Phoenix Mercury

New York Liberty combo guard Sabrina Ionescu runs up the court while looking towards the sideline, beating her chest, and yelling in celebration

Daily Briefing — Aug. 18, 2022: Thin crust > deep dish  — Sabrina Ionescu powers New York to upset win in Pizza War

By Em Adler / August 18, 2022

Chelsea Gray put it away for the Aces

How can the Mercury topple the Aces?

By Hayden Cilley / August 17, 2022

‘We know what we can do’

What is the future for Diana Taurasi and Skylar Diggins-Smith in Phoenix?

By Hayden Cilley / August 15, 2022

Constant adjustments prepared the Phoenix Mercury to get ready for anything

Dallas Wings wing Marina Mabrey stands above the slot in a triple-threat stance, as Minnesota Lynx off-ball guard Kayla McBride stands a foot in front of her, in a slight crouch to defend

Daily Briefing — Aug. 9, 2022: How to write a press release, by the Phoenix Mercury

By Em Adler / August 9, 2022

Wings clinch playoff berth, no Mabrey about it

A shot of Phoenix Mercury combo guard Diana Taurasi from behind, holding her arms out and up in celebration, as in the background a ball drops through the net

Diana Taurasi to miss the remainder of the WNBA season

By Gabriela Carroll / August 8, 2022

Diana Taurasi last played on Aug. 2 in a loss to the Connecticut Sun

How Sophie Cunningham has embraced opportunity in the second half of the season

By Hayden Cilley / August 5, 2022

In Phoenix, one person’s departure is another one’s treasure

Brittney Griner holds up a photo of her Russian club team during her trial on Aug. 4, 2022.

Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in prison by the Russian court

By Tee Baker / August 4, 2022

Women’s basketball community reacts to court’s decision

Phoenix Mercury combo guard Diana Taurasi looks towards the court, while Sue Bird hunches with her hands on her knees next to Taurasi. Behind Bird stands Mercury wing Diamond DeShields.

‘An incredible ride’: Inside Sue Bird’s likely final game against Diana Taurasi

By Hayden Cilley / July 23, 2022

With Briann January also bidding farewell to Phoenix and Tina Charles playing against the team she left midseason, it was a night of storylines


Locked on Women’s Basketball: A preview of a big Storm-Mercury game—and the WNBA stretch run 

By The Next / July 22, 2022

Alex chats with Em to discuss the home stretch of the WNBA regular season and the Sue and Diana matchup

Phoenix Mercury wing Diamond DeShields in mid-air with one hand on the ball, just before taking a floater

The sixth starter: a Diamond in the rough 2022 Phoenix Mercury season

By Hayden Cilley / July 15, 2022

Shine on you crazy Diamond (DeShields)