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  • Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi shoots as Connecticut Sun's Kelly Faris, left, defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Mercury fall to Dream for third straight loss

    Diana Taurasi made four 3-pointers and scored 23 points for the Phoenix Mercury, which lost its third straight. Brittney Griner added 21 points.
  • Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner helps teammate Diana Taurasi up off the court during the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Mercury drop second straight game to Liberty

    Phoenix was down 26 points in the third quarter before rallying within 11 early in the fourth quarter.
  • Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) is defended by Dallas Wings center Courtney Paris during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Brittney Griner leads Mercury to win over Fever

    Brittney Griner had 20 points and four blocks, Diana Taurasi scored 13 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever.
  • Diana Taurasi will be looking for her fourth Olympic gold medal when the U.S. women’s team competes in Rio. (Photo by Ryan Wright/Cronkite News)

    Taurasi looking to join elite list with four Olympic gold medals in basketball

    LOS ANGELES — Earning four Olympic gold medals is a feat that only two basketball players, male or female, have ever accomplished. Diana Taurasi, along with teammates Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings, will lengthen that list with a gold medal in next month’s Summer Olympics. “Being selected to the Olympics again means a lot to […]
  • WNBA withdraws fines for Mercury and other teams

    The WNBA withdrew fines imposed on the Phoneix Mercury and other teams after their players wore shirts protesting recent police shootings.
  • Phoenix Mercury guard Noelle Quinn, center, drives toward the basket as Chicago Sky center Imani Boyette (34) defends during a WNBA basketball game in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (Ben Moffat/The Arizona Republic via AP)

    Mercury lose as Sky hit game-winning putback

    The Chicago Sky won their second straight game in the final seconds in a 79-77 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.
  • San Antonio Stars' Alex Montgomery (6) fouls Phoenix Mercury's DeWanna Bonner, left, during a WNBA basketball game Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Phoenix. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP)

    Bonner hits 4 3s, scores 33 points; Mercury beat Stars 83-64

    DeWanna Bonner hit four 3-pointers and finished with 33 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 83-64 on Saturday night.
  • Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner shouts as she celebrates a defensive stop against the Connecticut Sun during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Phoenix. The Mercury defeated the Sun 99-90. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Brittney Griner leads Mercury past Mystics

    Brittney Griner had 22 points, eight rebounds and five blocks and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics on Wednesday.
  • Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi answers a question during a news conference at the team's basketball media day, Monday, May 9, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Mercury fall to Sky despite Taurasi’s 26

    The Phoenix Mercury fell to the Chicago Sky despite Diana Taurasi's 26 points.
  • Dallas Wings forward Glory Johnson (25) is blocked by Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner (42) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. The Wings won 77-74. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Mercury clipped by Wings, Glory Johnson’s 20-20

    The Phoenix Mercury fell to Glory Johnson and the Dallas Wings on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
  • The Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner recorded a triple-double Sunday against the Atlanta Dream. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Brittney Griner tallies triple-double as Mercury drop Dream

    Brittney Griner had the sixth regular season triple-double in WNBA history in the Phoenix Mercury's win over the Atlanta Dream.
  • Phoenix Mercury's Sonja Petrovic and Diana Taurasi, right, watch as the team leads the San Antonio Stars during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Phoenix. The Mercury won 90-75. (Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Short-handed Mercury fall to Liberty

    DeWanna Bonner made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points for seventh-ranked Phoenix (7-10).
  • Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi smiles as she speaks during a news conference at the team's basketball media day, Monday, May 9, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Mercury star Taurasi named Western Conference Player of the Week

    Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi was named the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for June 20-26, the league announced Monday.
  • Diana Taurasi helps Mercury force overtime to beat Liberty

    Diana Taurasi came up with the big play to send the game to overtime and Candice Dupree took over in the extra period to get Phoenix the victory.
  • Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi smiles as she speaks during a news conference at the team's basketball media day, Monday, May 9, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Diana Taurasi becomes quickest player to 7,000 career points in WNBA history

    Friday night Diana Taurasi became one of three players in WNBA history to reach 7,000 career points, and is the fastest to reach the historic mark.