Phoenix Mercury

Phoenix Mercury Pull Off a Wild Game in OT; Win 89-87 vs. Chicago Sky

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By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— History repeated itself Tuesday night as the Phoenix Mercury walked off the court at U.S. Airways Center winners against the Chicago Sky.  However, the path to getting the win was much different as the Mercury forced overtime against the Sky and pulled ahead to a final score of 89-87. The Mercury were down by 19 points at ... Read More »

Bonner Named as WNBA All-Star Reserve

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By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— At long last, DeWanna Bonner is headed to her first WNBA All-Star game. The All-Star reserve selections were announced Tuesday night during the Phoenix Mercury’s game against the Los Angeles Sparks. Bonner is currently averaging 17.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists a game through the first 15 games this season for the Mercury. Bonner is ranked ... Read More »

Heart Break in Phoenix as the Liberty Pull Past the Mercury 75-73

Phoenix Mercury fall to the New York Liberty 75+73 Saturday night.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— A game that spans 40 minutes over two halves came down to the final seconds in Phoenix Saturday night as the Mercury fell to the Liberty 75-73. With just under three minutes to play in the game, the Mercury were leading by five points but Phoenix committed four turnovers and four fouls to end the game. “Give ... Read More »

All-Stars Dupree and Griner Shine in Mercury 80-71 Win Over Dream

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By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury had a lot to celebrate about on Tuesday as the team defeated the Atlanta Dream 80-71. In addition to the win, Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner were named as WNBA All-Star starters and went out and played just like All-Stars against the Dream, each scoring a game-high 22 points and each grabbing 7 rebounds. “It’s ... Read More »

Mercury Defeat Storm 70-60 Behind Griner’s 26 Points

Phoenix Mercury defeat the Seattle Storm 70-60 Sunday afternoon.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury had both an offensive and defensive rhythm that proved too much for the Seattle Storm as the Mercury won 70-60 Sunday afternoon. Brittney Griner took over the game in the third quarter with 15 points, the most any Mercury player has scored all season. She finished the game with 26 points, 7 rebounds, and ... Read More »

Phoenix Mercury Cruise Past Tulsa Shock 86-55

Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 86-55 Thursday night at U.S. Airways Center.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— Once the ball was tipped, the Phoenix Mercury players had their feet on the gas pedal all night and never pumped the brakes, as the team cruised to an 86-55 victory over the Tulsa Shock. Entering the game, the Shock had the WNBA’s best record at 8-2 but the team was dealt a big-blow and came to ... Read More »

Mercury Use Offensive Chemistry to Beat the Stars 85-78

Phoenix Mercury Beat the San Antonio Stars 85-78 Tuesday night.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury jumped out to an early lead against the San Antonio Stars and never looked back winning 85-78 Tuesday night. Right from the start, the Mercury pushed the tempo of the game and looked to get Candice Dupree involved. “Candice, she’s a play maker, so we need the ball in her hand because she always makes ... Read More »

Mercury Fall in Double-Overtime to Sun 90-78

Phoenix Mercury drop to 2-3 on the season after losing to the Connecticut Sun 90-78 in double overtime Friday night.

By: Kayla Mortellaro  Phoenix— The Phoenix Mercury showed grit and fight Friday night against the Connecticut Sun to force double-overtime. Despite a last second, game tying effort at the end of regulation by DeWanna Bonner, the rally fell short as the Mercury lost to the Sun 90-78 after 50 minutes of playing time. “We had our opportunities to win but just ... Read More »

Mercury Fight Past Lynx 81-66

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By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury pulled off the upset Sunday afternoon against the Minnesota Lynx 81-66. Head coach Sandy Brondello preaches defense as the key to winning games for the Mercury. Sunday, the team knocked down one of the best teams in the Western Conference who was previously undefeated and averaging 85 points per game in the first three ... Read More »