Nikki Blue

An orange and white WNBA basketball sits on the court.

Phoenix Mercury set to hire Orlando Magic assistant coach Nate Tibbetts as head coach

By Aya Abdeen / October 16, 2023

Tibbetts is expected to become highest-paid head coach in WNBA history

Nikki Blue coaches during a Phoenix Mercury at Washington Mystics game on July 23, 2023.

Nikki Blue in the running for permanent Phoenix Mercury head coach

By Jesse Morrison / September 24, 2023

“This is the place that I feel like I deserve to be a head coach.”

Nikki Blue on the sidelines as the Phoenix Mercury take on the Washington Mystics on July 23, 2023.

What went wrong for the Phoenix Mercury in 2023

By Jesse Morrison / September 17, 2023

‘It was extremely frustrating, at times impossible’

Phoenix Mercury combo guard Diana Taurasi holds the ball above her head as she attempts a short fadeaway jumper off of leg, while Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles stands in front of her with one arm straight up and one arm out towards the ball to contest the shot

Diana Taurasi returning for 20th season with Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / September 12, 2023

‘She has no choice. I told her she can’t retire until I retire’

Fuego hangs out in the Phoenix Mercury Courtyard ahead of the team's game against the Washington Mystics on Sept. 5, 2023.

How new Phoenix Mercury mascot Fuego heats up Footprint Center

By Jesse Morrison / September 9, 2023

‘By the way, his eyes can fly off’

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

Michaela Onyenwere regaining groove this season with Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / August 21, 2023

‘I’ve seen her grow the most from her 3-point shooting. And expanding her game and being able to be an inside player and an outside player’, Blue said

The Phoenix Mercury huddle before tip-off.

Why are the Phoenix Mercury so much better at home than on the road?

By Jesse Morrison / August 12, 2023

The Mercury are 8-7 at the Footprint Center but 1-13 on the road

Phoenix Mercury point guard Shey Peddy has the ball out to her side as she drives from the slot to the hoop, while keeping Washington Mystics point guard Natasha Cloud on her hip, who has an arm up to contest a possible

Shey Peddy avoids major injury after frightening scene

By Jesse Morrison / August 6, 2023

‘The good thing is that she’s on her way home’

Phoenix Mercury guard Skylar Diggins-Smith prepares to jump in the air for a right-handed layup.

Skylar Diggins-Smith claims Phoenix Mercury restricting access to facilities on maternity leave

By Jesse Morrison / August 3, 2023

Interim head coach Nikki Blue sidesteps question pregame

Brittney Griner shooting against Mystics

Brittney Griner misses Phoenix Mercury road trip to ‘focus on her mental health’

By Jesse Morrison / July 31, 2023

Griner’s status for Phoenix’s remaining games remains unclear