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Dupree, Griner lead Mercury rout of Mystics

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree scored 18 points and Brittney Griner had 16 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 73-53 on Wednesday. Griner's reverse layup capped Phoenix's 12-3 run at the start of the third quarter that made it 48-31 lead. Washington went 4-plus minutes without a field goal and Phoenix extended its lead to 53-33 on Leilani Mitchell's corner 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dupree, Griner lead Mercury rout of Mystics

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree scored 18 points and Brittney Griner had 16 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 73-53 on Wednesday. Griner's reverse layup capped Phoenix's 12-3 run at the start of the third quarter that made it 48-31 lead. Washington went 4-plus minutes without a field goal and Phoenix extended its lead to 53-33 on Leilani Mitchell's corner 3-pointer...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dupree, Griner help Mercury rout Mystics 73-53

PHOENIX (AP) Candice Dupree scored 18 points and Brittney Griner had 16 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 73-53 on Wednesday. Griner's reverse layup capped Phoenix's 12-3 run at the start of the third quarter that made it 48-31 lead. Washington went 4-plus minutes without a field goal and Phoenix extended its lead to 53-33 on Leilani Mitchell's corner 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Second-quarter spurt helps Mercury keep conference title hopes alive

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and the Phoenix Mercury inched closer to the Minnesota Lynx in the Western Conference with a 79-67 victory on Sunday. Noelle Quinn scored 11 points and Monique Curry finished with 10 for the Mercury (16-10). Candice Dupree scored five-straight points during a 10-2 run in...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reeve ejected as Lynx fall to Mercury 79-67

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and the Phoenix Mercury clinched a playoff berth with a 79-67 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday night. Noelle Quinn scored 11 points and Monique Curry finished with 10 for the Mercury (16-10). Candice Dupree scored five-straight points during a 10-2 run in the second...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury beat Lynx, 79-67, clinch playoff berth

PHOENIX (AP) DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and the Phoenix Mercury clinched a playoff berth with a 79-67 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday night. Noelle Quinn scored 11 points and Monique Curry finished with 10 for the Mercury (16-10). Candice Dupree scored five-straight points during a 10-2 run in the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reeve ejected as Lynx fall to Mercury 79-67

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and the Phoenix Mercury clinched a playoff berth with a 79-67 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday night. Noelle Quinn scored 11 points and Monique Curry finished with 10 for the Mercury (16-10). Candice Dupree scored five-straight points during a 10-2 run in the second...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-quarter spurt helps Mercury keep conference title hopes alive

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points, Brittney Griner added 10 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots and the Phoenix Mercury inched closer to the Minnesota Lynx in the Western Conference with a 79-67 victory on Sunday. Noelle Quinn scored 11 points and Monique Curry finished with 10 for the Mercury (16-10). Candice Dupree scored five-straight points during a 10-2 run in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Shock finish strong to defeat Mercury

TULSA, Okla. -- Riquna Williams had 18 points and six assists to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Phoenix Mercury 74-59 on Tuesday night, snapping their five-game home losing streak. Tulsa, which ended its 10-game losing skid against the Liberty on Saturday, won for the first time at home since the league approved its relocation to the Dallas-Fort Worth area on July 23. Karima Christmas...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Shock finish strong to defeat Mercury

TULSA, Okla. -- Riquna Williams had 18 points and six assists to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Phoenix Mercury 74-59 on Tuesday night, snapping their five-game home losing streak. Tulsa, which ended its 10-game losing skid against the Liberty on Saturday, won for the first time at home since the league approved its relocation to the Dallas-Fort Worth area on July 23. Karima Christmas...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulsa wins second straight after ending 10-game skid

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Riquna Williams had 18 points and six assists to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Phoenix Mercury 74-59 on Tuesday night, snapping their five-game home losing streak. Tulsa, which ended its 10-game losing skid against the Liberty on Saturday, won for the first time at home since the league approved its relocation to the Dallas-Fort Worth area on July 23. Karima Christmas...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury-Shock Preview

The Tulsa Shock are hoping the end of a 10-game slide will help propel them onto a winning streak. They're getting closer to beating the Phoenix Mercury, their likely opponent in the postseason. The Shock look to end a five-game slide in this series and win for the first time at home since the league approved their relocation to the Dallas-Fort Worth area as they meet the Mercury...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx-Mercury Preview

Rallying from sizable deficits has made the Phoenix Mercury's winning streak much more stressful than they would like. The Minnesota Lynx had their own run come to an end after digging too deep of a hole. Phoenix and Minnesota each have scored big victories over the other this season, and the Mercury look to continue the trend of the home team holding the advantage between the clubs...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonner leads Mercury to OT win over Shock

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 25 points, capped by a contested 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer, to lift the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-84 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Phoenix (13-7) struggled to run a final play after a timeout with 23 seconds left and again after a timeout with 5.2 left before getting the ball to Bonner near mid-court. She started right, went left...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonner leads Mercury to OT win over Shock

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored 25 points, capped by a contested 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer, to lift the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-84 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Phoenix (13-7) struggled to run a final play after a timeout with 23 seconds left and again after a timeout with 5.2 left before getting the ball to Bonner near mid-court. She started right, went left...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonner gives Phoenix Mercury 87-84 OT win over Shock

PHOENIX (AP) DeWanna Bonner scored 25 points, capped by a contested 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer, to lift the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-84 win over the Tulsa Shock on Tuesday night. Phoenix (13-7) struggled to run a final play after a timeout with 23 seconds left and again after a timeout with 5.2 left before getting the ball to Bonner near mid-court. She started right, went...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shock-Mercury Preview

The Tulsa Shock's excitement resulting from a hot start behind star Skylar Diggins has faded into major disappointment stemming from her season-ending injury and the subsequent news that the club will relocate following the season. The Phoenix Mercury have scored two easy victories over Tulsa during that downfall, and they'll look to deal the Shock a seventh straight defeat Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WNBA Capsules

ATLANTA (AP) Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit made two late free throws in the Phoenix Mercury's 71-68 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with a steal on the other end but...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury lean on defense to win third straight

ATLANTA -- Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with a steal...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dupree scores 27 points to lead Mercury past Dream, 71-68

ATLANTA (AP) Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury lean on defense to win third straight

ATLANTA -- Candice Dupree scored a season-high 27 points and DeWanna Bonner had a steal and hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Atlanta Dream 71-68 on Sunday. Atlanta (7-13), after trailing by as many as 18 in the first half, pulled to 67-66 when Damiris Dantas made a layup with 42 seconds left. Angel McCoughtry came up with a steal...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bonner, Mercury ready for Dream on FOX Sports Arizona Plus

Brittney Griner's suspension contributed to Phoenix's slow start, but her return -- along with DeWanna Bonner's offensive surge -- has sparked the Mercury over the last month. Now they're focused on putting together a strong effort for an entire contest. Phoenix, which is coming off back-to-back double-digit rallies, looks to deal the host Atlanta Dream a fifth consecutive defeat...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bonner, Mercury ready for Dream on FOX Sports Arizona Plus

Brittney Griner's suspension contributed to Phoenix's slow start, but her return -- along with DeWanna Bonner's offensive surge -- has sparked the Mercury over the last month. Now they're focused on putting together a strong effort for an entire contest. Phoenix, which is coming off back-to-back double-digit rallies, looks to deal the host Atlanta Dream a fifth consecutive defeat...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury-Dream Preview

Brittney Griner's suspension contributed to Phoenix's slow start, but her return - along with DeWanna Bonner's offensive surge - has sparked the Mercury over the last month. Now they're focused on putting together a strong effort for an entire contest. Phoenix, which is coming off back-to-back double-digit rallies, looks to deal the host Atlanta Dream a fifth consecutive defeat Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury race past Shock with 19-5 closing spurt

TULSA, Okla. -- DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining but closed on a 19-5 spurt -- with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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