UNCASVILLE, Conn — Diana Taurasi improved her personal record to 11-0 in closeout games after the Phoenix Mercury beat the Connecticut Sun 88-83 on Sunday to reach the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Brittney Griner had 26 points and nine rebounds, Diana Taurasi added 23 points. Phoenix will face the second-seeded Los Angeles on Tuesday night in Game 1 of a best-of-five series.
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Alyssa Thomas had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Jonquel Jones added 19 points and 15 rebounds for Connecticut. Jones had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the first half to set a playoff franchise record for rebounds in a half.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
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