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The Minnesota Lynx celebrate their win over the Phoenix Mercury during a WNBA playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Lynx edge Mercury 80-79 to advance to WNBA semifinals

Sep. 17, 2020 11:33 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Rookie of the year Crystal Dangerfield scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and Minnesota beat Phoenix 80-79 on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Damiris Dantas led Minnesota with 22 points although she missed a pair of free throws with 6.1...

Mercury's Hartley tears ACL in right knee, out for season

Aug. 31, 2020 9:21 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Phoenix guard Bria Hartley is out for the season after tearing the ACL in her right knee, the Mercury announced Monday night. Hartley suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Mercury's game against Washington on Friday night. “Really unfortunate,” Phoenix coach...

Taurasi, Diggins-Smith help Mercury hold off Lynx, 83-79

Aug. 30, 2020 8:31 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 13 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, Diana Taurasi had 23 points and 12 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off the Minnesota Lynx 83-79 win on Sunday night for their third victory in a row. Diggins-Smith made all of her 11 free-throw attempts,...

Mercury rally, make 13 3-pointers in 94-72 win over Mystics

Aug. 29, 2020 12:24 AM EDT

BRADENTON Fla. (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 11 of her 24 points in a decisive third quarter to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 94-72 on Friday night. The game was the last of three in the WNBA bubble Friday after play was postponed the previous two days following the weekend...