the republic logo

Bonner and Dupree help Mercury hold off Storm 84-72

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

SEATTLE — scored 22 points and added 15 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 84-72 on Sunday night.

had 12 points and 11 for the Mercury (3-3), who pulled away with a 16-5 run in the middle of the second quarter to a 38-28 lead.

Sue Bird rallied the Storm (2-4) within 71-69 when she put back her own missed 3-point attempt with 5:18 left in the game. But Phoenix closed on a 13-3 burst as Seattle's offense suffered a pair of shot-clock violations in the final 1:30.

had 13 points to lead the Storm. Bird and added 11 each.

Phoenix was 7 of 17 from 3-point range while Seattle was just 1 of 13.

It was the sixth contest of 's seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.