Tag Archives: WNBA Western Conference Finals

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 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 »

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 »