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Taylor and Cambage help Australia beat Canada 80-67

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Penny Taylor scored 19 points and Liz Cambage added 16 to help Australia beat Canada 80-67 in an exhibition game Wednesday night at the University of Delaware. Cambage helped Australia get off to a strong start, scoring eight of her points in the first quarter as the Australians built a 29-13 lead. The Opals led by 23 before Canada rallied to 69-65 midway through...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitchell caps Mercury rally with buzzer-beating 3

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games. Monique Currie's 3-pointer with 2:47 remaining gave Phoenix its first lead of the second half at 73-72. After five straight points by Connecticut, Brittney Griner made a layup and DeWanna...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Mercury rally past Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 81-80 victory over Connecticut on Thursday night, extending the Sun's losing streak to six games. Monique Currie's 3-pointer with 2:47 remaining gave Phoenix its first lead of the second half at 73-72. After five straight points by Connecticut, Brittney Griner made a layup and DeWanna...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell's 3 lifts Mercury to OT win over Sparks

LOS ANGELES -- Leilani Mitchell hit a 3-pointer from the baseline with 3.9 seconds left and the Phoenix Mercury edged the Los Angeles Sparks 94-91 in overtime on Sunday. Candice Dupree passed to Mitchell who hit the game-winner as the Sparks defense collapsed on Brittney Griner. After a timeout, the Sparks were unable to get off a final shot after Erin Phillips appeared to dribble...
Via Associated Press
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Phoenix Mercury begin restocking roster with 6 signings

PHOENIX -- The Diana Taurasi-less Phoenix Mercury have begun the process of restocking their roster with the addition of six free agents: Veterans Monique Curry, Noelle Quinn, Leilani Mitchell and Jasmine James and Australian imports Cayla Francis and Tess Madgen. Taurasi announced earlier this week that she would be taking the WNBA season off and returning to the Mercury in 2016...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury sign guards Mitchell, Jones

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday signed free agent guards Leilani Mitchell and Jasmine James. Mitchell has spent all six seasons of her WNBA career with the New York Liberty and owns career averages of 5.4 points, 2.8 assists and 2.0 rebounds. "Leilani is a veteran guard who will fit in with the style of our team," Mercury General Manager Jim Pitman said. "When you combine...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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