Mercury edge Shock to win fifth straight

By The Sports Network
June 29, 2014 - 7:03pm

Tulsa, OK ( - Brittney Griner scored 21 points and blocked a
league record 11 shots as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock, 80-77, on

Penny Taylor scored 17 points for Phoenix, while Diana Taurasi and DeWanna Bonner added 14 points apiece. Taurasi also had eight assists.

Griner set the WNBA all-time record for blocks in a game, edging the mark of 10 shared by Margo Dydek and Lisa Leslie.

Glory Johnson, Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins all had 16 points for Tulsa, combining to shoot 24-of-25 from the free throw line. Diggins had the lone miss in 13 attempts from the stripe,