Taurasi era 9 su 20 da terra e 5 su 15 da tre punti. Ha segnato 31 punti con quattro assist e tre rimbalzi. È diventata la prima giocatrice nella storia della WNBA a segnare almeno 30 punti all'età 39 o più vecchio.
It was the 50th time in her illustrious career she Scored at least 30 punti.
tuttavia, il Mercurio, who were the runners-up for the WNBA championship, fell to 2-3 with the loss.
The Wings got the better of the Mercury thanks to Arike Ogunbowale. She had a game-high of 37 points on 11-of-24 shooting and was 5-for-11 from three-point range. She added five assists and four rebounds and was 10-for-10 from the free-throw line.
Alisha Gray had 16 points and Marina Mabrey scored 13 punti.
Phoenix only shot 39.7% dal pavimento. Taurasi was one of four players who were in double figures but only got two points from their bench.
Diamond DeShields scored 22 punti, Tina Charles had 17 punti e 11 rimbalzi, and Shey Peddy scored 10 punti. Kristine Anigwe had two points off the bench in seven minutes.
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