Taurasi, Mercury finish off Silver Stars
Diana Taurasi went for 30 points and six assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury over the San Antonio Silver Stars 100-92 in the third and deciding game of the Western Conference semifinals on Monday night.
Phoenix couldn't cover as 8.5-point home favorites, while the game played OVER the 183-point total set by sportsbooks.
Cappie Pondexter added 17 points for the Mercury, who got 16 points and eight rebounds from Tangela Smith in the win.
Becky Hammon dropped 29 points for San Antonio, while Vickie Johnson had 24 points and six boards for the Silver Stars.