Tag Archives: Penny Taylor

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 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 Celebrate Opening Night with 2014 Championship Rings and a Win

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Mercury started the 2015 season with an elaborate ceremony presenting the team their 2014 WNBA Championship rings and unveiling the championship banner in the rafters. The team’s star and arguably the best player in the WNBA, Diana Taurasi was in attendance, as was Penny Taylor and suspended Brittney Griner. The Mercury were joined by an ... Read More »

The Mercury Will Rely Heavily on Dupree and Bonner

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Phoenix Mercury open the 2015 season Friday as the defending WNBA Champions. Head coach Sandy Brondello’s starting five will look a lot different than last season’s record-setting, championship winning team. Arguably one of the best to play the WNBA game, point guard Diana Taurasi will not step foot on the court this season for the Mercury, ... Read More »

Mercury Dominate in Game One of Western Conference Finals

By: Kayla Mortellaro There is a saying that permeates throughout sports, ‘defense wins championships’ and the Phoenix Mercury have taken that approach behind head coach Sandy Brondello. The Mercury handed the Minnesota Lynx a huge loss in game one of the WNBA Western Conference Finals, 85-71, and more impressively held the league MVP, Maya Moore to just nine points. During ... Read More »