Mercury’s Cappie Pondexter undergoes eye surgery
Pondexter underwent successful surgery on her right eye, which she injured in
last week’s WNBA championship game against the Indiana Fever.
Officials with the WNBA champions say the procedure was
done to prevent retinal detachment. It was deemed necessary after a
collision in Friday night’s decisive Game 5.
Pondexter scored 24 points, helping
Mercury officials say Pondexter will return to her
overseas where she’ll play for
UMMC Ekaterinburg team in the offseason.