Atlanta Falls 82-76 to Mercury - Recap
|Atlanta Falls 82-76 to Mercury - Recap|
Phoenix got 28 points from Diana Taurasi en route to an 82-76 victory over Atlanta on Saturday at US Airways Center.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 167.5.
Phoenix got 23 points from DeWanna Bonner and another 10 points from Candice Dupree. DeWanna Bonner contributed 4 assists, while DeWanna Bonner cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
The Dream got a 33-point performance from Angel McCoughtry, who was supported by 16 points from Erika de Souza. Angel McCoughtry had 8 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Erika de Souza grabbed 11 rebounds.
Phoenix trailed at halftime, 43-40.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-30.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Indiana.