Mercury Fall Just Short of Silver Stars
Silver Stars 82, Mercury 81
Posted July 3, 2012
San Antonio - Danielle Adams scored 24 points and Becky Hammon added 22 as the San Antonio Silvers rallied for an 82-81 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.
Sophia Young had 12 points and 14 rebounds to help San Antonio (8-5) win its fourth straight overall and sixth straight at home.
DeWanna Bonner had 38 points and eight rebounds and Charde Houston added 19 points for Phoenix (4-11).
Adams scored 20 points in the second half as the Silver Stars rallied after trailing by 13.
Hammon scored seven points in the last 1:05, including a tiebreaking three-point play that put the Silver Stars ahead for good and then making two free throws with 2.4 seconds remaining to seal the win.
Bonner's 3 at the buzzer provided the final margin.