Recap - Mercury Defeat San Antonio 91-79
|Recap - Mercury Defeat San Antonio 91-79|
The Stars were burned for 26 points by Candice Dupree on Saturday as the Mercury picked up a 91-79 win at AT&T Center.
The Mercury were a -2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 159.
Phoenix got 19 points from Diana Taurasi and another 16 points from Brittney Griner. Candice Dupree contributed 5 assists, while Brittney Griner cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
The Stars got a 17-point performance from Danielle Robinson, who was supported by 11 points from Sophia Young. Becky Hammon had 9 assists in a losing cause for San Antonio, while Jayne Appel grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 35-33 at the break.
Phoenix had a 57-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Phoenix heads into a battle against the Mystics. San Antonio, meanwhile, will have their next action against Seattle.