Tag Archives: Maya Moore

Mercury Season Ends on Questionable Foul Call; 72-71 to Lynx

By: Kayla Mortellaro  Update Monday at 1:12 p.m.- The WNBA released a statement about the controversial foul call late in game two of the Western Conference Finals. WNBA STATEMENT ON CALL IN LYNX-MERCURY GAME   NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2015 – Renee Brown, WNBA Chief of Basketball Operations and Player Relations, issued the following statement today regarding the foul call with ... Read More »

Mercury Cruise Past Lynx 79-67

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury started off the afternoon against the Minnesota Lynx with energy, passion, and an aggressive mentality. Getting off to a fast start was something that the Mercury have not done often this season, but Sunday afternoon Phoenix had a three point lead after the first quarter and built it to a 15 point lead by ... Read More »

Mercury Find Stride to Beat Lynx 73-66

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury saved their most complete game for their 21st game of the season and knocked off the Minnesota Lynx 73-66 Friday night. The Mercury were aided by strong rebounding, bench play, and the usual solid play from the big-three. “We knew that it would have to be 40 minutes and it was a game of ... Read More »

Phoenix Mercury’s Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner Named WNBA All-Star Starters

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— Brittney Griner and Candice Dupree were named as 2015 WNBA All-Star starters Tuesday. Griner has been selected as an All- Star starter all three years she has been in the league while Dupree will be making her first All-Star start but her fifth overall appearance (2006, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2015). Dupree has started in all 13 games for the ... Read More »

Mercury Fight Past Lynx 81-66

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury pulled off the upset Sunday afternoon against the Minnesota Lynx 81-66. Head coach Sandy Brondello preaches defense as the key to winning games for the Mercury. Sunday, the team knocked down one of the best teams in the Western Conference who was previously undefeated and averaging 85 points per game in the first three ... Read More »

Griner Steals the Show to Help Mercury Advance

 By: Kayla Mortellaro Brittney Griner led the charge for the Phoenix Mercury as they stormed past the Los Angeles Sparks to advance to the WNBA Western Conference Finals. The Mercury defeated the Sparks 93-68 to earn the right to face the Minnesota Lynx, defending WNBA Champions on August 29 at 7 p.m. at U.S. Airways Arena. Griner had a historic ... Read More »