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Sun squander 21-point lead, hold off Mercury 96-94



Posted Jun 20 2010 8:43PM

PHOENIX(AP) Tina Charles scored 24 points, including the deciding free throws with 1:17 left, and grabbed 12 rebounds to lift Connecticut past the Phoenix Mercury 96-94 on Sunday after the Sun blew a 21-point third-quarter lead.

Sandrine Gruda had 21 points, Renee Montgomery scored 19 and Kelsey Griffin grabbed 11 rebounds to help Connecticut (8-3) win for the fifth time in six games. Charles' double-double was the eighth of her rookie season.

Diana Taurasi scored 24 points and Penny Taylor had 23 to lead the defending champion Mercury (5-7), losers of two straight. Nicole Ohlde added 11 points.

The teams traded points after DeWanna Bonner completed a three-point play to tie the score at 90-all with 3:25 left. Bonner made two free throws to tie the score for the last time with 1:31 to go, missing two with 29.9 seconds left.

Connecticut didn't get a shot off on the ensuing possession, and Phoenixs Temeka Johnson missed a 16-footer in the final seconds.

Charles' jumper gave Connecticut an 84-63 lead with 45.9 seconds left in the third quarter, but the Sun missed eight of their next nine shots.

Ohlde's layup 14 seconds later started the Mercury's 24-2 run that gave them an 87-86 lead on Taylor's two free throws with 4:53 left in the game. Taurasi had nine points during the spurt and Taylor seven, but neither scored again.

Anete Jekabsone-Zogota made two free throws with 4:16 left to end Connecticut's scoring drought, and Gruda made a jumper - the Sun's first field goal of the quarter - 30 seconds later to take a 90-87 lead.

The Sun led 53-43 at the break, but missed nine of their first 12 shots of the third quarter as the Mercury pulled to 60-58 on Johnson's running jumper with 5:25 left in the period.

Montgomery made three 3s during an 18-1 run that gave Connecticut an 81-61 lead 1:41 left in the third.

Connecticut improved to 4-0 against the Western Conference, which has only one team above .500 - league-best Seattle. The Sun won at Phoenix for the first time since June 25, 2005.


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Sun
Mercury
     
    • 46.3%

    • 45.1%

    • 55.6%

    • 30.0%

    • 55.6%

    • 82.8%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CON PHO
Total Rebounds 6 7
Offensive Rebounds 15 7
Turnovers 8 8
Fast Break Pts: 2 13
Biggest Lead: 21 1
Points in the Paint: 28 40
CON PHO
p Charles   24 Taurasi   24
rb Charles   12 Ohlde   7
a Lawson   5 Taylor   4
s White   2 Taurasi   2
b Charles   1 3 players   1
 
  • 06/20 - CON 96 @ PHO 94
  • 06/25 - PHO 79 @ CON 82
Connecticut Sun (8-3)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Jones F 25:00 4-13 0-0 0-0 -11 1 6 7 3 4 1 2 0 1 8
S. Gruda F-C 32:02 9-14 1-2 2-5 -9 2 1 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 21
T. Charles C 32:59 9-17 0-0 6-9 +14 4 8 12 1 5 1 1 1 0 24
A. Jekabsone-Zogota G 20:43 3-10 1-5 2-2 -6 1 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 9
K. Lawson G 20:10 2-5 2-3 0-0 -22 0 2 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 6
K. Griffin   20:25 1-3 0-0 0-0 +4 3 8 11 2 1 1 1 0 1 2
D. Walker   09:20 1-6 0-0 0-2 +8 2 2 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 2
R. Montgomery   19:50 7-12 5-7 0-0 +24 2 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 19
T. White   19:31 2-2 1-1 0-0 +8 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 5
K. Gardin DNP - Coach's Decision
A. Hightower DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 38-82 10-18 10-18   15 30 45 22 20 6 8 1 3 96
  46.3% 55.6% 55.6%   team rebs: 6 total to: 9
Phoenix Mercury (5-7)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Taylor F 34:02 8-15 2-4 5-5 +9 1 5 6 4 4 0 3 0 0 23
C. Dupree F 27:30 4-6 0-1 0-0 +13 0 5 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 8
T. Smith C 22:54 3-6 0-3 1-2 -16 2 3 5 0 4 0 0 1 0 7
D. Taurasi G-F 35:28 7-19 2-4 8-9 +3 0 6 6 3 2 2 2 0 0 24
T. Johnson G 32:37 3-10 1-5 1-2 -8 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 8
D. Bonner   23:13 3-8 1-3 7-9 -15 3 3 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 14
N. Ohlde   20:18 3-6 0-0 2-2 +3 1 6 7 1 3 0 0 1 1 8
K. Swanier   03:59 1-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
S. Holmes DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Lilley DNP - Coach's Decision
B. Smith DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   200 32-71 6-20 24-29   7 31 38 13 17 3 8 3 1 94
  45.1% 30.0% 82.8%   team rebs: 7 total to: 8

inactive

  • Sun: --
  • Mercury: --

technical fouls

  • Sun: --
  • Mercury: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 6
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #18 Kurt Walker, #21 Byron Jarrett, #4 Sue Blauch
  • Attendance: 6068
  • Duration: 1:50
Connecticut Sun (8-3) Phoenix Mercury (5-7)
Start of 1st Qtr
  10:00  
  09:57 Taylor Jump Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:57  
Charles Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:32
[CON 2-0]
 
  09:17
[PHO 2-2]
Taylor Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  09:06
[CON 4-2]
 
  08:53
[PHO 5-4]
Johnson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Dupree (1 AST) 
Charles Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:41
[CON 6-5]
 
  08:28
[PHO 7-6]
Taurasi Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gruda 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  08:12
[CON 9-7]
 
  07:57 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:56  
Charles Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lawson (1 AST)  07:46
[CON 11-7]
 
  07:30 Taurasi Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Jones (1 ST) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  07:25  
Gruda Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:24  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  07:21  
  07:20 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Lawson Foul : Personal (1 PF)  07:07  
  06:53
[PHO 9-11]
Taylor Running Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Jones Jump Bank Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gruda (1 AST)  06:37
[CON 13-9]
 
  06:21 Dupree Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Charles (1 ST) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  06:11  
  06:10 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:05
[PHO 11-13]
Taurasi Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Charles (1 AST)  05:44
[CON 16-11]
 
Charles Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  05:34  
  05:34 Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  05:34 Team Rebound 
  05:34
[PHO 12-16]
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota 3pt Shot: Missed  05:24  
  05:23 Taylor Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Jones Foul : Personal (1 PF)  05:23  
Jones Substitution replaced by Griffin  05:23  
  05:23 Taylor Substitution replaced by Bonner 
  05:12
[PHO 14-16]
Dupree Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lawson (2 AST)  04:54
[CON 18-14]
 
  04:46
[PHO 17-18]
Taurasi 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  04:36 Smith Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Timeout : Official  04:36  
Charles Substitution replaced by Walker  04:36  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Montgomery  04:36  
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  04:25
[CON 20-17]
 
  04:05 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Walker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:05  
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Jekabsone-Zogota (1 AST)  03:50
[CON 23-17]
 
  03:30 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:29  
Walker Jump Shot: Missed  03:14  
  03:13 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:06 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Walker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:04  
  02:57 Taurasi Foul : Personal (1 PF) 
Gruda Substitution replaced by Charles  02:57  
Jekabsone-Zogota Substitution replaced by White  02:57  
  02:57 Dupree Substitution replaced by Taylor 
  02:57 Taurasi Substitution replaced by Ohlde 
Charles Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  02:47  
  02:46 Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
White Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  02:41  
  02:41
[PHO 18-23]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  02:41
[PHO 19-23]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Charles Turnaround Bank shot: Made (8 PTS)  02:29
[CON 25-19]
 
  02:11 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:10  
Walker Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (1 AST)  02:03
[CON 27-19]
 
  01:49
[PHO 22-27]
Bonner 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Ohlde (1 AST) 
  01:27 Ohlde Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Walker Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:27  
Team Rebound  01:27  
Walker Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  01:27  
  01:27 Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:14 Taylor Foul : Offensive (1 PF) 
  01:14 Taylor Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Charles Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  00:59.9  
  00:58.9 Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:51.9 Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:50.9 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:49.1
[PHO 24-27]
Smith Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:42.2
[CON 30-24]
 
  00:28.9 Ohlde Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:27.9 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  00:18.8 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:18.3  
Montgomery Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:04.1
[CON 32-24]
 
  00:00.9 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Qtr
Connecticut Sun (8-3) Phoenix Mercury (5-7)
Start of 2nd QtrBack to Top
Montgomery Layup Shot: Missed  09:44  
Montgomery Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:43  
Ohlde Violation:Kicked Ball  09:36  
Gruda 3pt Shot: Missed  09:24  
  09:23 Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:14 Taurasi 3pt Shot: Missed 
White Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:13  
Charles Hook Shot: Missed  09:00  
  08:59 Ohlde Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:56 Johnson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Jones (1 AST)  08:40
[CON 34-24]
 
  08:29 Bonner Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:28  
Charles Jump Shot: Missed  08:19  
  08:18 Ohlde Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Gruda Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  08:10  
White Substitution replaced by Jekabsone-Zogota  08:10  
Montgomery Substitution replaced by Lawson  08:10  
  08:10
[PHO 25-34]
Ohlde Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  08:10
[PHO 26-34]
Ohlde Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Jones Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  07:53  
  07:52 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:45
[PHO 28-34]
Taylor Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Jones Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  07:45  
  07:45
[PHO 29-34]
Taylor Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lawson (3 AST)  07:30
[CON 37-29]
 
  07:19 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Gruda Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:18  
Jones Jump Shot: Missed Block: Ohlde (1 BLK)  07:03  
  07:01 Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:55 Taylor 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:54 Ohlde Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  06:53
[PHO 31-37]
Ohlde Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Lawson (4 AST)  06:35
[CON 39-31]
 
  06:12 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:11  
Jekabsone-Zogota Jump Shot: Missed  06:06  
Charles Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:05  
  06:05 Johnson Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Jones Substitution replaced by Griffin  06:05  
  06:05 Johnson Substitution replaced by Smith 
  06:05 Ohlde Substitution replaced by Swanier 
Charles Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  06:05
[CON 40-31]
 
Charles Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  06:05
[CON 41-31]
 
  05:52
[PHO 33-41]
Taylor Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  05:33 Taurasi Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
  05:33 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:33 Smith Substitution replaced by Dupree 
  05:33 Dupree Substitution replaced by Smith 
  05:33 Taurasi Substitution replaced by Dupree 
  05:33 Bonner Substitution replaced by Taurasi 
Charles Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:33  
Team Rebound  05:33  
Charles Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  05:33
[CON 42-33]
 
  05:13 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:11  
Gruda Foul : Offensive (2 PF)  04:58  
Gruda Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  04:58  
Charles Substitution replaced by Walker  04:58  
  04:45
[PHO 35-42]
Taurasi Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota 3pt Shot: Missed  04:29  
Griffin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:28  
Jekabsone-Zogota 3pt Shot: Missed  04:24  
Griffin Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  04:23  
Griffin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  04:23  
Gruda Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  04:23  
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Lawson (5 AST)  04:17
[CON 44-35]
 
  03:58
[PHO 38-44]
Taylor 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Dupree (2 AST) 
Walker Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  03:35  
  03:34 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Gruda Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  03:26  
  03:26
[PHO 39-44]
Taurasi Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Gruda Substitution replaced by Charles  03:26  
  03:26
[PHO 40-44]
Taurasi Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Walker Jump Shot: Missed  03:13  
Walker Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:11  
Walker Layup Shot: Missed  03:09  
Charles Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  03:08  
Charles Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:08
[CON 46-40]
 
  03:08 Swanier Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
Jekabsone-Zogota Substitution replaced by White  03:08  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Montgomery  03:08  
Charles Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  03:08  
Montgomery Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  03:08  
Griffin Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Walker (1 AST)  02:58
[CON 48-40]
 
  02:45
[PHO 42-48]
Swanier Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
White 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Walker (2 AST)  02:32
[CON 51-42]
 
  02:24 Taylor Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  02:23  
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Missed  02:16  
Walker Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  02:14  
Walker Layup Shot: Missed  02:12  
  02:11 Swanier Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:07 Swanier Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Montgomery (1 ST) 
  02:06 Taylor Foul : Personal (2 PF) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:06  
  02:06 Smith Substitution replaced by Bonner 
  02:06 Swanier Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Walker Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  01:54  
  01:41 Taylor 3pt Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  01:40  
Charles Jump Shot: Missed  01:24  
Charles Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  01:23  
Charles Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Taurasi (1 ST)  01:20  
  01:08 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:08 Team Rebound 
  01:06 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  01:05  
Dupree Violation:Kicked Ball  00:56.0  
Charles Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:45.2
[CON 53-42]
 
Montgomery Foul : Personal (1 PF)  00:27.6  
Walker Foul : Personal (1 PF)  00:18.9  
  00:18.9
[PHO 43-53]
Johnson Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  00:18.9 Johnson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  00:17.9  
Team Timeout : Regular  00:13.8  
Walker Substitution replaced by Jekabsone-Zogota  00:13.8  
  00:13.8 Johnson Substitution replaced by Ohlde 
Jekabsone-Zogota 3pt Shot: Missed  00:02.9  
  00:01.9 Dupree Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:00.1 Dupree 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Qtr
Connecticut Sun (8-3) Phoenix Mercury (5-7)
Start of 3rd QtrBack to Top
Jekabsone-Zogota Layup Shot: Missed  09:46  
Charles Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  09:45  
Charles Layup Shot: Missed  09:43  
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  09:42  
Jones Layup Shot: Missed  09:40  
Jekabsone-Zogota Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  09:39  
Jekabsone-Zogota Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  09:37
[CON 55-43]
 
Charles Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  09:31  
  09:31
[PHO 44-55]
Taylor Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  09:31
[PHO 45-55]
Taylor Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  09:18  
  09:17 Team Rebound 
  09:06
[PHO 47-55]
Dupree Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Taylor (1 AST) 
Jones Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Taurasi (2 ST)  08:46  
  08:41
[PHO 49-55]
Taylor Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:37  
Charles Jump Shot: Missed  08:23  
  08:22 Dupree Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:09 Taylor Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:08  
Jones Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gruda (2 AST)  07:53
[CON 57-49]
 
  07:42
[PHO 51-57]
Dupree Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Taurasi (1 AST) 
Gruda Hook Shot: Missed  07:26  
  07:25 Taylor Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:18 Taylor Layup Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:17  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS)  07:09
[CON 60-51]
 
Lawson Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  06:53  
  06:53
[PHO 52-60]
Taurasi Free Throw 1 of 3 (12 PTS) 
  06:53
[PHO 53-60]
Taurasi Free Throw 2 of 3 (13 PTS) 
  06:53
[PHO 54-60]
Taurasi Free Throw 3 of 3 (14 PTS) 
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  06:40  
  06:39 Taylor Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  06:26
[PHO 56-60]
Smith Jump Bank Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Johnson (1 AST) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  06:04  
  06:03 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  05:56 Taurasi Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Jekabsone-Zogota Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:55  
Charles Jump Shot: Missed  05:39  
  05:38 Dupree Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  05:25
[PHO 58-60]
Johnson Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Charles Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Jones (2 AST)  05:07
[CON 62-58]
 
  05:07 Dupree Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  05:07 Taurasi Substitution replaced by Bonner 
Gruda Substitution replaced by Montgomery  05:07  
Jekabsone-Zogota Substitution replaced by White  05:07  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Griffin  05:07  
Charles Free Throw 1 of 1 (18 PTS)  05:07
[CON 63-58]
 
  04:54 Taylor Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Griffin (1 ST) 
Griffin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Johnson (1 ST)  04:52  
  04:46 Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:45 Taylor Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:32
[PHO 60-63]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Taylor (2 AST) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Jones (3 AST)  04:12
[CON 66-60]
 
  04:00 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:4 Def:5)  03:59  
Jones Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:43
[CON 68-60]
 
  03:32 Taylor Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:White (1 ST) 
  03:32 Taylor Foul : Personal (3 PF) 
Jones Substitution replaced by Gruda  03:32  
  03:32 Taylor Substitution replaced by Taurasi 
Montgomery Jump Bank Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:18
[CON 70-60]
 
Charles Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  03:12  
  03:12 Dupree Substitution replaced by Ohlde 
  03:12
[PHO 61-70]
Taurasi Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  03:12 Taurasi Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:11  
Charles Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (2 AST)  03:04
[CON 72-61]
 
  03:04 Smith Foul : Shooting (2 PF) 
Charles Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  03:04  
  03:02 Ohlde Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Griffin Foul : Personal (1 PF)  02:51  
  02:42 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  02:41  
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Griffin (1 AST)  02:32
[CON 75-61]
 
  02:21 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
  02:20 Bonner Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:17 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  02:16  
Gruda Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (3 AST)  02:05
[CON 77-61]
 
  02:05 Smith Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Gruda Free Throw 1 of 1 (16 PTS)  02:05
[CON 78-61]
 
  02:05 Team Timeout : Short 
  01:58 Ohlde Jump Shot: Missed Block: Charles (1 BLK) 
Charles Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  01:56  
Gruda Layup Shot: Missed  01:49  
Griffin Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  01:48  
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Griffin (2 AST)  01:42
[CON 81-61]
 
  01:27 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:26 Bonner Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  01:24
[PHO 63-81]
Bonner Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  01:05 Smith Foul : Shooting (4 PF) 
Gruda Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:05  
Team Rebound  01:05  
  01:05 Smith Substitution replaced by Dupree 
Gruda Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  01:05
[CON 82-63]
 
  00:52.9 Taurasi Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:White (2 ST) 
Charles Jump Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (4 AST)  00:45.9
[CON 84-63]
 
  00:31.9
[PHO 65-84]
Ohlde Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bonner (1 AST) 
Montgomery Layup Shot: Missed  00:16.9  
  00:15.9 Ohlde Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  00:09.5
[PHO 67-84]
Johnson Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
End of 3rd Qtr
Connecticut Sun (8-3) Phoenix Mercury (5-7)
Start of 4th QtrBack to Top
  09:49 Dupree Layup Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:48  
Griffin Jump Shot: Missed  09:35  
  09:34 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  09:17
[PHO 70-84]
Taylor 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Taurasi (2 AST) 
White Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  09:02  
Jones Foul : Shooting (3 PF)  08:53  
  08:53
[PHO 71-84]
Taurasi Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  08:53
[PHO 72-84]
Taurasi Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
White Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  08:33
[CON 86-72]
 
  08:21
[PHO 74-86]
Dupree Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Taylor (3 AST) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  08:04  
  08:03 Taurasi Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  07:53
[PHO 77-86]
Taurasi 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Dupree (3 AST) 
Instant Replay - Support Ruling  07:53  
Gruda Jump Shot: Missed  07:35  
  07:34 Taylor Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  07:29
[PHO 79-86]
Taurasi Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Taylor (4 AST) 
Gruda Jump Shot: Missed  07:08  
  07:07 Taylor Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  07:00 Taurasi 3pt Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:3 Def:8)  07:00  
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  06:41  
  06:40 Dupree Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:34
[PHO 81-86]
Taylor Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Taurasi (3 AST) 
White Turnover : Discontinue Dribble (2 TO)  06:10  
Griffin Substitution replaced by Charles  06:10  
White Substitution replaced by Jekabsone-Zogota  06:10  
  06:10 Johnson Substitution replaced by Bonner 
Charles Foul : Shooting (4 PF)  05:56  
  05:56 Timeout : Official 
  05:56
[PHO 82-86]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  05:56
[PHO 83-86]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota Jump Shot: Missed  05:39  
  05:38 Dupree Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  05:29
[PHO 85-86]
Taurasi Jump Shot: Made (24 PTS) 
Jones Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  05:09  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Montgomery  05:09  
Jones Foul : Shooting (4 PF)  04:53  
  04:53
[PHO 86-86]
Taylor Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
  04:53
[PHO 87-86]
Taylor Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  04:30  
  04:28 Ohlde Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:20 Taurasi Jump Shot: Missed 
Jekabsone-Zogota Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:19  
  04:16 Taylor Foul : Shooting (4 PF) 
Jekabsone-Zogota Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  04:16
[CON 87-87]
 
Jekabsone-Zogota Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  04:16
[CON 88-87]
 
  04:00 Ohlde Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  03:59  
Gruda Jump Bank Shot: Made (19 PTS)  03:46
[CON 90-87]
 
  03:25
[PHO 89-90]
Bonner Driving Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) 
Jekabsone-Zogota Foul : Shooting (1 PF)  03:25  
  03:25 Dupree Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  03:25
[PHO 90-90]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 1 (12 PTS) 
Gruda Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Jekabsone-Zogota (2 AST)  03:11
[CON 92-90]
 
  02:59
[PHO 92-92]
Ohlde Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
  02:39 Bonner Foul : Shooting (1 PF) 
  02:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
Jekabsone-Zogota Substitution replaced by White  02:39  
Gruda Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:39  
Team Rebound  02:39  
Gruda Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:39  
  02:38 Bonner Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  02:15 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  02:14  
  02:14 Ohlde Foul : Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Jones Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: White (1 AST)  01:54
[CON 94-92]
 
  01:33 Taylor Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:32 Bonner Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
Charles Foul : Personal (5 PF)  01:31  
  01:31
[PHO 93-94]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  01:31
[PHO 94-94]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  01:17 Ohlde Foul : Shooting (3 PF) 
Charles Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS)  01:17
[CON 95-94]
 
Charles Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS)  01:17
[CON 96-94]
 
  01:06 Taurasi Layup Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  01:04  
Montgomery Jump Shot: Missed Block: Johnson (1 BLK)  00:41.9  
Team Rebound  00:41.6  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  00:41.6  
White Foul : Shooting (2 PF)  00:29.9  
Team Timeout : Short  00:29.9  
  00:29.9 Johnson Substitution replaced by Dupree 
  00:29.9 Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:29.9 Team Rebound 
  00:29.9 Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Charles Rebound (Off:4 Def:8)  00:29.6  
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Missed  00:06.9  
  00:05.9 Ohlde Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  00:04.3 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:04.3 Dupree Substitution replaced by Johnson 
  00:00.0 Johnson Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Qtr
broadcast information
country channel time
usa -- NBA TV National 6:00 pm ET
-- FSA Local 6:00 pm ET
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CON
5th East
17
17
4-6
12-5
5-12
PHO
2nd West
15
19
4-6
9-8
6-11
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CON
Charles 19.3
Charles 10.3
Montgomery 4.0
Charles 4.0
2 players 1.7
PHO
Johnson 21.0
Paris 9.0
2 players 4.0
5 players 1.0
Johnson 3.0
Storm Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .445 .
FT% .793 .
Points 81.8 NaN
Rebounds 36.3 NaN
Assists 18.7 NaN
Steals 8.3 NaN
Blocks 3.8 NaN
3-Point % .369 .
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Dream Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .444 .
FT% .709 .
Points 85.4 NaN
Rebounds 38.8 NaN
Assists 19.6 NaN
Steals 8.9 NaN
Blocks 4.1 NaN
3-Point % .289 .
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Composite Box Score updated through Game 0
Seattle Storm (0-0)
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Atlanta Dream (0-0)
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