2016 Mercury Season Thread

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    Ughhhhh another tough, close loss tonight. We are now 0-4 to start the season.

    Griner was in foul trouble all game. Penny Taylor came to play in the second half and single handedly brought us back into the game. Unfortunately, Bonner missed a free throw to tie it up with 24 seconds and that was the game.

    Questionable calls by the refs, too, which certainly didn't help.
     
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    Griner looked lost out there - but a couple of those fouls on her were BS.


    The bald ref was awful - letting Maya Moore get away with lowering her head and charging, but every time the Mercury started to make a run, he derailed it with an awful call.
     
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    2 game win streak :)
     
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    Great win tonight. Mercury were down all game (biggest deficit was 14 points, I think) but they came back to win it. Diana T and Bonner took control in the second half.
     
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    Saturday nights loss was killer. We were up by about 14 at one point and the Wings (such a horrible team name) came back to force OT. And another OT (after we were leading by 7). Some pretty crappy losses at home. My in person attendance record this far is 1-3. Ugh.
     
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    Congrats to Diana Taurasi on her 7,000 career point tonight. Mercury win, too.
     
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    Absolutely!

    I must say I am disappointed in how Griner has not turned into the presence in the middle we expected. She has not learned how to stay out of foul trouble. Her scoring, rebounding and blocking are inconsistent. And it is negatively affecting the rest of the team.

    She has shown that in her personal life, she acts like a flake. I guess it represents Brittney's professional career as well.
     
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    Great win against LA last night. The Merc are 2-0 since coming back from the Olympic break. Keep it up!
     
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    Alex and I went to the game on Friday they crushed Dallas
     
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    I was there, too! Too bad I missed ya.
     
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    No doubt
     
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    Mercury win again tonight over Indiana
     
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    They are on a nice little run.
     
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    Even more than on a nice little run, since the break, they are playing as we expected since the end of last season. It is good to see.
     

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