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Gallery: Phoenix 75, Storm 68

August 30, 2012


Buoyed by the presence of Diana Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury handed the Storm a 75-68 upset Thursday at KeyArena. The team shot just 34.3 percent from the field and had no player score more than 11 points. Check out our top photos of the action on and off the court.


The Unity Youth Choir performed at center court before the game.
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Sue Bird ties her shoe before heading out on the floor.
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During the National Anthem, the Total Experience Gospel Choir casts long shadows.
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Tanisha Wright and Doppler celebrate as Wright is introduced to the crowd.
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Camille Little uses an upfake to send a Phoenix defender flying.
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As Corey Gaines instructs his defense, Shekinna Stricklen surveys the floor.
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Tina Thompson drives to the hoop.
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Svetlana Abrosimova squares up at the basket.
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At halftime, the Storm recognized this year's class of Women of Inspiration presented by Moss Adams LLP. From left: Kate Starbird, Bobbe Bridge, Patty Stonesifer and Paula Boggs.
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Tanisha Wright's focused defense helped hold Diana Taurasi to 3-of-13 shooting.
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Stricklen battles to secure a jump ball with multiple Phoenix players.
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Fans ride the Doppler Train.
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Taurasi pulls down a rebound in front of Stricklen.
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Little looks to pass from the floor.
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The Storm huddles up at the game's conclusion.
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