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Phoenix Takes Care of Tulsa 96-74, Look for LA Loss to Earn Playoff Spot

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Phoenix ended the 2-game Tulsa winning streak on Tuesday night with a 96-74 win over the Shock. With the victory, the Mercury do their part of the night in hopes of clinching a playoff berth. If LA loses to the Storm tonight, Phoenix takes their spot in the postseason. Highlights for the Merc include head coach Corey Gaines becoming with winningest coach in franchise history with 71 wins, surpassing Cheryl Miller. DeWanna Bonner tied her season and career-high with 25 points in the win. Diana Taurasi ended with 23 points, her ninth consecutive 20+ point game.