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CANDICE DUPREE RUMORS

Mercury beat Liberty 76-64, clinch No. 1 in West

NEW YORK (AP) Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the New York Liberty 76-64 on Tuesday night, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the WNBA playoffs. Diana Taurasi had 14 points, Brittney Griner scored 12 and Erin Phillips had 11 for Phoenix (27-4), the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. Dupree moved into 20th place on the league's career scoring...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dupree, Mercury hold off Stars

SAN ANTONIO -- Candice Dupree had 20 points and 18 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 78-73 in overtime Thursday night. Becky Hammon failed to score and had one assist in her first game since becoming the NBA's first full-time female assistant coach after the San Antonio Spurs announced her hiring Tuesday. With Spurs general manager R.C. Buford in attendance...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dupree leads Mercury past Stars in overtime

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Candice Dupree had 20 points and 18 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury beat the San Antonio Stars 78-73 in overtime Thursday night. Becky Hammon failed to score and had one assist in her first game since becoming the NBA's first full-time female assistant coach after the San Antonio Spurs announced her hiring Tuesday. With Spurs general manager R.C. Buford in...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dupree, January selected as All-Star reserves

Mercury forward Candice Dupree and former Arizona State guard Briann January were among 12 reserves selected for Saturday's WNBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center. Dupree, who is averaging 15.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game for the first place Mercury, joins two of her Phoenix teammates -- starting center Brittney Griner and starting guard Diana Taurasi -- on the Western...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree leads Mercury to 10th straight win

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half as the Phoenix Mercury lengthened their franchise-best winning streak to 10 games with a 90-61 victory Sunday over the San Antonio Stars. The Mercury (16-3) used a second quarter run to take a 20-point lead at the break and led by as much as 31 in the second half in winning their 12th game in the last 13 and have...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree sparks Mercury to 6th win in a row

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree had 26 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to their sixth straight win, 87-69 over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday night. Diana Taurasi added 15 points, hitting a 3-pointer with 6:46 left in the third quarter to pass Katie Smith (6,452 points) for second place on the WNBA's career scoring list. Taurasi, who now has 6,457 points, reached that...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dupree, Bonner lead Mercury past Sun, 76-68

The Phoenix Mercury took another step closer to reaching the postseason. For 35 minutes, the Connecticut Sun did not look like the team with the worst record in the WNBA. Candice Dupree and DeWanna Bonner scored 22 points each as the Mercury beat Connecticut 76-68 Saturday night, handing the Sun their seventh straight loss. ''The whole game I'm thinking, we can'...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Dupree helps Mercury move to 3-0 with Pennell at helm

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree scored 16 points in less than three quarters and the Phoenix Mercury won their third straight game under interim coach Russ Pennell, beating the Indiana Fever 75-58 Wednesday night. Dupree had 14 in the first half and a jumper during a key third-quarter stretch before sustaining a minor knee injury with 3:28 left in the period. She didn't return, but...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury's Dupree gets 1-game suspension for ref contact

NEW YORK -- Phoenix forward Candice Dupree was suspended one game by the WNBA for making contact with an official during the Mercury's game against Indiana on Saturday. Dupree will serve her suspension Friday night when Phoenix hosts the Los Angeles Sparks. The contact with official Lamont Simpson occurred with 1:48 left in the second quarter, and Dupree was given a technical...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury forward Dupree has knee surgery

PHOENIX Phoenix Mercury forward Candice Dupree underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on her left knee on Tuesday and could miss the remainder of the season. The procedure was performed by Dr. Evan Lederman in Phoenix. Recovery time is estimated at six to eight weeks. The Mercury will resume their season after the Summer Olympics on Aug. 16. The season concludes on Sept. 23...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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