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Taurasi, Taylor help Mercury snap two-game skid

Jun 8, 2007 - 4:08 AM PHOENIX (Ticker) -- Diana Taurasi scored 21 points to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 80-66 victory over the Chicago Sky on Thursday.

Penny Taylor added 21 points - 19 in the first half- and Cappie Poindexter added 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Mercury snap a three-game skid.

Taylor was a perfect 3-for-3 from the arc and made 4-of-5 free throws as the Mercury shot 21-of-26 from the line.

Chasity Melvin scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Sky, who shot just 56. 5 percent from the free throw line (13-of-23) and saw their modest two-game winning streak come to an end.

Dominique Canty added 11 points for Chicago, which committed 17 turnovers and made just 5-of-23 from the arc.

The Mercury held Candice Dupree to just six points on 3-of-8 shooting, 12 below her season average.








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