Phoenix Mercury

Phoenix forward Michaela Onyenwere of the Phoenix Mercury brings the ball up the court in Mercury white jerseys.

Are the 2023 Phoenix Mercury finally turning a corner?

By Jesse Morrison / July 10, 2023

Head coach Nikki Blue: ‘I think we’re trending in the right direction’

Los Angeles Sparks point guard Jordin Canada stands by the half-court line dribbling the ball while bent over and looking past a Minnesota Lynx guard who stands in front of her in a defensive stance, during a WNBA game.

Sunday Notes, Week 7: Rhyne Howard is a star and Sabrina Ionescu is an elite heel, plus Jordin Canada and Michaela Onyenwere breakouts

By Em Adler / July 9, 2023

Your weekly journey into trends and analysis around the WNBA

Shey Peddy details miraculous comeback from ruptured Achilles

By Jesse Morrison / July 7, 2023

Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy is already back in action after 2022 injury

Phoenix Mercury big Brianna Turner, in mid-air above the restricted area, holds the ball in front of her face while looking at the hoop. Washington Mystics defenders stand behind her looking very concerned.

Phoenix Mercury’s play still a mixed bag one week after coaching change

By Jesse Morrison / July 3, 2023

Some things are noticeably better under Nikki Blue, but main problems persist

Nikki Blue taking patient approach to new role as Phoenix Mercury interim head coach

By Jesse Morrison / June 28, 2023

Nikki Blue has her work cut out for her as the Phoenix Mercury are 2-11

Skylar Diggins-Smith’s return to the court remains a mystery

By Jesse Morrison / June 27, 2023

‘We know as much as you’

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Hot seat shake-up in Phoenix

By The Next / June 26, 2023

Missy and Jesse discuss the coaching change in Phoenix, interim head coach Nikki Blue —WNBA All-Star starter list

Phoenix head coach Vanessa Nygaard holds a clipboard while talking to Mercury players Tina Charles, Diana Taurasi, and Brianna Turner

Why the Phoenix Mercury parted ways with head coach Vanessa Nygaard

By Jesse Morrison / June 25, 2023

The Phoenix Mercury parted ways with head coach Vanessa Nygaard after a disappointing 17-31 run as head coach

The Phoenix Mercury bench is pictured looking on to a recent WNBA regular season game.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Brittney Griner and why WNBA travel is this way

By The Next / June 23, 2023

Host Jackie Powell and Ari Chambers discuss Brittney Griner and keeping players safe during travel

Indiana Fever players huddle in the paint during a game, while Minnesota Lynx players huddle behind them at the free-throw line. A Lynx player is about to take free throws.

Sunday Notes, Week 4: Fever improve, Mercury collapse and a Dojkić breakout

By Em Adler / June 18, 2023

Our weekly look around the WNBA breaks down the Indiana Fever improving, the Phoenix Mercury falling, and the play of Ivana Dojkić.