Atlanta vs Phoenix Recap - Mercury Win 109-95
It sure wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Phoenix made sure they came out on the winning end on Thursday, grabbing a 109-95 victory over the Dream at US Airways Center.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 185.5.
Phoenix got 25 points from DeWanna Bonner and another 22 points from Candice Dupree. Penny Taylor contributed 6 assists, while DeWanna Bonner cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Dream got a 25-point performance from Angel McCoughtry, who was supported by 19 points from Erika Desouza. Alison Bales had 4 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Erika Desouza grabbed 7 rebounds.
Phoenix led at halftime, 59-48.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-35.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sparks. The Dream will aim to get back on the winning track at Seattle.