Phoenix vs Los Angeles Recap - Mercury Win 90-84
The Mercury got a 32-point performance from Diana Taurasi as Phoenix handed Los Angeles a 90-84 defeat on Thursday at STAPLES Center.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 173.5.
DeWanna Bonner had 17 points for Phoenix and Penny Taylor chipped in with 16 points. Diana Taurasi had 6 assists for the Mercury, while DeWanna Bonner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Sparks got a 25-point performance from Candace Parker, who was supported by 16 points from Kristi Toliver. Jenna O'Hea had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Candace Parker grabbed 16 rebounds.
Phoenix led at halftime, 46-38.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 46 boards, while Phoenix only had 37.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Lynx. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.