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  • Phoenix cruises to 94-79 win over Seattle

    Candice Dupree scored 16 points, DeWanna Bonner added 15 and Phoenix cruised past the Seattle Storm 94-79 on Friday night for the Mercurys fourth straight win.Seattle pulled to 46-40 after back-to-back 3-pointers by Alysha Clark to open the third quarter. But Phoenix closed the quarter on a 13-0 run for a 71-47 lead. Leilani Mitchell and Noelle Quinn combined for three consecutive 3-pointers to end the quarter.Brittney Griner and Mitchell added 12 points apiece for Phoenix (7-5). It wa...
  • Phoenix Mercury to celebrate Native American Heritage Night, July 14th

    The Phoenix Mercury will celebrate Native American Heritage Night when the team hosts the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday, July 14 at US Airways Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.As part of the celebration, the first 5,000 fans in attendance will receive a special Phoenix Mercury Native American Heritage Night rally towel. The night will also consist of multiple Native American performances throughout the evening. In addition, fans are invited to attend a QA session with Atlanta Dream gua...
  • Mitchell's 3 lifts Mercury to 94-91 OT win over Sparks

    Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer from the baseline with 3.9 seconds left and the Phoenix Mercury edged the Los Angeles Sparks 94-91 in overtime on Sunday.Candice Dupree passed to Mitchell who hit the game-winner as the Sparks defense collapsed on Brittney Griner. After a timeout, the Sparks were unable to get off a final shot after Erin Phillips appeared to dribble the ball off a defenders toe.The 6-foot-8 Griner, who finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double...
  • Brittney Griner leads Mercury to 86-55 rout over Shock

    Brittney Griner had 13 points, eight rebounds and a season-high seven blocks as the Phoenix Mercury continued their hot shooting in an 86-55 rout over the Western Conference-leading Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.Candice Dupree scored 16 points, and Monique Currie and DeWanna Bonner chipped in 11 each for the Mercury, who scored their most points of the season in front of 8,996 at US Airways Center.Phoenix (5-5) led by as many as 33 points, and finished shooting 55.6 percent from the fi...
  • Jia Perkins hits late 3, Stars beat Mercury for 1st win

    Jia Perkins made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 24.6 seconds left to help San Antonio beat the Phoenix Mercury 76-71 on Thursday night for the Stars' first win of the season.Perkins scored nine of her 13 points in the fourth quarter as San Antonio (1-6) put an end to its worst start in franchise history.Sophia Young-Malcolm led San Antonio with 21 points in her second consecutive start. Danielle Robinson had 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and rookie Dearica Hamby grabbed 14 rebounds....
  • Bonner's 22 lead Mercury over Storm 84-72

    DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points and Candice Dupree added 15 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 84-72 on Sunday night.Monique Currie had 12 points and Cayla Francis 11 for the Mercury (3-3), who pulled away with a 16-5 run in the middle of the second quarter to a 38-28 lead.Sue Bird rallied the Storm (2-4) within 71-69 when she put back her own missed 3-point attempt with 5:18 left in the game. But Phoenix closed on a 13-3 burst as Seattle's offense suffered a pair of shot-cloc...
  • Bone scores career-high 27; Sun beat Mercury 90-78 in 2OT

    Kelsey Bone scored a career-high 27 points and matched a personal best with 14 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat Phoenix 90-78 in double-overtime Friday night, snapping the Mercury's 22-game home winning streak.The Sun (5-1) have won five straight since losing its season opener against Washington, and are 3-0 on the road.Bone hit a jumper and Chelsea Gray followed with a 3-pointer to spark a 12-0 run in the second overtime to seal it. Bone picked up her second straight double-double and ...
  • DeWanna Bonner paces Mercury over Lynx 81-66

    DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points and the Phoenix Mercury extended their home winning streak to 22 games with an 81-66 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday.Candice Dupree scored 16 points, Leilani Mitchell had 11 and Alex Harden added 10 off the bench for Phoenix (2-2).Minnesota (3-1) was led by Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus with 17 points apiece. Lindsay Whalen added 13.Phoenix used a six-point spurt at the end of the first quarter to take the lead and settled for a 48-38 edge at the ha...
  • Attorney: Charges dismissed against Glory Johnson in fight

    Glory Johnson's attorney says a Maricopa County Judge has granted a motion to dismiss charges against his client for her role in a fight with fellow WNBA All-Star and then-fiancTe Brittney Griner.Johnson and Griner were arrested on April 22 at their home in Goodyear, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, on misdemeanor charges of assault and disorderly conduct. Brian Russo, Johnson's attorney, says the prosecutor in Goodyear chose not to proceed against Johnson after reviewing the police report.The c...
  • Catchings scores 27, grabs 13 boards as Fever top Mercury

    Tamika Catchings scored 27 points, including two free throws with 7 seconds left, to help the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-74 on Friday night.Catchings had 13 rebounds while Marissa Coleman added 11 points for Fever (1-3), who got their first win under head coach Stephanie White.Catchings made a layup with 1:23 to play and, after grabbing a rebound on the other end, found Natalie Achonwa for a layup to make it 73-69 with 58 seconds left.Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer to pull Ph...
  • WNBA's Johnson to keep baby, stay in Tulsa

    A week after Brittney Griner filed for an annulment of their marriage, fellow WNBA All-Star Glory Johnson says she is staying in Tulsa to be with her teammates as she goes through with her pregnancy.Griner made her filing last week, a day after Johnson announced she's pregnant and a month after they were married. Johnson said in an e-mailed statement that she is still shaken by the turn of events.Griner, the 6-foot-8 Phoenix Mercury star, married Johnson on May 9, three weeks after they were ...
  • Charles leads Liberty to 68-57 win over Phoenix

    Tina Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Essence Carson added 10 points and the New York Liberty beat the Phoenix Mercury 68-57 on Thursday night.The Liberty (3-1) never trailed to remain undefeated at home, and snapped its four-game losing skid against Phoenix. The Mercury (1-1) were only able to tie it once, 23-23 with 1:15 left in the second quarter.New York opened the third quarter on a 12-3 run and led 48-39 heading into the fourth. This was second straight game that New York used a b...
  • Phoenix Mercury to celebrate Dads and Daughters' Day, Sunday

    In celebration of fathers who “lean in” for their daughters, the Phoenix Mercury will host Dads and Daughters' Day on Sunday, June 14 when the team hosts the Minnesota Lynx at US Airways Center. Tip-off is scheduled for noon.As part of the celebration, fans will have the opportunity to purchase a special Dads and Daughters' Day ticket package granting them access to an exclusive pregame event with Phoenix Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek. As a father to a daughter, Hornacek will talk about the s...
  • Defending champ Mercury open with 76-71 win over Stars

    DeWanna Bonner scored 21 points and the defending WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury held on to beat the San Antonio Stars 76-71 in the season opener Friday night.Candice Dupree had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Monique Currie added 12 points for Phoenix, playing without Diana Taurasi and the suspended Brittany Griner. Before the game, eight members of the Mercury's title team received their rings and the championship banner was raised to the US Airways Center rafters.Taurasi is taking the seas...
  • Phoenix Mercury and WNBA President Laurel Richie surprise "Coach Mia" with 2014 Championship Ring

    Tonight, following the Phoenix Mercury's championship ring ceremony, WNBA president Laurel Richie and the Mercury organization surprised 12-year-old Mia McPoland, the Mercury's honorary assistant coach who joined the team for their 2014 championship playoff run, with her own championship ring.Video footage of the surprise ring presentation, which occurred during the first quarter break of tonight's Home Opener, can be downloaded via the following link: http://we.tl/wj9Ae2Wyj9.Tonight's surpri...
  • Eight members of 2014 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury to receive championship rings before season opener

    Eight members of the 2014 WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury will be honored prior to tomorrow's Fry's Food Stores Home Opener vs. the San Antonio Stars in a special pregame ceremony. The ceremony will include a presentation of championship rings and the unveiling of the 2014 championship banner that will hang at US Airways Center. Fans are strongly encouraged to be in their seats by 6:30 p.m. tomorrow evening to ensure they do not miss any of the festivities.Players in attendance will include 201...
  • Phoenix Mercury announce 2015 opening day roster

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury announced their Opening Night Roster for 2015 today. Led by the 2014 WNBA Coach of the Year, Sandy Brondello, the Phoenix Mercury roster includes five members from the 2014 WNBA Championship team and seven newcomers.Returning to the Mercury in 2015 are center Brittney Griner, guard/forward DeWanna Bonner, forward Candice Dupree, forward Mistie Bass and guard Tiffany Bias.Four WNBA veterans join the Mercury via free agency for the 2015 season. Guard...
  • Glory Johnson-Griner announces pregnancy, out for season

    Tulsa forward Glory Johnson-Griner has announced she is pregnant and the team says she will miss the season.Johnson-Griner, who married Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner last month, posted a photo on Instagram on Thursday. It shows a bun coming out of a cake shaped like an oven with the caption, "(hash)WelcomeToTheJohnsonGrinerFamily."The Shock confirmed in a statement that the 24-year-old would miss the season.Johnson-Griner and Griner were both suspended for seven games by the WNBA after...
  • Griner accepts WNBA suspension as consequence of her actions

    Brittney Griner says she accepts the WNBA's seven-game suspension as a consequence of her actions.The league suspended the Phoenix Mercury's All-Star center for 20 percent of its 34-game season following her arrest in a domestic violence incident. Griner's wife Glory Johnson of the Tulsa Shock also was arrested and got the same suspension.Griner is undergoing counseling after agreeing to a diversion program and says she is taking full advantage of it. She says it is "definitely" making her a ...
  • Statement by Mercury General Manager Jim Pittman

    Phoenix Mercury Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Pitman has released the statement below following the WNBA's announcement related to Brittney Griner this morning:“We do not condone violence of any kind and we understand the need for discipline in serious matters. Brittney is committed to growing from this experience, and we will make every effort to support her in that endeavor.”Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press co...
  • Griner, Johnson suspended 7 games each by WNBA

    The WNBA has suspended Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson seven games each because of their domestic violence arrest last month.The two All-Stars were arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault after they fought in a home they recently bought. Griner and Johnson got married last week in Phoenix.The league on Friday cited the integrity of the game in handing down the punishment.Griner has entered a diversion agreement in which she pled guilty to disorderly conduct and will attend 26 weeks of dom...
  • Mercury Open Training Camp Monday, May 18th at US Airways Center

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury will begin preparation for the 2015 season with training camp that starts on Monday, May 18, at US Airways Center. The team will host its annual Media Day on the main court at US Airways Center on Monday, June 1 beginning at 10 a.m. A complete training camp schedule and roster are each attached to this release.Media Day will feature interview and photo availability from 10 a.m. to noon on the main court for all players and staff of the Phoenix Merc...
  • WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury releases local TV broadcast schedule

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today announced its 2015 local television broadcast schedule, which will allow fans to see nine regular season games on the team's exclusive local television partner, FOX Sports Arizona, or FOX Sports Arizona Plus. A full television broadcast schedule is attached. Between the local broadcasts and nationally scheduled broadcasts, the Phoenix Mercury will be on television for 15 of their 34 games in 2015. The remaining 19 games will air via the LiveA...
  • Griner opts out of US women's basketball training camp

    Brittney Griner has decided not to attend the U.S. women's national basketball team training camp.The 6-foot-8 star of the Phoenix Mercury was arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault after a fight with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson. Griner was expected to be one of the 27 players at the camp that started Monday. She opted not to come over the weekend, according to USA Basketball.Griner entered into a diversion agreement, where she will plead guilty to disorderly conduct and ...
  • Griner to attend US women's basketball training camp

    Brittney Griner is one of 27 players who will attend the U.S. women's national basketball team training camp in Las Vegas beginning on Monday.Griner, who was arrested April 22 on suspicion of assault following a fight with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the world championship last fall. She's been part of USA basketball for the last four years.Griner entered into a diversion agreement where she will plead guilty to disorderly conduct and att...
  • Mercury sign three players

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury signed two players from its 2015 draft class today. Second-round pick Alex Harden, a 5-foot-11 guard of Wichita State University taken 18th overall and third-round pick Promise Amukamara, a 5-foot-8 guard from Arizona State University selected 36th overall both signed contracts with the team. In addition, the team signed former ASU center Becca Tobin. Amukamara and Tobin are both natives of Glendale, Ariz. All three players will be in training camp...
  • WNBA's Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

    Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson have been arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb.The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests Wednesday and later released. Agents for the players did not immediately respond to requests for comment.Goodyear police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis says officers arrested Griner and Johnson after a fight betw...
  • Mercury select four players in WNBA Draft

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury made four selections in tonight's WNBA Draft. Isabelle Harrison, a 6-foot-3 center from the University of Tennessee was the team's first-round selection, going 12th overall. Phoenix used two second round picks to select Alex Harden, a 5-foot-11 guard of Wichita State University taken 18th overall and, Zofia Hruscakova, a 6-foot-3 center from Slovakia with the 24th overall pick. The team used its final selection (36th overall) to select Promise Amuk...
  • Mercury sign veteran Guard Shameka Christon

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury signed free agent guard Shameka Christon, the team has announced today. Christon enters her 11th WNBA season and has career averages of 9.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting 34.3-percent from beyond the three-point line. She has played with the New York Liberty (2004-2009), Chicago Sky (2010) and San Antonio Stars (2012-2014).“Shameka is proven three-point shooter who gives us added versatility and depth on the wings,” said Phoeni...
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    Mercury sign free agent guard Noelle Quinn

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today signed veteran guard Noelle Quinn, the team has announced.
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    Mercury sign free agent forward Monique Currie

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today signed free agent forward Monique Currie, the team has announced.
  • Diana Taurasi to skip 2015 WNBA season

    Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi will sit out the 2015 WNBA season after receiving a lucrative offer from her Russian club team to rest this summer.
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    Phoenix Mercury partner with Childsplay on "Visionary Girls" Project

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury announced a partnership with Childsplay today to assist on the "Visionary Girls" project.
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    WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury to host "Dunk the Halls" event on Tuesday

    As part of the team's "12 Days of Giving" campaign, Hall of Famer and Mercury Vice President, Ann Meyers Drysdale will deliver 40 brand new basketballs to the Hartley & Ruth Barker Boys and Girls Club in Scottsdale on Tuesday, December 16.
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    WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury to host holiday blitz(en) at Crockett Elementary School

    The three-time WNBA Champions Phoenix Mercury, presented by Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, will tip-off their "12 Days of Giving" campaign on Monday, December 8 at Crockett Elementary School.
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    WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury celebrate the holiday season with "12 Days of Giving."

    The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury, presented by Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, will celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with "12 Days of Giving," beginning December 8-December 23.
  • Agent: Griner cut but OK in knife attack in China

    The agent for Brittney Griner tells The Associated Press that the basketball star was cut by a man in a knife attack in China but didn't need to go to the hospital.
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    US women reach semis after 94-72 rout of France

    Brittney Griner scored 17 points, Tina Charles added 15 and the U.S. shot a record 71 percent from the field to rout France 94-72 Friday night in the quarterfinals of the women's world championship.
  • Phoenix Mercury holds victory rally after 3rd WNBA title

    The Phoenix Mercury are champions -- a year later than expected.
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    Mercury finish sweep of Sky for third WNBA title

    Diana Taurasi and Candice Dupree scored 24 points each and the Phoenix Mercury, playing without star center Brittney Griner, beat the Chicago Sky 87-82 Friday night to complete a three-game sweep of the WNBA Finals for their third championship.
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    Mercury's Taurasi and Griner named to All-WNBA team

    Mercury's Taurasi and Griner named to All-WNBA team.
  • Mercury crush Sky 97-68 in Game 2 of WNBA Finals

    Brittney Griner shook off two blows to the face to finish with 19 points, Diana Taurasi added 18 and the Phoenix Mercury made it two straight routs in the WNBA Finals with a 97-68 win over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.
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    Phoenix dominates WNBA Finals opener

    Brittney Griner swatted her way into the record books, Candice Dupree could not seem to miss and Diana Taurasi dominated in all aspects.
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    Phoenix Mercury to host second "Be the Match" Bone Registry Drive

    In continuing support of Phoenix Mercury Honorary Assistant Coach, "Coach Mia," the club has teamed up with Be the Match to host a bone marrow registry drive tomorrow.
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    DuPree, Griner, Taurasi lead Mercury rout of Sky

    Brittney Griner set the tone for a dominating Phoenix performance with a playoff record eight blocked shots, five in the first quarter, and the Mercury routed the Chicago Sky 83-62 on Sunday in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
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    Suns Coach Jeff Hornacek purchases upper-level tickets for WNBA Finals game 1

    Phoenix Suns Head Coach Jeff Hornacek has joined the city's swell of support for the 2014 Western Conference Champion Phoenix Mercury.
  • Taurasi lifts Mercury to 96-78 win over Lynx

    Diana Taurasi had 31 points, including a 50-footer at the end of the third quarter, to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 96-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night, putting the Mercury into the WNBA Finals.
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    Griner and Taylor lift Mercury over Lynx 85-71

    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.
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    Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks to sweep series

    Brittney Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points, including a breakaway two-handed dunk, and the Phoenix Mercury cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks.
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    Mercury beats Sparks 75-72 in WNBA playoffs

    Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs.
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    Phoenix Mercury's Sandy Brondello named WNBA Coach of the Year

    After leading the Phoenix Mercury to a WNBA-record 29 wins this season, first-year head coach Sandy Brondello today was named the 2014 WNBA Coach of the Year, the league announced. She becomes the first Coach of the Year award-winner in the franchise's 18-year history.
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    Mercury's Griner named 2014 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year

    After the most prolific shot-blocking season in WNBA history, Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner today was named the 2014 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year.
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    Phoenix Mercury to host "Be the Match

    In honor of the Phoenix Mercury's "signing" today of "Coach Mia," an 11-year girl who suffers from a rare bone marrow failure syndrome, the team has teamed up with Be the Match to host a bone marrow registry drive from 11a.m. - 1p.m. and 4 - 7 p.m. tomorrow.
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    Phoenix Mercury sign 11-year old Mia McPoland as honorary Assistant Coach

    The Phoenix Mercury have "signed" 11-year old Mia McPoland as their honorary assistant coach for the entirety of the team's 2014 WNBA Playoffs run, as announced today by Mercury general manager Jim Pitman and head coach Sandy Brondello.
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    Phoenix Mercury to host community and Media Events leading up to Playoffs

    The Phoenix Mercury will host a number of events this week as anticipation builds for the First Round of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs.
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    Beat LA! Mercury will face Los Angeles to open 2014 WNBA Playoffs

    Phoenix Mercury will face Los Angeles to open 2014 WNBA Playoffs.
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    Mercury, Dupree agree to contract extension

    The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today signed All-Star forward Candice Dupree to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced.
  • Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win

    Brittney Griner scored 19 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 76-69 Saturday night, tying the WNBA record for wins.
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    Game 1of 2014 Mercury Playoffs set for Friday, Aug. 22, 7pm at US Airways Center

    The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today announced the club's schedule for the opening round of the 2014 WNBA Playoffs, which includes Game 1 on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m
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    WNBA players Griner, Johnson engaged

    Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson and posted it on social media.
  • Mercury beat Liberty 76-64, clinch No. 1 in West

    Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the New York Liberty 76-64 on Tuesday night, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the WNBA playoffs.
  • Taurasi lifts Phoenix to 82-80 win over Lynx

    Diana Taurasi hit a 20-footer with 2.9 seconds left and Brittney Griner blocked a last-second layup by Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen to lift the Phoenix Mercury over the Minnesota Lynx 82-80 on Saturday night, snapping the Lynx' 11-game winning streak
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    Taurasi signs contract extension with Mercury

    Diana Taurasi signed a multiyear contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury on Friday.
    Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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    Dupree leads Mercury past Stars in overtime

    Candice Dupree had 20 points and 18 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 78-73 in overtime Thursday night.
  • Griner leads Mercury past Dream 75-67

    Brittney Griner had 14 points, nine rebounds and nine blocked shots, and the Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 75-67 on Tuesday night
  • Griner helps Mercury beat Fever 79-69

    Brittney Griner scored 17 points and the Phoenix Mercury used a fourth quarter run to pull away from the Indiana Fever in a 79-69 win on Saturday night
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    Moore, Lynx end Mercury's 16-game win streak

    Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak.
  • Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

    Diana Taurasi scored 17 points to help the Phoenix Mercury cruise to their 16th straight win, 90-69 over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night.
  • Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

    Brittney Griner scored 18 points and the Phoenix Mercury tied the second-longest winning streak in WNBA history with their 15th straight victory, beating the New York Liberty 78-63 on Saturday night.
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    Mercury rout Sparks for 14th straight victory

    DeWanna Bonner scored a season-high 22 points to lead the Phoenix Mercury to their 14th straight victory, 93-73 over the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday night.
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    Mercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth

    Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.
  • Mercury rout Sun, extend win streak to 12

    the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.
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    Griner dunks again as Mercury beat Mystics 90-78

    Brittney Griner scored 16 points, including her second dunk of the season during a key fourth-quarter stretch, as the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-record winning streak to 11 with a 90-78 win Tuesday night over the Washington Mystics.
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    Phoenix Mercury's Candice Dupree named All-Star Reserve

    Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree tonight was named a reserve for the Western Conference WNBA All-Star team, the league announced tonight.
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    Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win

    Candice Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Phoenix Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory Sunday over the San Antonio Stars.
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    Len out of summer league with finger injury

    Phoenix Suns center Alex Len will miss the remainder of the Las Vegas summer league with a broken right pinky.
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    Taurasi has 19 points, Mercury top Sky 72-66

    Diana Taurasi scored 19 points, DeWanna Bonner added 13 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 72-66 Friday night for their ninth straight victory.
  • Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58

    Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.
  • Taurasi and Griner to Start All Star Game

    Diana Taurasi and center Brittney Griner tonight were named Western Conference starters
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    Mercury beat Sparks 94-89 for 7th straight victory

    Diana Taurasi scored a season-high 32 points, including season-best seven 3-pointers, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 94-89 for their seventh straight victory Sunday, tying a franchise record.
  • Dupree leads Mercury past Sky for 6th straight win

    Candice Dupree had 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to their sixth straight win, 87-69 over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night
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    Griner sets blocks record, Mercury top Shock 80-77

    Brittney Griner blocked 11 shots to set a single-game WNBA record and added 21 points to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 80-77 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday.
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    Taurasi, Taylor rally Mercury past Fever, 81-76

    Diana Taurasi scored 23 points and Penny Taylor added 20 to help the Phoenix Mercury rally from 13 points down to beat the Indiana Fever 81-76 Friday night.
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    Griner scores career-high 28 as Mercury beat Shock

    Brittney Griner scored a career-high 28 points, Diana Taurasi added 14 points and a career-high 12 assists, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 91-80 on Friday night.
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    Phoenix Mercury to host a free All-Star Fan Fest at Cityscape

    As host of the Boost Mobile WNBA All-Star 2014 game, the Phoenix Mercury invites Valley residents and visitors to attend All-Star Fan Fest on Friday, July 18 at CityScape in downtown Phoenix, from 4 – 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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    Griner lifts Mercury to 92-79 win over Lynx

    Brittney Griner set career highs with 27 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 92-79 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday night.
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    Mercury upend Lynx 80-72

    Diana Taurasi had 21 points and 11 assists and Candice Dupree had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Minnesota Lynx 80-72 on Sunday.
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    Dauglas helps Sun hold off Mercury, 96-95

    Alex Bentley scored 22 points and Katie Douglas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 96-95 on Thursday night.
  • Griner scores 20, Mercury beat Mystics 81-66

    Brittney Griner scored a season-high 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury to an 81-66 victory over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night.
  • Dupree, Griner lead Mercury by Stars 91-79 in 20T

    Candice Dupree had 26 points, Brittney Griner added 16 points and 18 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury rallied for a 91-79 victory in double overtime against the San Antonio Stars on Saturday night.
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    Balances scoring leads Shock over Mercury, 94-78

    Tulsa capitalized on four players in double figures for its first win this season after five losses, 94-78 over Phoenix on Friday night.
  • Taurasi and Griner lead Mercury over Storm

    Diana Taurasi had 20 points and seven assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-72 win Tuesday night over the Seattle Storm.
  • Taurasi helps Mercury beat Shock, 100-78

    Diana Taurasi scored 16 points and Erin Phillips added 15 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 100-78 on Friday night.
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    Robinson leads Stars past Mercury, 78-74

    Danielle Robinson had 14 points, nine assists and eight rebounds and the San Antonio Stars held off the Phoenix Mercury 78-74 on Friday night.
  • Brittney Griner helps Mercury rout Storm, 81-64

    Brittney Griner blocked four shots in the first 5 minutes and scored 19 points, leading Phoenix to an 81-64 victory over the Seattle Storm on Saturday night in the Mercury's opener.
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    Mercury completes trade with Fever

    The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury today acquired the Indiana Fever's 2015 second-round draft pick in exchange for guard Maggie Lucas, the team has announced.
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    Fever beat Mercury 75-60 at WNBA preseason tourney

    Natasha Howard had 16 points, Marissa Coleman added 11 and the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-60 in the consolation game at the WNBA preseason tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports.
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    Phoenix Mercury announces 2014 schedule

    The two-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury, presented by Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort, today announced the team's 34-game regular season schedule for 2014.
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    WNBA All-Star game heads to Phoenix in 2014

    The WNBA All-Star game will be held in Phoenix this summer for the second time.
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