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Diana Taurasi had 30 points in Phoenix's Game 2 win over Detroit.
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By the Numbers: September 11, 2007

Phoenix and Detroit are in combat as they compete for a championship in the 2007 WNBA Finals. In a five-game series, emotions fly high and outbursts occur as players suffer war wounds. Why? Because of the two teams, only one can be declared champions. In a battle of numbers, players fight to get an extra point or to stop an opponent from adding to their side of the scoreboard. Blocks, rebounds, free throws, field goals or three-pointers, teams look to put up the best numbers to find peace as champions.

0 - The number of minutes Cheryl Ford played in Game 1, as she was declared inactive due to troubles with her sore knee.

1 - The amount of three-pointers made by Detroit guard Katie Smith in Detroit's 98-70 Game 2 loss to the Phoenix Mercury.

2 - The amount of lead changes and times tied in Game 2.

6 - The number of personal fouls for Diana Taurasi in Phoenix's 108-100 Game 1 loss to Detroit.

7 - The number of threes Taurasi hit in Phoenix's Game 2 win.

12 - The team high in points scored by Deanna Nolan in Detroit's Game 2 loss to Phoenix.

14 - The number of lead changes in Detroit's Game 1 win.

15 - The three-point field goal percentage of the Shock in Game 2.

18 - The number of turnovers for the Shock in their Game 1 win.

22 - The jersey number of the 2007 Rookie of the Year, Chicago's Armintie Price.

23.8 - The 2007 scoring average of league MVP Lauren Jackson.

30 - The number of points scored by Diana Taurasi in Phoenix's Game 2 win over Detroit.

34 - The biggest lead for Phoenix in their Game 2 win over Detroit.

50 - The number of points scored by Detroit's bench in Game 1, while Phoenix's bench had only 12 points.

208 - For a Finals record high, the total number of points scored in Game 1 of the 2007 WNBA Finals. Detroit won the game 108-100.

16,752 - The amount of fans at the Palace of Auburn Hills who witnessed Phoenix beat Detroit in Game 2.

2 - Shock | Mercury - 3
Game 1: DET 108, PHO 100 | Box Score | Video
Game 2: PHO 98, DET 70 | Box Score | Video
Game 3: DET 88, PHO 83 | Box Score | Video
Game 4: PHO 77, DET 76 | Box Score | Video
Game 5: PHO 108, DET 92 | Box Score | Video
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