Mercury heat up Sparks

Mercury heat up Sparks

Phoenix scored at least 25 points in three of four quarters on Saturday, as the Sun defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 100-83 at U.S. Airways Center.

The Mercury covered the 10-point home spread, and the 183 points scored were OVER the posted total of 174.

Penny Taylor hit all 13 free-throw attempts en route to 28 points, and Cappie Pondexter added 21 points for the Mercury.

Sidney Spencer notched a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Murriel Page sunk 13 points for the Sparks.