Taurasi scores 24 points to lift Mercury to series sweep of Storm | CBC Sports

Diana Taurasi scored six three-pointers and scored 24 points and visiting Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 69-64 on Saturday to sweep the home-and-home series.

Minnesota (2-1) beat Seattle (1-3) 97-77 on Wednesday night in Phoenix.

Skylar Diggins-Smith added 14 points and five assists for Phoenix. Brianna Turner had 14 rebounds and Tina Charles took 10.

Diamond DeShields had 11 points and four assists from the bench.

Jewell Loyd hit five three-pointers and scored 26 points for Seattle. Sue Bird scored two points on 1-of-11 shooting.

She missed all eight of her 3-point attempts. Stephanie Talbot had 14 rebounds and eight points on 3-of-11 shots. Ezi Magbegor had 10 rebounds and blocked seven shots.

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