Phoenix Mercury

A shot of Phoenix Mercury combo guard Diana Taurasi from behind, holding her arms out and up in celebration, as in the background a ball drops through the net

Diana Taurasi speaks on Ishbia’s purchase of Mercury, not planning on pay cut in 2023

By Jesse Morrison / February 8, 2023

Phoenix star Diana Taurasi spoke Tuesday on the future of the organization under new owner Mat Ishbia — Taurasi is not planning on taking a pay cut

Phoenix Mercury big Brianna Turner jumps into the body of Washington Mystics center Shakira Austin with an arm outstretched and blocking the ball out of Austin's hand, while Austin's other arm tries to keep Turner away

Brianna Turner discusses Griner’s looming return to Mercury, new role with WNBPA

By Jesse Morrison / February 7, 2023

Brianna Turner discusses Brittney Griner saying ‘she is going to play for the Phoenix Mercury’ and her new role with WNBPA

Sophie Cunningham is returning to Phoenix on a two-year deal

By Jesse Morrison / February 2, 2023

Restricted free agent guard Sophie Cunningham reportedly will remain with the Phoenix Mercury on a two-year deal

Chicago sky big Azurá Stevens dribbles while posting-up Washington Mystics big Myisha Hines-Allen, as Stevens puts a hand on Hines-Allen's hip and starts to spin around her

The Offseason Matrices: The Next’s 2023 WNBA offseason and free agency tracker

By Em Adler / January 20, 2023

The Next’s 2023 offseason and free agency tracker is here! WNBA contracts and team interests, cap sheets, trades, coaching changes, and more.

Phoenix Mercury's Kia Nurse dribbles during a game against the Washington Mystics on May 18, 2021. (Domenic Allegra photo)

2023 WNBA free agency preview: Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / January 9, 2023

The task ahead, by the numbers

Monica Wright Rogers (22) having fun with fans at a 2013 Minnesota Lynx game. (Photo Credit: John McLellan)

Mercury name Monica Wright Rogers assistant general manager

By Jesse Morrison / January 6, 2023

Wright Rogers brings championship pedigree to her new role.

Brittney Griner is pictured in purple and orange Phoenix Mercury jersey, wearing the number 42.

Griner shows gratitude, says she will return to play in 2023 in first statement since release

By Jesse Morrison / December 16, 2022

‘I intend to play basketball for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury this season’

Brittney Griner soars to basket in Phoenix Mercury purple and orange uniform.

How Brittney Griner’s return impacts the Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / December 9, 2022

Should she want to resume her basketball career, Griner faces free agency

Brittney Griner. (Screenshot via WNBA Media Central)

Brittney Griner is finally free: The women’s basketball community reacts

By Vishakya Deshpande / December 8, 2022

‘No more counting days. She’s coming home’

Brittney Griner holds up a photo of her Russian club team during her trial on Aug. 4, 2022.

BREAKING: Brittney Griner released from Russian custody

By Howard Megdal / December 8, 2022

Months-long ordeal comes to an end