The Phoenix Mercury are one win away from the WNBA Finals after defeating the Las Vegas Aces 87-60 on Sunday to go up 2-1 in the semifinal series.
Brianna Turner led the Mercury with a career-high 23 points, shooting 64.3 percent from the field while adding 17 rebounds for her 13th career double-double.
.@_Breezy_Briii IS IN HER BAG 👜Turner dropped a career-high 17 PTS in the first half 🔥📺 ABC pic.twitter.com/d0Bv4AxhAr— WNBA (@WNBA) October 3, 2021
.@_Breezy_Briii IS IN HER BAG 👜Turner dropped a career-high 17 PTS in the first half 🔥📺 ABC pic.twitter.com/d0Bv4AxhAr
Brittney Griner also dominated down low, adding 18 points, 11 rebounds and four assists and helping Phoenix hold the Aces’ offense to just 60 points.
The Mercury controlled the boards as well, out-rebounding Las Vegas 58-29 for their most rebounds in a game this season.
Next up: Phoenix can lock up a spot in the WNBA Finals with a win over the Aces in Wednesday’s Game 4 at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN.