Shock Fall 91-80 Against Phoenix - Game Recap
The Shock were burned for 28 points by Brittney Griner on Friday as the Mercury picked up a 91-80 win at US Airways Center.
Bettors who backed the Mercury were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -11.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 163.
Penny Taylor had 19 points for Phoenix and Diana Taurasi chipped in with 14 points. Diana Taurasi had 12 assists for the Mercury, while Candice Dupree was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
The Shock got a 20-point performance from Glory Johnson, who was supported by 12 points from Courtney Paris. Skylar Diggins had 7 assists in a losing cause for Tulsa, while Courtney Paris grabbed 15 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break winning 45-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
Tulsa won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-29.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Fever. The Shock will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.