Skylar Diggins-Smith is going to Phoenix to join Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner.
After a wild regular season, the WNBA postseason gets underway with a pair of first-round games. The Mercury will head into the Windy City short-handed as they will most likely be without Diana Taurasi. Phoenix’s star guard has missed most of the season with back and hamstring injuries. She’s listed as doubtful for the opening game.
Liz Cambage had 21 points and A'ja Wilson scored eight of her 20 points in the final three-plus minutes to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 98-89 on Sunday, clinching the No. 4 seed in the playoffs.
The WNBA playoff picture is slowly coming into focus.
Liz Cambage had 19 points and 15 rebounds, A'ja Wilson scored 19 points in her return from injury, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 84-79 in overtime on Tuesday night.
Jasmine Thomas scored 18 points and the Connecticut Sun held off the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 78-71 on Wednesday night after giving up almost all of a 20-point lead.