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At the half, the Mercury lead 42-35. DeWanna Bonner leading the way with 18 points and has 7 rebounds.

Seattle had brought it to within 1 point, but Phoenix opened it up again.
 

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The Mercury are up by 4 at the end of 3 quarters. Diana, playing Point Guard, has no points. But we know what she can do in the 4th quarter.
 

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Sometimes I forget im 6'8- Griner

I'm sorry what? That's like Shaq saying you know sometimes I forget im just bigger and stronger than everybody else.
 

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Mercury demolish Seattle 86-66, outscoring them 26-10 in the 4th quarter. Game 4 in Phoenix Sunday at 2:00 PM on ESPN2.

Bonner with 27 points and 11 rebounds. Griner with 21 points and 11 rebounds. And Yvonne Turner, starting due to injury, with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.

Taurasi with 8 points (all in the 4th quarter), 7 rebounds and 3 assists. 'Great to see a big 3 come through with Diana not a factor tonight.
 
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Oh, jeez. The Mercury are down 31-16 after the 1st quarter in this possible elimination game.

Taurasi is getting swarmed and has still not scored. She has eight points in the past five quarters.

I hate to be pessimistic, but is her age catching up with her at this point of the season?
 

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And Diana with two quick baskets to start the 2nd quarter. Yesssss.

She's up to ten points and Seattle's lead is down to 10 with 2:03 to go in the 1st half.
 
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Brianna Stewart hits her teammate Sue Bird in the nose and she has gone into the Seattle locker room. She has broken her nose multiple times.
 

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Mercury just aren’t hitting our shots. Seattle was up to 71% FG at one point. I fully expect us to go on a run. This game is winnable, especially with Sue being out. Need to step up our D tho.
 

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It is down to this. The Mercury down by 5 at the end of the 3rd quarter. With Sue Bird out injured so far, even down by a few, this is the Mercury game to lose.

And Sue Bird is back on the bench, but with a broken nose.

It is a 1-point game.
 

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This has certainly been an entertaining playoff run. These last few minutes are going to be intense!
 

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THERE WILL BE A GAME 5. In Seattle. What a game by Brittney Griner!

Seattle couldn't get off a shot to tie. The Mercury win 86-84.
 

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Atmosphere at the game for that last possession was electric. I am hoarse from screaming all game. Bring on game 5!
 

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Here are the stats.

Griner.....29 points & 10 rebounds
Bonner....27 points & 8 rebounds
Taurasi....16/4/5

The rest of the team with 14 points (9 by January).

Realistically, it's going to be tough in Seattle. Here's hoping!
 

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DOH!

Game is at 10PM EST.

I was going to watch. Have fun, seems like it has been a CRAZY series.
 

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WATCHING THE GOAT!!!!! Hoping Griner just gained the mentality to carry the team after last game! :)
 

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26-22 Mercury after a fast paced 1st quarter to see who advances to play Washington in the Finals.

The Mercury has to watch its fouls.
 

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Mercury playing well. Refs with a horrible call on DT at the end there. Nice to see Turner stepping up. I love Little’s defense and rebounding.
 
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