Mercury vs Storm Final: 87-72 - Recap
|Mercury vs Storm Final: 87-72 - Recap|
Phoenix earned a 87-72 victory over Seattle on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Diana Taurasi at US Airways Center.
Bettors who backed the Mercury were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -11 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 146.
Brittney Griner had 19 points for Phoenix and Candice Dupree chipped in with 19 points. Diana Taurasi had 7 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
The Storm got a 27-point performance from Crystal Langhorne, who was supported by 13 points from Camille Little. Tanisha Wright had 7 assists in a losing cause for Seattle, while Crystal Langhorne grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break winning 43-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Seattle as they grabbed 31 boards, while Phoenix only had 30
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Shock. The Storm will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Minnesota.