Preview: Lynx vs. Mercury

The Minnesota Lynx (4-13) face the Phoenix Mercury (6-11) for the second time this season at Target Center.

The two teams met on Tuesday night where Minnesota pulled off a 84-71 victory over Phoenix.

Lynx forward Natalie Achonwa returned to play after missing 14 games due to a hamstring injury and put up a total of 12 points in the game, 10 of which coming from the first half. Eight-year veteran guard Kayla McBride led the Lynx in scoring with 18 points, while teammate and forward Jessica Shepard came off the bench and led the team in rebounds with 13.

Mercury guard Skylar Diggins-Smith posted a game-high 25 points along with six assists, while veteran guard Diana Taurasi contributed 15points. 

Minnesota and Phoenix will meet two more times this regular season, the next matchup being Tuesday, July 12th at Target Center.

  • What: Lynx vs. Mercury
  • When: 7pm CT, June 23rd
  • Where: Target Center
  • Watch: Bally Sports North / Facebook