynx Hire James Wade as Assistant Coach - 22 days ago  
Stars Sign Roneeka Hodges - 23 days ago  
Indiana Fever Sign Brazilian Center Nadia Colhado - 24 days ago  
San Antonio Stars acquire center Clarissa Dos Santos from the Chicago Sky in exchange for center Astou Ndour - 25 days ago  
Former WNBA All-Star Taj McWilliams-Franklin Joins The Dallas Wings - 25 days ago  
Atlanta Dream sign Australian guard Rachel Jarry - 26 days ago  
Seattle Storms signs free agent guard Jennifer O'Neill - 26 days ago  
Connecticut Sun sign Danielle Adams to a training camp contract - 30 days ago  
Sun acquires Lynetta Kizer, trades Camille Little to Mercury and Candice Dupree goes to Indiana - 1 month ago  
Dallas Wings trade Odyssey Sims to the Los Angeles Sparks in exchange for picks in WNBA Draft - 1 month ago  
Minnesota Lynx Renounce Rights to Rachel Jarry - 1 month ago  
WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike Extends Contract with Los Angeles Sparks - 1 month ago  
The Connecticut Sun signed Kelly Faris, Jennifer Hamson and Kayla Pedersen to training camp contracts - 1 month ago  
Atlanta Dream signs center Markeisha Gatling and guard Whitney Knight - 1 month ago  
Candace Parker agrees to a multi-year contract extension with Los Angeles Sparks - 1 month ago  
Phoenix Mercury sign guard Yvonne Turner and forward Emma Cannon - 1 month ago  
Perth Lynx star Sami Whitcomb gets WNBA call-up with Seattle Storm - 1 month ago  
Bentley re-signs with Sun - 1 month ago  
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