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Maya Moore scores 32 as Lynx avoid elimination vs. Mercury

  After playing her worst game of the season, Maya Moore recovered to keep the Minnesota Lynx season alive. The league's MVP scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter as the Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. Diana Taurasi scored 23 for the Mercury, who will host Game 3 on Tuesday night....
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury in Game 2

MINNEAPOLIS -- Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. Diana Taurasi scored 23 for the Mercury, who will host Game 3 on Tuesday night. The Lynx are three-time defending Western Conference champions. Tied at 75 with 23.3 seconds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Griner, Taylor lead Mercury past Lynx in Game 1

PHOENIX -- Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Western Conference finals. Penny Taylor added 16 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and a pair of steals for the Mercury, who built a 25-point lead in the third quarter but allowed Minnesota to get within...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brittney Griner Becomes First Player To Dunk In WNBA Playoff Game (Video)

Brittney Griner dunks hardly are front-page news anymore. Her dunk Sunday night, though, was particularly significant. Griner intercepted a pass near halfcourt during Game 3 of the WNBA’s Western Conference semifinals and took it the length of the floor for an emphatic slam, becoming the first player ever to dunk in a WNBA playoff game. Griner’s Phoenix Mercury rolled past...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Angel McCoughtry vs. Sky to keep Dream's season alive

  Angel McCoughtry was determined to make sure the Atlanta Dream weren't done in the WNBA playoffs. McCoughtry scored 39 points, and the Dream beat the Chicago Sky 92-83 on Sunday night to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Game 3 is Tuesday in Atlanta, with the winner moving into the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. ''I just...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi, Mercury edge Sparks

PHOENIX -- They completed the greatest regular season in WNBA history five days earlier Friday night, they almost landed on the slippery slope of checking in just one measly loss away from playoff elimination. But the Mercury avoided the potentially-cruel slap of best-of-three-series reality because Diana Taurasi seems to live for these moments. With so many teammates clicking this...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's Lyttle, McCoughtry make WNBA All-Defensive First-Team

Atlanta Dream forward Sancho Lyttle and guard/forward Angel McCoughtry have been named to the 2014 WNBA All-Defensive First Team, the league office announced Friday. Lyttle and McCoughtry were the only two players in the league to average more than two steals per game this season. A panel of the WNBA's 12 head coaches voted on the WNBA All-Defensive Team, selecting First and...
Via Fox Sports South
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Mystics Ivory Latta breaks Fever Briann January’s ankles with nasty crossover

The Washington Mystics opened up their best-of-three Eastern Conference Semifinals series with the Indiana Fever with a 78-73 loss. But the highlight of the game came with the Mystics on top. Mystics’ All-Star point guard Ivory Latta served up a nasty stepback crossover on Indiana Fever’s Briann January, causing the fellow All-Star to fall to the floor. Latta added insult to...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: WNBA players forget that they can't dunk

If you didn’t know there was a WNBA All-Star today, you weren’t alone. It would have been nice if Drake alerted us. He is the best highlight from the game. H/T @Steve_OS
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree, January selected as All-Star reserves

Mercury forward Candice Dupree and former Arizona State guard Briann January were among 12 reserves selected for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center. Dupree, who is averaging 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the first place Mercury, joins two of her Phoenix teammates -- starting center Brittney Griner and starting guard Diana Taurasi -- on the Western...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Augustus, Whalen named WNBA All-Star reserves

MINNEAPOLIS -- Once again, the Lynx will be well-represented at the WNBA All-Star Game this weekend. The league announced Tuesday that Minnesota point guard Lindsay Whalen and wing Seimone Augustus will join Maya Moore and the Lynx coaching staff on the Western Conference team. The conference coaches voted Whalen and Augustus in as reserves after fan balloting named Moore a starter...
Via Fox Sports North
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake still pursuing Skylar Diggins over Instagram

Even after a stern ‘warning’ from Skylar Diggin’s boyfriend, Daniel, Drake continues to defy his words and pursue her love. This is like a poor man’s Romeo and Juliet Kids starving all over the world and Drake is voluntarily choosing to die of thirst. Shameful.
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Britney Griner to release tell-all book about experiences at Baylor

Britney Griner made headlines with her one handed dunks at Baylor but there’s a lot more about her we don’t know. According to USAToday.com, Britney Griner plans to release her Memoir, In My Skin, April 8th. In the book Griner talks about her life on and off the court, she also highlights her time at Baylor University. Griner tells us how Baylor caused her to hide her sexuality...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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