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Dallas Wings look to rebound against surging Phoenix Mercury

Karima Christmas, left, in action Saturday against the Connecticut Sun, and the Dallas Wings play host to the Phoenix Mercury at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at College Park Center in Arlington. The game can be streamed online on ESPN3.
Karima Christmas, left, in action Saturday against the Connecticut Sun, and the Dallas Wings play host to the Phoenix Mercury at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at College Park Center in Arlington. The game can be streamed online on ESPN3. AP

Phoenix Mercury at Dallas Wings

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, College Park Center, UT Arlington

TV: ESPN3 (online)

Records: Mercury 8-10; Wings 8-10

About the Mercury: Brittney Griner finished with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks while posting the sixth triple-double in WNBA history, and first since July 24, 2014, as Phoenix beat Atlanta 95-87 on Sunday. Candice Dupree added 19 points, and Diana Taurasi had 17 for the Mercury, who have won four of their past five games and took over the WNBA’s top spot in scoring at 88.2 points per game. Phoenix used a 13-2 run to take an 85-83 lead with 3:20 left and Lindsey Harding scored the final seven points for the Mercury.

About the Wings: Dallas lost for the third time in four games in an 86-83 defeat to Connecticut on Saturday. Alex Bentley scored 24 points on 10-of-16 shooting for the Sun. Skylar Diggins made three free throws with 20 seconds left to get the Wings within two, but missed a pair of 3-point attempts on the final possession. Glory Johnson had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Dallas, and Aerial Powers finished with 15 points as six players scored in double figures for the Wings.

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