Bonner's career high leads Mercury
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- One game after not scoring a point, DeWanna Bonner tied her career-high Tuesday night with 25, leading Phoenix to a 96-74 victory over Tulsa, snapping the Shock's two-game winning streak.
Bonner attempted just two shots in the Mercury's win at Washington on Sunday. Against Tulsa, she was 8 of 12. Teammate Diana Taurasi scored 23 points to get her ninth consecutive 20-point game.
Starters Tameka Johnson and Candice Dupree finished with 16 and 14 points, respectively, for Phoenix (17-12).
Tulsa (3-26) trailed by as many as 28, but put together a late second-half rally behind rookie Liz Cambage, who finished with 16 points. Joining her in double figures were Ivory Latta with 15 and Amber Holt with 11.