Storm top Mercury; Griner hurt

By The Sports Network
August 7, 2013 - 1:03am

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Tanisha Wright and Tina Thompson each scored 19
points to power the Seattle Storm to an 80-65 win over the Phoenix Mercury
Tuesday night at US Airways Center.

Shekinna Stricklen tallied 13 points and Temeka Johnson scored 12 for Seattle, which moved to 3-0 this season against the Mercury. Thompson, who went 11- of-12 from the foul line, also had eight rebounds.

Candice Dupree scored 18 and DeWanna Bonner added 11 before leaving the game with a right knee sprain. Mercury center Brittney Griner had nine points and four blocks, but she injured her left ankle in the third quarter.