With Griner in the middle, Mercury aims for title
Friday. '' Griner enters the series on a personal high, announcing last week she is engaged to Tulsa Shock star Glory Johnson . ''It's definitely been a great year,'' Griner said. ''Now it's playoff time. It's go time.''
Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win
record for wins. Griner shot 8 for 13 from the field one day after news broke of her engagement to Tulsa Shock star Glory Johnson . Griner also had two blocks, increasing her single-season league record to 127. The Mercury (28-5), who close
double figures in the loss at Washington earlier this month with 10. She recorded her 17th double-double of the season (15 points, 10 rebounds) in a 76-63 loss at Indiana on Thursday, tying Tulsa's Glory Johnson for the league lead.
wasn't really thinking of the career game. I'm happy we won on the road," the former Notre Dame star said. Glory Johnson matched a season high with 22 points and rookie Odyssey Sims contributed 18. Diggins, among the league leaders with
game." Diggins totaled 37 points and 16 assists in the two previous matchups with San Antonio. Fellow All-Star Glory Johnson finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday for her sixth double-double in seven games.
Ogwumike sisters headline WNBA All-Star reserves
Conference reserves are Minnesota's Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen, Phoenix's Candice Dupree, Tulsa's Glory Johnson and San Antonio's Danielle Robinson. While the starters for the game were chosen by the fans, the reserves were
Brittney Griner sets WNBA record with 11 blocks as Mercury top Tulsa
seventh win in nine games. Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner chipped in 14 and Dupree had 11. Diggins, Odyssey Sims and Glory Johnson scored 16 points apiece for Tulsa (6-9). Lisa Leslie and Margo Dydek held the previous blocks record of 10.
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Lavender had 18 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as the Sparks (4-7) avoided their worst start since 2010. Glory Johnson 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Skylar Diggins added 16 points for Tulsa (4-6), which saw its four-game winning
Lynx top visiting Shock, 93-82
scoring. Lindsay Whalen added 18 points for the Lynx (17-6), who improved to 17-1 against the Shock since 2010. Glory Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Shock (7-15), who have dropped five straight games. Skylar Diggins led
Moore scores 32 in Lynx's 93-82 win over Shock
scoring. Lindsay Whalen added 18 points for the Lynx (17-6), who improved to 17-1 against the Shock since 2010. Glory Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Shock (7-15), who have dorpped five straight games. Skylar Diggins led