Lynx vs. Phoenix
Lynx at a glance: The Lynx (7-3) have won two in a row and are tied with San Antonio for first in the Western Conference. They beat Connecticut on Saturday at home 90-67 behind rookie Maya Moore's season-high 26 points. ... Lindsay Whalen is nine rebounds shy of becoming the third player in league history with 2,500 points, 1,000 assists and 1,000 rebounds. ... Rebekkah Brunson leads the WNBA with 11.5 rebounds per game and is second in field-goal percentage (.573). ... The noon start is because of the Lynx's annual Camp Day.
Mercury at a glance: The Mercury (8-4) is the only WNBA team averaging over 90 points per game. Diana Taurasi averages 19.8, second in the league. Phoenix is first in field-goal accuracy (.476), but the Lynx are tops in opponent field-goal percentage (.391). ... On Sunday, Phoenix set a WNBA record by making its first 11 shots in a 102-63 rout of Tulsa at home. ... Penny Taylor averaged 20.3 points and 4.8 assists per game against the Lynx last season. She scored 20 points in Phoenix's 127-124 triple-overtime victory, which set a league record for most combined points in one game.