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.


Comment guidelines: No name-calling, personal attacks, profanity, or insults. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate comments by reporting abuse.
comments powered by Disqus

Character Counts

Arizona Cardinals TE Zach Ertz warms up ahead of practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Tempe. (Tyle...
Character Counts

Cardinals TE Zach Ertz to give 5,000 meals per TD to Arizona food banks

Cards TE Zach Ertz is giving back to the community, providing 5,000 meals to local AZ food banks for every TD the team score this season.
18 hours ago
Kelleigh Joos...
Character Counts

Corona Del Sol senior Kelleigh Joos overcomes challenges to help others

Kelleigh Joos has overcome a lot of challenges in her life but has learned the value in helping out others.
7 days ago
(Photo courtesy Phoenix Suns)...
Character Counts

Devin Booker surprises Girl Scouts with $100K grant at Mercury game

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker used the Phoenix Mercury's WNBA Finals Game 2 to surprise Girl Scouts with a $100,000 donation.
12 days ago
Photo courtesy: Carson Bryce...
Nicholas Hodell

Gilbert high school senior leads through life of service

Carson Bryce’s work ethic in the classroom and in the community have led him to become a respected leader at Gilbert High School.
15 days ago
Photo courtesy: Phoenix Rising FC...
Nicholas Hodell

Rising FC surprises family of Phoenix Children’s patient with new car

Phoenix Rising FC surprised Phoenix Children's patient Raymundo and his family with a new car at halftime on Saturday.
1 month ago
PHOENIX, ARIZONA - MARCH 30: Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball during the NBA game...
Nicholas Hodell

Suns G Chris Paul partners with Gopuff to assist underrepresented businesses

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul is helping underrepresented businesses and entrepreneurs through his partnership with Gopuff.
1 month ago
Suns Chris Paul buys 500 tickets for Mercury semifinal game