Storm vs Mercury Final: 80-65 - Recap
The Storm grabbed an 80-65 win over the Mercury on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Tina Thompson at US Airways Center.
Seattle won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 155.5.
Seattle got 19 points from Tanisha Wright and another 13 points from Shekinna Stricklen. Tina Thompson contributed 4 assists, while Tina Thompson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Phoenix got 18 points from Candice Dupree in a losing cause and another 11 points from DeWanna Bonner. Diana Taurasi contributed 5 assists for the Mercury, while Candice Dupree had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Seattle were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Seattle as they grabbed 38 boards, while Phoenix only had 30.
Seattle heads into a battle against the Silver Stars. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tulsa.