Phoenix Mercury

Bonner Named as WNBA All-Star Reserve

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— At long last, DeWanna Bonner is headed to her first WNBA All-Star game. The All-Star reserve selections were announced Tuesday night during the Phoenix Mercury’s game against the Los Angeles Sparks. Bonner is currently averaging 17.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists a game through the first 15 games this season for the Mercury. Bonner is ranked ... Read More »

All-Stars Dupree and Griner Shine in Mercury 80-71 Win Over Dream

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury had a lot to celebrate about on Tuesday as the team defeated the Atlanta Dream 80-71. In addition to the win, Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner were named as WNBA All-Star starters and went out and played just like All-Stars against the Dream, each scoring a game-high 22 points and each grabbing 7 rebounds. “It’s ... 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 Defeat Storm 70-60 Behind Griner’s 26 Points

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury had both an offensive and defensive rhythm that proved too much for the Seattle Storm as the Mercury won 70-60 Sunday afternoon. Brittney Griner took over the game in the third quarter with 15 points, the most any Mercury player has scored all season. She finished the game with 26 points, 7 rebounds, and ... Read More »

Phoenix Mercury Cruise Past Tulsa Shock 86-55

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— Once the ball was tipped, the Phoenix Mercury players had their feet on the gas pedal all night and never pumped the brakes, as the team cruised to an 86-55 victory over the Tulsa Shock. Entering the game, the Shock had the WNBA’s best record at 8-2 but the team was dealt a big-blow and came to ... Read More »

Mercury Use Offensive Chemistry to Beat the Stars 85-78

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury jumped out to an early lead against the San Antonio Stars and never looked back winning 85-78 Tuesday night. Right from the start, the Mercury pushed the tempo of the game and looked to get Candice Dupree involved. “Candice, she’s a play maker, so we need the ball in her hand because she always makes ... Read More »

Mercury Fall in Double-Overtime to Sun 90-78

By: Kayla Mortellaro  Phoenix— The Phoenix Mercury showed grit and fight Friday night against the Connecticut Sun to force double-overtime. Despite a last second, game tying effort at the end of regulation by DeWanna Bonner, the rally fell short as the Mercury lost to the Sun 90-78 after 50 minutes of playing time. “We had our opportunities to win but just ... 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 »