Griner leads Mercury past Dream 75-67

PHOENIX (AP) - Brittney Griner had 14 points, nine rebounds and nine blocked shots, and the Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Atlanta Dream 75-67 on Tuesday night.

Diana Taurasi had nine of her 14 points in the fourth quarter for Phoenix (24-4), which has won 17 of 18 and set a franchise mark for wins in a season. Candice Dupree added 16 points and six rebounds.

Angel McCoughtry scored 19 points for Atlanta (17-11), which has lost six of eight. All-star Shoni Schimmel added 13 points and five assists.

The Mercury used an 11-3 start in the fourth quarter to erase a 51-47 deficit.

Penny Taylor had 13 points and eight assists for the Mercury, who have won a franchise-best 13 straight at home.


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