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Posted Sep 13 2012 12:56AM

PHOENIX (AP) Kara Lawson had a career-high 30 points to lead the Connecticut Sun to a 100-78 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday night.

Mistie Mims added 15 points and nine rebounds for Connecticut (22-8), which leads Indiana by 1 1/2 games for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Lawson also had eight rebounds and seven assists.

DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Mercury (7-22).

Connecticut scored 13 consecutive points late in the third quarter to take a 67-56 lead after trailing the entire first half.

Lawson went 9 for 17 from the field, including 6 for 13 from beyond the arc.


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Sun
Mercury
     
    • 44.6%

    • 40.6%

    • 48.3%

    • 31.2%

    • 83.3%

    • 72.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CON PHO
Total Rebounds 9 15
Offensive Rebounds 12 13
Turnovers 14 16
Fast Break Pts: 13 7
Biggest Lead: 23 10
Points in the Paint: 28 38
CON PHO
p Lawson   30 Bonner   24
rb Mims   9 Bonner   10
a Lawson   7 Simon   4
s White   3 Bonner   3
b 3 players   1 Houston   2
 
  • 09/07 - PHO 91 @ CON 82
  • 09/12 - CON 100 @ PHO 78
Connecticut Sun (22-8)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
K. Greene G 17:09 5-7 0-1 4-5 +3 3 0 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 14
K. Griffin F 18:03 2-3 0-0 0-0 -4 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 4
M. Mims F 29:04 6-15 0-0 3-5 +19 5 4 9 1 3 1 3 0 1 15
A. Hightower G 21:32 1-5 0-0 0-0 +11 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 2
K. Lawson G 30:51 9-17 6-13 6-6 +20 1 7 8 7 0 1 2 1 1 30
D. McCray   24:55 4-10 3-7 2-2 +22 1 1 2 2 3 1 4 0 0 13
J. Moore   14:08 0-2 0-0 2-2 +4 1 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 2
R. Montgomery   26:44 2-8 2-5 2-2 +18 0 1 1 4 1 1 1 0 1 8
T. White   17:34 4-7 3-3 1-2 +17 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 0 12
T. Charles DND - Groin Strain
A. Jones DND - Achilles Strain
Total   200 33-74 14-29 20-24   12 17 29 20 21 8 14 3 5 100
  44.6% 48.3% 83.3%   team rebs: 9 total to: 14
Phoenix Mercury (7-22)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Bonner G-F 33:24 7-20 1-4 9-11 -14 3 7 10 2 1 3 3 0 1 24
N. Sanford F-C 29:22 3-8 0-0 4-6 -8 5 2 7 1 5 2 3 1 0 10
K. Thomas C 31:08 3-10 0-1 2-2 -22 1 8 9 0 5 0 2 0 0 8
C. Houston F 26:12 4-6 2-3 3-6 -11 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 1 13
A. Hornbuckle G 27:34 0-3 0-2 0-0 -10 1 2 3 3 3 0 3 0 0 0
D. Simon   16:33 4-8 0-1 0-0 -16 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 8
B. Gilbreath   21:04 3-6 2-5 0-0 -12 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 8
L. Kizer   14:43 2-3 0-0 3-4 -17 1 3 4 0 3 0 1 1 0 7
C. Dupree DND - Left Knee Surgery
S. Prahalis DND - Right Shoulder
D. Taurasi DNP - Coach's Decision
P. Taylor DND - Torn Left ACL
Total   200 26-64 5-16 21-29   13 25 38 12 21 6 16 5 3 78
  40.6% 31.2% 72.4%   team rebs: 15 total to: 21

inactive

  • Sun: --
  • Mercury: --

technical fouls

  • Sun: --
  • Mercury: Gilbreath

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 3
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #18 Kurt Walker, #42 Roy Gulbeyan, #49 Kevin Sparrock
  • Attendance: 5421
  • Duration: 2:06
Connecticut Sun (22-8) Phoenix Mercury (7-22)
Start of 1st Qtr
  10:00 Jump Ball Thomas vs Greene (Bonner gains possession) 
  09:45 Jump Ball Houston vs Mims (Hornbuckle gains possession) 
  09:36 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:35 Team Rebound 
  09:33 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:32 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:28 Thomas Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Mims Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:27  
Hightower Jump Shot: Missed  09:16  
  09:15 Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:06
[PHO 2-0]
Houston Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  08:51 Thomas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Mims Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:51
[CON 1-2]
 
Mims Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:51  
Greene Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:51  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  08:44  
Griffin Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:41  
  08:41 Jump Ball Hornbuckle vs Griffin (Hightower gains possession) 
Greene 3pt Shot: Missed  08:35  
  08:35 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:18
[PHO 4-1]
Bonner Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Houston (1 AST) 
Griffin Jump Shot: Missed  07:58  
  07:57 Sanford Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Hightower Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  07:41  
Team Timeout : Regular  07:41  
  07:41
[PHO 5-1]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  07:41
[PHO 6-1]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Hightower Jump Shot: Missed Block: Houston (1 BLK)  07:21  
  07:19 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:10
[PHO 8-1]
Sanford Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mims Hook Shot: Missed  06:57  
  06:56 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:51 Houston 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:50  
Lawson Step Back Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:32
[CON 3-8]
 
  06:10
[PHO 10-3]
Houston Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Greene Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  06:03
[CON 5-10]
 
  06:03 Bonner Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Greene Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  06:03
[CON 6-10]
 
  05:51
[PHO 12-6]
Sanford Jump Bank Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hornbuckle (1 AST) 
Mims Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lawson (1 AST)  05:37
[CON 8-12]
 
  05:23
[PHO 14-8]
Bonner Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Hightower Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  05:23  
  05:23
[PHO 15-8]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 1 (7 PTS) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Greene (1 AST)  05:05
[CON 11-15]
 
Greene Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF)  04:48  
  04:48 Houston Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:48 Team Rebound 
Greene Substitution replaced by McCray  04:48  
Mims Substitution replaced by Moore  04:48  
Hightower Substitution replaced by Montgomery  04:48  
  04:48 Hornbuckle Substitution replaced by Simon 
  04:48
[PHO 16-11]
Houston Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Griffin (1 AST)  04:37
[CON 14-16]
 
McCray Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  04:15  
  04:15
[PHO 17-14]
Houston Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  04:15
[PHO 18-14]
Houston Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:03  
  04:03 Houston Substitution replaced by Gilbreath 
  03:55
[PHO 20-14]
Simon Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Griffin Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lawson (2 AST)  03:49
[CON 16-20]
 
  03:30 Simon Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:McCray (1 ST) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  03:21  
  03:20 Team Rebound 
  03:12 Team Turnover : 8 Second Violation 
Griffin Substitution replaced by Mims  03:12  
Montgomery Driving Layup Shot: Missed  02:58  
  02:57 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  02:51
[PHO 23-16]
Gilbreath 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Simon (1 AST) 
  02:43 Simon Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  02:43 Sanford Substitution replaced by Kizer 
Mims Turnaround Bank shot: Missed  02:35  
  02:34 Kizer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:15 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:14  
Mims Jump Shot: Missed  02:05  
  02:04 Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  01:59 Bonner Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Lawson Substitution replaced by White  01:59  
White Jump Shot: Missed  01:44  
Mims Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:43  
White Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  01:38  
  01:38 Bonner Substitution replaced by Hornbuckle 
  01:20 Simon Jump Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:19  
McCray 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  01:08
[CON 19-23]
 
Mims Foul: Shooting (1 PF)  00:44.5  
  00:44.5 Kizer Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:44.5 Team Rebound 
  00:44.5
[PHO 24-19]
Kizer Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Missed  00:32.9  
Moore Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:31.9  
  00:31.1 Thomas Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
Moore Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:31.1
[CON 20-24]
 
Moore Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  00:31.1
[CON 21-24]
 
  00:21.1
[PHO 26-21]
Gilbreath Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Simon (2 AST) 
Mims Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  00:21.1
[CON 23-26]
 
  00:01.0 Thomas 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Qtr
Connecticut Sun (22-8) Phoenix Mercury (7-22)
Start of 2nd QtrBack to Top
Montgomery Layup Shot: Missed  09:41  
  09:40 Gilbreath Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:22
[PHO 29-23]
Bonner 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
McCray Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Bonner (1 ST)  09:06  
White Foul: Personal Take (1 PF)  09:05  
  08:48
[PHO 31-23]
Kizer Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hornbuckle (2 AST) 
  08:38 Kizer Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
McCray Substitution replaced by Lawson  08:38  
  08:38 Gilbreath Substitution replaced by Houston 
Montgomery Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Sanford (1 ST)  08:30  
  08:26
[PHO 33-23]
Bonner Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Missed  08:17  
  08:16 Sanford Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:00 Kizer Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:59 Sanford Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:58 Sanford Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Montgomery Substitution replaced by Hightower  07:58  
Mims Jump Shot: Missed  07:41  
  07:40 Bonner Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:33 Bonner Jump Bank Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:32  
  07:27 Sanford Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Lawson Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  07:27
[CON 24-33]
 
  07:27 Sanford Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Lawson Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  07:27
[CON 25-33]
 
  07:04 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  06:44  
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  06:43  
Lawson Jump Bank Shot: Made (12 PTS)  06:40
[CON 27-33]
 
  06:21 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:20 Bonner Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:17 Houston Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:White (1 ST) 
Lawson Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  06:13
[CON 29-33]
 
  06:13 Kizer Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
Lawson Free Throw 1 of 1 (15 PTS)  06:13
[CON 30-33]
 
  05:54 Bonner Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  05:54  
  05:54 Kizer Substitution replaced by Gilbreath 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  05:41  
  05:40 Gilbreath Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:25
[PHO 35-30]
Bonner Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
White Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  05:09  
Mims Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  05:08  
Mims Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gilbreath (1 BLK)  05:08  
Team Rebound  05:08  
Hightower Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:59
[CON 32-35]
 
  04:34 Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:33  
White Substitution replaced by Montgomery  04:31  
Mims Jump Shot: Missed  04:17  
Mims Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  04:16  
Mims Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  04:13  
Hightower Foul: Personal (3 PF)  04:01  
Mims Substitution replaced by Moore  04:01  
  03:56
[PHO 37-32]
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bonner (1 AST) 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  03:45  
  03:44 Bonner Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:39 Gilbreath 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:38 Houston Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Griffin Foul: Personal (1 PF)  03:20  
Hightower Substitution replaced by McCray  03:20  
  03:20 Houston Substitution replaced by Simon 
Griffin Substitution replaced by Greene  03:20  
  03:15
[PHO 39-32]
Simon Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Missed  02:54  
  02:53 Bonner Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  02:47 Thomas Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  02:47 Thomas Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  02:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:47 Thomas Substitution replaced by Sanford 
Greene Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Sanford (2 ST)  02:36  
  02:29 Hornbuckle 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:28  
  02:27 Gilbreath Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Greene Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: McCray (1 AST)  02:11
[CON 34-39]
 
Moore Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF)  01:55  
  01:55
[PHO 40-34]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  01:55
[PHO 41-34]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lawson (3 AST)  01:45
[CON 37-41]
 
  01:28 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:27 Gilbreath Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:07 Sanford Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:07 Sanford Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
Greene Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:07  
  01:07
[PHO 42-37]
Sanford Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  01:07 Hornbuckle Substitution replaced by Kizer 
  01:07
[PHO 43-37]
Sanford Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Moore Jump Shot: Missed Block: Kizer (1 BLK)  00:48.4  
Team Rebound  00:48.4  
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Sanford (1 BLK)  00:46.9  
Greene Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  00:44.9  
Greene Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  00:43.9
[CON 39-43]
 
  00:32.4
[PHO 45-39]
Simon Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lawson (4 AST)  00:23.0
[CON 42-45]
 
  00:16.0 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:16.0 Gilbreath Substitution replaced by Hornbuckle 
  00:16.0 Team 5 Sec Inbound Turnover :  
  00:01.7 Hornbuckle Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Greene Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:01.7
[CON 43-45]
 
Montgomery Substitution replaced by White  00:01.7  
Greene Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:01.7  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Qtr
Connecticut Sun (22-8) Phoenix Mercury (7-22)
Start of 3rd QtrBack to Top
Griffin Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:47
[CON 45-45]
 
  09:25 Hornbuckle Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lawson (1 ST) 
Mims Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Lawson (5 AST)  09:20
[CON 47-45]
 
  08:55 Houston Jump Shot: Missed Block: Griffin (1 BLK) 
  08:55 Team Rebound 
  08:55 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Hightower (1 AST)  08:44
[CON 50-45]
 
  08:18 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  08:03  
  07:53 Hornbuckle Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Griffin (1 ST) 
Mims Hook Shot: Missed  07:38  
  07:38 Team Rebound 
  07:20
[PHO 47-50]
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Houston (2 AST) 
  07:07 Houston Foul: Shooting (1 PF) 
Lawson Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  07:07
[CON 51-47]
 
Lawson Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  07:07
[CON 52-47]
 
  06:51 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed Block: Hightower (1 BLK) 
Hightower Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:49  
Greene Layup Shot: Missed  06:45  
  06:43 Team Rebound 
  06:30 Bonner Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:30  
Hightower Floating Jump shot: Missed  06:16  
  06:15 Hornbuckle Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:07 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:06 Sanford Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  06:06 Sanford Tip Shot: Missed 
Griffin Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:04  
Hightower Jump Shot: Missed  05:57  
  05:56 Hornbuckle Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:48
[PHO 50-52]
Houston 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Hornbuckle (3 AST) 
Greene Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bonner (2 ST)  05:41  
  05:38
[PHO 52-52]
Bonner Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
  05:25 Sanford Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Griffin Substitution replaced by McCray  05:25  
Greene Substitution replaced by Montgomery  05:25  
  05:25 Sanford Substitution replaced by Kizer 
  05:25 Hornbuckle Substitution replaced by Simon 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Missed  05:18  
  05:17 Kizer Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:59
[PHO 54-52]
Bonner Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Mims Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (1 AST)  04:49
[CON 54-54]
 
Mims Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  04:41  
  04:41  
  04:41 Houston Substitution replaced by Gilbreath 
  04:41
[PHO 55-54]
Kizer Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  04:41
[PHO 56-54]
Kizer Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Missed  04:22  
  04:21 Kizer Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:18 Kizer Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lawson (6 AST)  04:02
[CON 57-56]
 
  03:44 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  03:44  
McCray Jump Shot: Missed  03:35  
Mims Rebound (Off:4 Def:1)  03:34  
Mims Jump Bank Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:31
[CON 59-56]
 
  03:09 Gilbreath 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Lawson (1 BLK) 
Team Rebound  03:07  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (23 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (2 AST)  02:49
[CON 62-56]
 
  02:37 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:36  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  02:30  
  02:29 Simon Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:21 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
Montgomery Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:20  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (3 AST)  02:11
[CON 65-56]
 
  02:10 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:10 Thomas Substitution replaced by Sanford 
  01:55 Simon 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:54 Sanford Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  01:48 Simon Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:47 Bonner Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:47 Bonner Jump Shot: Missed 
Mims Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  01:46  
McCray Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS)  01:41
[CON 67-56]
 
  01:32
[PHO 59-67]
Gilbreath 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Simon (3 AST) 
McCray Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  01:20  
  01:20 Simon Substitution replaced by Hornbuckle 
  01:06 Gilbreath 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  01:05  
Mims Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  00:55.5  
Mims Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  00:55.5  
  00:55.5 Gilbreath Technical 
Lawson Free Throw Technical (27 PTS)  00:55.5
[CON 68-59]
 
  00:44.9 Hornbuckle Layup Shot: Missed 
Mims Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  00:43.9  
Mims Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  00:39.9  
Montgomery Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:29.8  
  00:25.9 Sanford Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:24.8 Team Rebound 
  00:23.1 Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:22.7 Kizer Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  00:19.6
[PHO 61-68]
Kizer Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  00:03.9 Sanford Foul: Shooting (3 PF) 
Montgomery Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  00:03.9
[CON 69-61]
 
Mims Substitution replaced by Moore  00:03.9  
Lawson Substitution replaced by White  00:03.9  
Montgomery Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  00:03.9
[CON 70-61]
 
  00:00.2 Hornbuckle 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.2 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Qtr
Connecticut Sun (22-8) Phoenix Mercury (7-22)
Start of 4th QtrBack to Top
Hightower Foul: Shooting (4 PF)  09:44  
  09:44 Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:44 Team Rebound 
  09:44
[PHO 62-70]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS) 
  09:38 Kizer Foul: Shooting Block (3 PF) 
McCray Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  09:38
[CON 71-62]
 
  09:38 Gilbreath Substitution replaced by Houston 
McCray Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  09:38
[CON 72-62]
 
McCray Foul: Shooting (2 PF)  09:22  
  09:22 Houston Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:22 Team Rebound 
  09:22 Houston Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  09:22 Bonner Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  09:17 Bonner 3pt Shot: Missed 
White Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:16  
Montgomery Jump Shot: Missed Block: Houston (2 BLK)  09:00  
  08:58 Bonner Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  08:53 Bonner Layup Shot: Missed 
McCray Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:52  
McCray Jump Bank Shot: Missed  08:46  
  08:45 Bonner Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
White Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF)  08:38  
  08:38 Sanford Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:38 Team Rebound 
  08:38 Kizer Substitution replaced by Thomas 
  08:38
[PHO 63-72]
Sanford Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Moore Turnover : 3 Second Violation (1 TO)  08:18  
Hightower Substitution replaced by Lawson  08:18  
  07:58 Sanford Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:57 Hornbuckle Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Moore Foul: Personal Block (2 PF)  07:55  
Moore Substitution replaced by Mims  07:55  
  07:55 Thomas Foul: Offensive (4 PF) 
  07:55 Thomas Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  07:44 Houston Foul: Shooting (2 PF) 
White Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  07:44  
Team Rebound  07:44  
White Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:44
[CON 73-63]
 
  07:24 Sanford Jump Shot: Missed 
Mims Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  07:23  
  07:23 Hornbuckle Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
White 3pt Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Mims (1 AST)  07:03
[CON 76-63]
 
White Foul: Shooting (3 PF)  06:50  
  06:50
[PHO 64-76]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
  06:50 Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  06:50  
McCray Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Bonner (3 ST)  06:42  
  06:39 Bonner Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:White (2 ST) 
White Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  06:36
[CON 78-64]
 
  06:14
[PHO 66-78]
Thomas Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Bonner (2 AST) 
White 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Lawson (7 AST)  05:59
[CON 81-66]
 
White Foul: Personal (4 PF)  05:46  
  05:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:46
[PHO 67-81]
Bonner Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS) 
  05:46
[PHO 68-81]
Bonner Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Missed  05:31  
McCray Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:30  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Made (30 PTS) Assist: McCray (2 AST)  05:26
[CON 84-68]
 
  05:09 Houston Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:White (3 ST) 
Mims Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Montgomery (4 AST)  04:58
[CON 86-68]
 
  04:58 Thomas Foul: Shooting (5 PF) 
  04:58 Bonner Substitution replaced by Gilbreath 
Mims Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  04:58  
  04:57 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:38 Thomas Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:38 Team Rebound 
McCray Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF)  04:38  
  04:38 Sanford Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:38 Team Rebound 
  04:38
[PHO 69-86]
Sanford Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Montgomery 3pt Shot: Missed  04:24  
  04:23 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  04:20 Hornbuckle Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Mims (1 ST) 
Mims Layup Shot: Missed  04:20  
Mims Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  04:20  
  04:20 Hornbuckle Foul: Flagrant Type 2 (3 PF) 
  04:20 Hornbuckle Ejection:First Flagrant Type 2 
  04:20 Hornbuckle Substitution replaced by Simon 
Mims Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (14 PTS)  04:20
[CON 87-69]
 
Mims Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (15 PTS)  04:20
[CON 88-69]
 
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  04:03  
Team Rebound  04:02  
Team Timeout : Regular  04:02  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Greene  04:02  
White Jump Shot: Missed  03:44  
Greene Rebound (Off:3 Def:0)  03:43  
Mims Hook Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:31 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  03:20 Sanford Foul: Offensive (4 PF) 
  03:20 Sanford Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  03:10 Sanford Foul: Personal (5 PF) 
Greene Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:10
[CON 89-69]
 
Mims Substitution replaced by Moore  03:10  
Greene Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  03:10
[CON 90-69]
 
Moore Foul: Personal (3 PF)  03:01  
  03:01
[PHO 70-90]
Thomas Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  03:01
[PHO 71-90]
Thomas Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Greene Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: White (1 AST)  02:47
[CON 92-71]
 
  02:33 Sanford Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Montgomery (1 ST) 
McCray Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Gilbreath (1 ST)  02:23  
  02:04
[PHO 74-92]
Houston 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Sanford (1 AST) 
McCray 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Greene (2 AST)  01:43
[CON 95-74]
 
  01:30 Simon Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:29 Sanford Rebound (Off:5 Def:2) 
  01:15 Gilbreath Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Greene Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Moore (1 AST)  01:03
[CON 97-74]
 
  00:45.8
[PHO 76-97]
Sanford Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Simon (4 AST) 
Moore Layup Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
  00:29.9 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:8) 
  00:24.7
[PHO 78-97]
Simon Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
White 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS)  00:00.4
[CON 100-78]
 
End of 4th Qtr
broadcast information
country channel time
usa -- ESPN 2 National 10:30 pm ET
 
standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CON
1st East
25
9
7-3
12-5
13-4
PHO
6th West
7
27
2-8
3-14
4-13
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
Lynx Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .473 .
FT% .755 .
Points 86.0 NaN
Rebounds 37.8 NaN
Assists 20.8 NaN
Steals 7.6 NaN
Blocks 4.7 NaN
3-Point % .400 .
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Fever Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .418 .
FT% .814 .
Points 78.3 NaN
Rebounds 32.2 NaN
Assists 16.6 NaN
Steals 9.5 NaN
Blocks 4.3 NaN
3-Point % .400 .
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