Mercury slip past Lynx

Mercury slip past Lynx

Diana Taurasi tossed in a game-high 31 points and grabbed seven boards as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Minnesota Lynx 99-88 Thursday night.

Phoenix covered the 7-point spread, and the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 182 set by oddsmakers.

Penny Taylor added 24 points and six rebounds for Phoenix. Monica Wright netted 21 points in a losing cause for Minnesota.