Mercury hand Mystics third straight loss

By The Sports Network
June 10, 2014 - 9:03pm

Washington, DC ( - Brittney Griner scored 20 points and
helped key a third-quarter run that lifted the Phoenix Mercury to an 81-66 win
over the Washington Mystics Tuesday at Verizon Center.

Both Griner and Candice Dupree had four points during a 10-0 Phoenix surge to open the second half, with the sequence snapping a 37-37 tie at halftime.

The Mystics pulled within 58-53 late in the third quarter, but the Mercury answered with an 8-1 push that Dupree capped with a short hook with 6:14 to