Mercury win 7th straight, 89-72 over Sun
PHOENIX (AP) — Diana Taurasi had 19 points, DeWanna Bonner added 15 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 89-72 on Saturday night to extend their winning streak to seven games.
The Mercury (9-3) have the longest active streak in the WNBA and matched the 1998 and 2014 teams for the best start in franchise history.
Connecticut (1-5) at Stars (0-6)
When, where: 7 p.m. Saturday, AT&T Center
TV, radio: FSSW, KTKR-AM 760
Stars: PG Moriah Jefferson (5-6, 2nd), SG Kayla McBride (5-11, 4th), C Erika de Souza (6-5, 12th), PF Isabelle Harrison (6-3, 2nd), SF Alex Montgomery (6-1, 7th)
Sun: PG Jasmine Thomas (5-9, 7th year), SG Alex Bentley (5-7, 4th), C Jonquel Jones (6-6, 2nd), PF Shekinna Stricklen (6-2, 6th), SF Alyssa Thomas (6-2, 4th)