Found September 01, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The Phoenix Mercury took another step closer to reaching the postseason. For 35 minutes, the Connecticut Sun did not look like the team with the worst record in the WNBA. Candice Dupree and DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points each as the Mercury beat Connecticut 76-68 Saturday night, handing the Sun their seventh straight loss. ''The whole game I'm thinking, we can't be the ones that lose to this team,'' Dupree said. ''It sounds horrible but that's the mentality you have to have because at some point they are going to get somebody and I don't want us to be the team that they get.'' The Sun (7-22) did stay with the Mercury (15-13) for most of the night, taking advantage of Phoenix mistakes and had a 64-62 lead halfway through the final period. But the Mercury outscored the Sun 14-4 over the final 4 1/2 minutes to earn their fifth win in seven games under interim coach Russ Pennell. ''We have to play hard all the time, I think w...
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