Social media recap/by the numbers: Mercury advance to West finals, defeat Tulsa 91-67
The Phoenix Mercury defeated the Tulsa Shock 91-67 Saturday night to advance to the Western conference finals. The victory ended Tulsa’s postseason hopes as they played their last game at the BOK Center before the franchise relocates to Arlington, Texas after six years in Oklahoma.
The Mercury swept the best-of-three series by taking the first two games. The 2015 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, Brittney Griner, led her team with 23 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks. Phoenix will face the winner of the Los Angeles Sparks-Minnesota Lynx series next week in the conference finals.
By the Numbers
Points in the Paint: Mercury 24, Shock 36
Second Chance Points: Mercury 1, Shock 10
Fastbreak Points: Mercury 7, Shock 17
Biggest Lead: Mercury 26, Shock 5
Lead Changes: 2
Times Tied: 4
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