2021 Phoenix Mercury regular season

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Nice win tonight, largely because Kia Nurse was finally benched. It's time to cut our losses, release Nurse and just acknowledge that trade as horrendous.
I’m not ready to give up on her after 1/2 season but I agree with you that the trade right now does not look good at all. She was supposed to take the next step this year (especially with Hartley still out) and instead has played like absolute crap. Biggest disappointment for me this season for sure.

pleasantly surprised we beat the Aces tonight.
 

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I’m not ready to give up on her after 1/2 season but I agree with you that the trade right now does not look good at all. She was supposed to take the next step this year (especially with Hartley still out) and instead has played like absolute crap. Biggest disappointment for me this season for sure.

pleasantly surprised we beat the Aces tonight.

It's pretty darn clear Nurse would rather be on the east coast or west coast. Her mind is on her other endeavors, and she is just going through the motions.

Cardinal Rule Number One for any GM: Never trade for a player who doesn't want to play for your team or be in your city.
 

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Mercury playing hard tonight and are hanging with the Storm. BG is playing aggressive which is always a plus.

Sue Bird is my fave non Mercury player. Love watching her play, hate that she’s on a team from Seattle
 

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I’m at the game too so my streak of 9 straight losing home games is on the line. Let’s hope that breaks tonight!
 

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Another impressive win, and another game where Peddy plays more minutes than Nurse.

Hmmm...
 

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She missed what 2-3 lay ups towards the end of the game? Easily could have been 30 points. I like she is starting to use her size to play bully ball down low.
 
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