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Digest: Taurasi's 20 second-half points lead Mercury to 93-77 rout of Mystics

Digest: Taurasi's 20 second-half points lead Mercury to 93-77 rout of Mystics

Diana Taurasi scored 20 of her 28 points after the half to lead the host Phoenix Mercury (1-4) to a 93-77 win over the Washington Mystics (2-4). Stephanie Dolson scored 14 points, Emma Meesseman had 12, Tayler Hill added 11 and Bria Hartley 10 for Washington. Taurasi scored 10 points during a 23-7 run that erased a 10-point deficit and propelled the Mercury to a 69-66 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Phoenix, which avoided its first 0-5 start in franchise history, set season highs for points, field goals made (33) and field goal percentage (53.2).

Candice Dupree had 16...

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