Phoenix vs Los Angeles Wrap - Phoenix Wins 94-89

Phoenix vs Los Angeles Wrap - Phoenix Wins 94-89

The Mercury got a 32-point performance from Diana Taurasi as Phoenix handed Los Angeles a 94-89 defeat on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

The Mercury were a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 160.5.

Phoenix got 17 points from Penny Taylor and another 15 points from Candice Dupree. Penny Taylor contributed 6 assists, while DeWanna Bonner cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Los Angeles got 27 points from Candace Parker in a losing cause and another 26 points from Kristi Toliver. Candace Parker contributed 6 assists for the Sparks, while Jantel Lavender had 11 rebounds.

Phoenix trailed at halftime, 47-45.

Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-26.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Minnesota.