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Sparks fall short against Phoenix, 94-89
Sparks fall short against Phoenix, 94-89

Diana Taurasi scored a season-high 32 points, including a season-best seven three-point baskets, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Sparks, 94-89, Sunday for its seventh consecutive victory to tie a franchise record. Penny Taylor hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 1 minute 18 seconds to play, giving the Mercury a 90-89 lead. Phoenix got the ball back on a turnover by Kristi Toliver. Taurasi made a three-pointer with eight seconds left for a 93-89 lead, ensuring the Mercury's longest winning streak since August 2006 and the longest in the WNBA this season. Taylor scored 17 points, Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner each had 15 point, and DeWanna Bonner had 11 points and eight rebounds...

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