Women's Hoops Blog

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Phoenix outscored (check out the photo -- I thought there was no hugging in basketball!) a Marissa-less Washington yesterday, and the DCist says, Taurasi vs. Beard Is a Rivalry You Should Know
If you get goosebumps watching Ovechkin vs. Crosby, LeBron vs. Kobe, or Tiger Woods vs. everyone else, give this matchup a try: Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury vs. Alana Beard of the Washington Mystics, both first round picks in the 2004 WNBA draft. Taurasi’s Mercury - the highest scoring team in the WNBA - held on in the final seconds of the fourth quarter Thursday to win over the Mystics, 93-87.