The Mercury are coming here after getting a win in their last game, which was on Wednesday night. The win came against the Liberty and ended up being a major blowout in the game. The Liberty only scored a total of 79 points, but the Phoenix club ended up getting a total of 106 points scored in the game.
After getting the win the Phoenix Mercury moved to a record of 14-10 on the year. This has the Mercury club sitting in 5th place overall in the WNBA standings. The Liberty after losing the game dropped to an 11-15 record on the year and that is good enough to barely hold onto the playoff spot while sitting in 7th place.
In the winning effort the Mercury were led in the scoring by Diggins-Smith who put in 27 points. The second high scorer for the Mercury was Griner who put in 26 points. The passing was led by Taurasi who ended up with 9 assist. The rebounding was led by Turner who ended up getting 15 boards.
For the Liberty Laney ended up getting a total of 20 points in the game. The second high scorer for the Liberty was off the bench with Richards putting in 14 points. The passing leader for the Liberty was Ionescu who ended up getting 7 assists. The rebounding for the Liberty was led by Allen and Laney who pulled down 8 boards in the game.