Posts by Brendon Kleen

How the Phoenix Mercury have turned their season around since Brittney Griner left the bubble

September 8, 2020

Phoenix is 6-1 since Griner departed thanks to a defensive breakout, a veteran big stepping up, and impressive chemistry between two-star guards.

Diana Taurasi narrowly misses another WNBA record

September 4, 2020

Phoenix Mercury win fifth straight, Sandy Brondello compares Brianna Turner to a blossoming flower

The Phoenix Mercury are playing like time is short

September 2, 2020

Diana Taurasi scored 32 as Phoenix rolled on

‘A great game’: Second straight win gives Mercury a recipe for success

August 31, 2020

Beating Minnesota showed Phoenix how it can play through its All-Star guards

There are no easy answers for what ails the Phoenix Mercury

August 21, 2020

At 6-6, the Mercury are right back where they started, and a loss to the Sparks on Wednesday night only reinforced that.

Shey Peddy joins the Mercury after being cut by Washington this week

August 19, 2020

The Mercury finally added to their depth by signing Peddy to a seven-day contract.

Brittney Griner returns to form for the Mercury

August 15, 2020

Griner looked like her old self, and the Mercury looked better than ever, even without Diana Taurasi.

Taurasi avoids a major injury, but Phoenix comes up short against Seattle yet again

August 9, 2020

It was a familiar night for the Mercury, as Taurasi dealt with lower-body tightness while the team lost to the Storm.

A superstar backcourt comes into focus for the Phoenix Mercury

August 1, 2020

Diana Taurasi and Skylar Diggins-Smith turned promise into reality on Friday in a needed win over Las Vegas.

The Phoenix Mercury remain committed to mothers, even amid a chaotic season

July 30, 2020

‘I want my players to feel comfortable that they can focus on just playing’