Sparks improve to 11-0 to tie WNBA record, beating Mercury
Associated Press | June 18, 2016 8:25 am
The Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-71 on Friday night to match the best start in WNBA history at 11-0.
Mercury to hold silent auction, proceeds to benefit OneOrlando Fund
Character Counts | June 16, 2016 12:36 pm
The Phoenix Mercury will be hosting a silent auction on Saturday night with the proceeds going to the OneOrlando fund.
Taurasi, Bonner help Mercury rally past Sky
Associated Press | June 12, 2016 8:42 pm
Diana Taurasi scored 31 points, DeWanna Bonner added 20 and the Phoenix Mercury overcome a 14-point deficit and beat the Chicago Sky 86-80 on Sunday night.
Taurasi scores 31 to help Mercury beat Stars
Associated Press | June 9, 2016 9:24 pm
Diana Taurasi scored 21 of her 31 points in the first half, Penny Taylor reached 1,000 career assists and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 90-75 on Thursday night.
Mercury fall to 2-6 with loss to Lynx
Associated Press | June 7, 2016 9:00 pm
Brittney Griner and DeWanna Bonner each scored 14 for 10th-seeded Phoenix Mercury in a loss to the Minnesota Lynx.
Mercury stars Taurasi and Griner mark WNBA’s 20-season milestone
Landon Brown/Cronkite News | June 4, 2016 4:16 pm
Twenty seasons. Many doubted the WNBA would be around that long when the women’s professional basketball league began play in 1997.
Griner scores 21 points to help Mercury top Sun
Associated Press | June 1, 2016 6:58 am
Brittney Griner led the Phoenix Mercury to their second straight win Tuesday night, pumping in 21 points against the Connecticut Sun.
Mercury center Harrison battles back from college ACL injury
Lindsey Wisniewski/Cronkite News | May 31, 2016 4:48 pm
After an ACL tear during her senior year at Tennessee, Isabelle Harrison made her Mercury debut earlier this month, more than a year after she was drafted.
After year away following father’s death, Mercury’s Taylor ready to fight for another championship
John Alvarado/Cronkite News | May 28, 2016 5:30 pm
Penny Taylor’s father, Michael, died in December 2014, just three months after his daughter had won a WNBA championship. She is now back with the team.
Moore scores season-high 34 points as Lynx top Mercury
Associated Press | May 26, 2016 7:06 am
The Phoenix Mercury are 0-4 for the first time since 1998 after falling to the Minnesota Lynx Wednesday night.
Mercury fall to 0-3, clipped by Storm in final seconds
Associated Press | May 20, 2016 9:58 pm
Jewell Loyd scored a career-high 30 points in the Seattle Storm’s 81-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury.
Mercury fall to Fever despite Diana Taurasi’s 32 points
Associated Press | May 18, 2016 8:13 pm
The Phoenix Mercury fell to the Fever despite a big night from Diana Taurasi.
Mercury fall to Lynx in season-opener, Diana Taurasi’s return
Associated Press | May 14, 2016 7:32 pm
Maya Moore had 27 points and a career-high 10 assists to help the Minnesota Lynx open the season with a win over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday night.
Diana Taurasi back in WNBA, shoots for 4th Olympic gold
Associated Press | May 9, 2016 4:23 pm
Diana Taurasi is back from another triumphant season in Europe, back in the WNBA after taking a year off, and back for a shot at a fourth gold medal.