Mercury blown out by Lynx to open WNBA semifinal series
Associated Press | September 28, 2016 8:04 pm
The Phoenix Mercury fell in the series opener against the Minnesota Lynx in the 2016 WNBA semifinal playoff round.
Mercury embrace underdog role heading into series against Lynx
Lindsey Wisniewski and Giselle Cancio/Cronkite News | September 28, 2016 7:30 am
PHOENIX — The Phoenix Mercury have entered uncharted territory. Every time they’ve brought home a WNBA championship in the past, the Mercury were the top-seeded […]
Taurasi helps Mercury advance to semifinals, beat Liberty
Associated Press | September 24, 2016 7:10 pm
Diana Taurasi scored 30 points and Brittney Griner added 22 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks to help the eighth-seeded Phoenix Mercury beat the No. 3 New York Liberty 101-94 on Saturday night.
Diana Taurasi leads Mercury past fever to advance in WNBA playoffs
Associated Press | September 21, 2016 6:14 pm
Diana Taurasi scored 20 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever on Wednesday night in a single-elimination game of the WNBA playoffs.
Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs
Giselle Cancio and Lindsey Wisniewski/Cronkite News | September 17, 2016 2:16 pm
The Mercury’s Kelsey Bone is taking her social justice protest to the WNBA playoffs.
Mercury beat Storm in Penny Taylor’s home farewell
Associated Press | September 15, 2016 9:39 pm
Brittney Griner scored 21 points and Penny Taylor had eight in her final regular-season home game to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm.
DeWanna Bonner leads Mercury in loss to Sparks
Associated Press | September 13, 2016 9:30 pm
The Los Angeles Sparks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 90-85 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.
Griner scores 21, Mercury beat Dream 86-75
Associated Press | September 11, 2016 6:07 pm
Brittney Griner had 21 points, nine rebounds and five blocks to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream 86-75 on Sunday.
Mercury fall to Dream for third straight loss
Associated Press | September 6, 2016 8:10 pm
Diana Taurasi made four 3-pointers and scored 23 points for the Phoenix Mercury, which lost its third straight. Brittney Griner added 21 points.
Mercury drop second straight game to Liberty
Associated Press | September 3, 2016 7:40 pm
Phoenix was down 26 points in the third quarter before rallying within 11 early in the fourth quarter.
Griner’s big game not enough for Mercury to beat Sun
Associated Press | September 2, 2016 7:53 pm
Brittney Griner’s 29 points and first dunk of the season were not enough for the Phoenix Mercury to pick up the win against the Connecticut Sun.
Brittney Griner leads Mercury to win over Fever
Associated Press | August 30, 2016 8:31 pm
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.
Taurasi looking to join elite list with four Olympic gold medals in basketball
Ryan Wright/Cronkite News | August 2, 2016 6:04 pm
LOS ANGELES — Earning four Olympic gold medals is a feat that only two basketball players, male or female, have ever accomplished. Diana Taurasi, along […]
WNBA withdraws fines for Mercury and other teams
Arizona Sports | July 23, 2016 5:01 pm
The WNBA withdrew fines imposed on the Phoneix Mercury and other teams after their players wore shirts protesting recent police shootings.