San Antonio vs Phoenix Recap - Mercury Win 83-80

San Antonio vs Phoenix Recap - Mercury Win 83-80

Diana Taurasi scored 21 points leading the Mercury to an 83-80 victory over San Antonio at US Airways Center on Friday.

The Mercury earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 155.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Phoenix got 18 points from Candice Dupree and another 16 points from Brittney Griner. Diana Taurasi contributed 7 assists, while Brittney Griner cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

San Antonio got 26 points from Danielle Adams in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jia Perkins. Shenise Johnson contributed 4 assists for the Silver Stars, while Jayne Appel had 17 rebounds.

The Mercury hit the break leading 42-32 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 43 boards, while San Antonio only had 33.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For San Antonio, they head home to face Tulsa.