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Seattle Storm wins inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title, beats Sun 79-57

Seattle Storm wins inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title, beats Sun 79-57

Despite jet lag due to traveling from the Tokyo Summer Games that finished last weekend, the Seattle Storm’s five Olympians led the charge in taking down the Connecticut Sun 79-57 in the first-ever Commissioner’s Cup Championship Thursday night, a midseason…

New Mystics forward Erica McCall primed and ready for her fifth season in the WNBA

New Mystics forward Erica McCall primed and ready for her fifth season in the WNBA

Erica McCall looks ahead to the 2021 WNBA season View this post on Instagram A post shared by Erica McCall (@birdstheword_24) With the 2021 WNBA season on the horizon and a year filled with uncertainty, unexpected change, and rapid adjustments…

Leilani Mitchell leads five starters in double figures, Phoenix Mercury outlasts Los Angeles Sparks 82-72

Leilani Mitchell leads five starters in double figures, Phoenix Mercury outlasts Los Angeles Sparks 82-72

Stats || Shot Charts || Video PHOENIX – Leilani Mitchell was the last player the Phoenix Mercury cut after training camp, before the team brought her back following the home opener. Sunday, the Australian point guard validated that decision, scoring…

Big third quarter pushes Los Angeles Sparks to 17-point win over Phoenix Mercury, 85-68

Big third quarter pushes Los Angeles Sparks to 17-point win over Phoenix Mercury, 85-68

Notes || Stats || Shot Charts || Griner Dunk PHOENIX – Chelsea Gray scored 14 of her 21 points in the first quarter, and the Los Angeles Sparks (4-2) ran away from the Phoenix Mercury in the third, en route…

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

Second-half effort lifts Seattle over Phoenix in home opener, 77-68

The Seattle Storm began its 20th season with a victory Stats || Shot Charts Led by forward Natasha Howard who tallied a double-double, the Seattle Storm broke away from a halftime tie to top the Phoenix Mercury 77-68 in a…

Video: Kobe Bryant and his daughter’s AAU team visit the Phoenix Mercury

Saturday, May 16, 2019 (PHOENIX) – Kobe Bryant and his daughter’s AAU squad surprised the Phoenix Mercury prior to the team’s practice. (Video courtesy of the Phoenix Mercury) Black Mamba x White Mamba ??? pic.twitter.com/NH3lRWvsQP — Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) May…

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Leilani Mitchell’s buzzer-beating trey douses the Sun in 81-80 Mercury win

Phoenix Mercury guard Leilani Mitchell dashed the Connecticut Sun’s dreams of breaking out a slump when she nailed a three-point shot with 0.3 seconds left in the game to catapult her team over their East Coast foe, 81-80, at Mohegan…

Video: DeWanna Bonner’s buzzer-beating trey in OT

Phoenix Mercury forward DeWanna Bonner scored the game-winning shot, a three-pointer at the overtime buzzer to give her team a victory over the Tulsa Shock, 87-84, Tuesday night at US Airways Center. Bonner on the shot: “That was great defense—she…

DeWanna Bonner’s game-high 34 points help Mercury outlast Chicago 89-87 in overtime battle

DeWanna Bonner’s game-high 34 points help Mercury outlast Chicago 89-87 in overtime battle

Notes | Quotes | By the Numbers In a rematch of the WNBA Finals, the Phoenix Mercury (10-7), defended their home court in an overtime contest against the Chicago Sky (11-7) Tuesday night, 89-87. The Mercury, led by a 34-point,…

Leilani Mitchell rescues Phoenix in overtime, 94-91, Sparks put the West on notice

Leilani Mitchell rescues Phoenix in overtime, 94-91, Sparks put the West on notice

LOS ANGELES – Phoenix beat Los Angeles in a fierce battle that went into overtime Sunday night, 94-91. The game featured a great matchup of centers, stellar perimeter play and a showcase of Australian talent in front of 7,126 fans…

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

Late first half rally propels Mercury to 2-0 WNBA Finals lead over Chicago, 97-68

By David Siegel and Cheryl Coward PHOENIX – The Chicago Sky figured if you cannot beat them, get aggressive. After getting handily dispatched in game one of the WNBA Finals by Phoenix, the Sky entered game two with a mindset…

Diana Taurasi helps launch Phoenix Mercury into 2014 WNBA Finals

Diana Taurasi helps launch Phoenix Mercury into 2014 WNBA Finals

FINAL: Mercury 96, Lynx 78! See you in the @WNBA Finals! pic.twitter.com/FE6rInkWjw — Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) September 3, 2014 Veteran guard Diana Taurasi helped propel the Phoenix Mercury (29-5) to the 2014 WNBA Finals with a decisive 96-78 win over…

Dishin & Swishin 08/08/14 Podcast: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Minnesota and Phoenix square off for final time in regular season

Dishin & Swishin 08/08/14 Podcast: Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! Minnesota and Phoenix square off for final time in regular season

 [display_podcast] With all due respect to the rest of the teams in the WNBA, no matchup has the intrigue, the charisma, or the excitement of the Phoenix Mercury versus the Minnesota Lynx. On this week’s Dishin & Swishin podcast we…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known purveyors of WNBA information helping…

With a healthy roster for the first time this season, Mercury climbing to the top of the Western Conference

With a healthy roster for the first time this season, Mercury climbing to the top of the Western Conference

Temperature-wise, it has been a record-setting summer in Phoenix, and it is only the beginning of July. As the calendar turned from May to June, and now on to July, the Phoenix Mercury have also climbed; from a dismal 0-3…

DeWanna Bonner and Krystal Thomas lead Mercury past Sun, 91-82

DeWanna Bonner and Krystal Thomas lead Mercury past Sun, 91-82

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With Samantha Prahalis joining Candice Dupree and Penny Taylor in street clothes on the Phoenix Mercury bench, and coming off of an 87-59 loss to the New York Liberty, Corey Gaines could not have felt great about…

Sky’s Prince and Mercury’s Bonner named WNBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week for games played May 28-June 3, 2012

From the league: Epiphanny Prince of the Chicago Sky and DeWanna Bonner of the Phoenix Mercury were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played May 28-June 3. For Prince, now in her…

Phoenix Mercury guard-forward DeWanna Bonner named the 2011 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

Phoenix Mercury guard-forward DeWanna won the 2011 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year for the third year in a row. She garnered 20 votes from a national panel of 40 sportswriters and broadcasters. New York Liberty guard-forward Essence Carson and…

DeWanna Bonner Named 2010 WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year

From the Phoenix Mercury: Mercury guard/forward DeWanna Bonner was named the WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year presented by Kia Motors, the league announced today. Bonner wins the award for the second consecutive season becoming the first repeat winner in…

Phoenix Mercury’s DeWanna Bonner named WNBA Rookie of the Month

DeWanna Bonner of the Phoenix Mercury was named the WNBA’s adidas Rookie of the Month for games in June. She appeared in all 10 games for the Mercury to start the 2009 season and led all rookies in rebounding (6.1…