The Phoenix Mercury look for their eighth consecutive victory when visiting the Indiana Fever on Saturday. Phoenix is 16-10 following a 103-83 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday. Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 20 points, handed out 10 assists and pulled down eight rebounds in the victory for the Mercury. Phoenix is fourth in the Western Conference standings 3 ½ games behind first place Las Vegas.
Brittney Griner is the leading scorer and rebounder for Phoenix with averages of 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. Skylar Diggins-Smith is the second leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 19.2 points and 5.1 assists per game. Phoenix has three players averaging double-figures in scoring.
Indiana looks for a second straight victory on Saturday when hosting Phoenix. The Fever are 6-19 following a 74-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday. Kelsey Mitchell was the leading scorer for Indiana with 25 points while Teaira McCowan scored 15 points including a pair of free throws to give Indiana a lead it would give up with only 15 seconds to play.
Kelsey Mitchell is the leading scorer for Indiana with an average of 16.3 points per game, while Teaira McCowan is the third leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 11.1 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Danielle Robinson is the leader in assists with an average of 3.7 per game and Indiana has three players averaging double-figures in scoring