CHARACTER COUNTS

Suns Chris Paul buys 500 tickets for Mercury semifinal game

Oct 1, 2021, 8:30 PM

Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns leave the court after the team's win against the Milwaukee Bucks ...

Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns leave the court after the team's win against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of the NBA Finals at Phoenix Suns Arena on July 06, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)

(Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)

Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul purchased 500 tickets to Game 3 of the Phoenix Mercury vs. Las Vegas Aces semifinal game for fans in the Valley.

The tickets will be on a first-come, first-served basis, able for redemption starting at 10:30 a.m. outside of Desert Financial Arena the day of the game, according to the Mercury.

Paul has been a known supporter of the WNBA for much of his career.

“I really believe in supporting your home, and this is home for me,” Paul said. “I was shooting on one court and D.T. (Diana Taurasi) was shooting on the other court. I got a chance to sit in there and watch a little bit of their practice. To be there in the same space and have that sort of bond is real, it’s real.

“I want to see them win and be successful. We are like one big team.”

The Mercury are currently tied 1-1 in their best-of-five series.

Phoenix defeated the New York Liberty in round one and the Seattle Storm in round two, both in single-elimination rounds.

Game 3 will be on Sunday at Desert Financial Arena at 12:00 p.m. on ABC.

Character Counts

Cardinals offensive tackle Paris Johnson Jr. is holding the second annual Summer Water Drive on Sun...

Character Counts

Cardinals’ Paris Johnson Jr. holds 2nd annual Summer Water Drive

Cardinals OT Paris Johnson Jr. held his second annual Summer Water Drive on Sunday to benefit UMOM New Day Centers residents in Phoenix.

22 days ago

The students at Sky Harbor Airport tuesday morning before their flight to Washington D.C. (Courtesy...

Ryan Pasiecznik

Cardinals send 275 high school students to Washington D.C. on educational trip

The Arizona Cardinals took 275 high school students from across Arizona to the nation’s capital for the third annual Civics Matters Arizona program.

1 month ago

Lou Gehrig Day...

Arizona Sports

MLB, Diamondbacks celebrate Lou Gehrig Day, raising funds for ALS research

Major League Baseball celebrated Lou Gehrig Day on Sunday, the anniversary of the Iron Horse's death due to ALS.

2 months ago

Arizona State running back DeCarlos Brooks announced on his X account he is hosting his second annu...

Character Counts

Arizona State’s DeCarlos Brooks set to host 2nd Cutback Giveback Haircut Event

Arizona State running back DeCarlos Brooks announced on his X account he is hosting his second annual Cutback Giveback Haircut Event.

2 months ago

TPC Scottsdale ahead of hosting the WM Phoenix Open...

Ryan Pasiecznik

Thunderbirds raise record $17.5 million in 2024 WM Phoenix Open

The significance of the money raised. The Thunderbirds set a new mark for the amount of money raised on the 2024 WM Phoenix Open.

2 months ago

Paul Sewald...

Alex Weiner

Diamondbacks’ Paul Sewald bringing Strikeouts 4 Kids charity initiative to Arizona

For every strikeout this season, Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald and his wife will donate to Child Crisis Arizona. 

2 months ago

Suns Chris Paul buys 500 tickets for Mercury semifinal game