Glory Johnson Shines, But The Shock Lose To Phoenix
By John Moss
Diana Taurasi scored 29 points, and DeWanna Bonner had 23 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Tulsa Shock 108-103 in overtime Sunday.Candice DuPree added 20 points and 10 rebounds, rookie Britney Griner finished with 16 points, and Charde Houston had 10 for the Mercury (3-3).Glory Johnson had career-best 32 points for Tulsa (1-7). Riquna Williams added a career-high 28, hitting six 3-pointers, and rookie Skylar Diggins had a season-best 22.The second half featured eight ties and 11 lead changes before Taurasi took over, scoring eight points in the overtime period.Tulsa stays in town for its next two games: they host Chicago Thursday at 11:30AM, followed Seattle on Saturday night at 7:30PM.
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