Phoenix tops San Antonio 92-73 in WNBA playoffs
SAN ANTONIO (AP)
Becky Hammon led the Silver Stars with 21 points and Sophia Young added 15.
Phoenix has eliminated San Antonio from the playoffs three times in four years. The previous two times - 2007 and 2009 - the Mercury went on to win the WNBA championship.
Taurasi and Smith combined to make the Mercury's first nine shots as they sprinted to a 21-2 lead in the first 8 minutes.