2014 Phoenix Mercury Schedule
There has never been a better time to get tickets to see the Phoenix Mercury in action
that right now, with a star studded roster that is guaranteed to bring excitement to the court every night. With players like
Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi and Candace Dupree, the Mercury are always one of the top teams in the league, and that's not
likely to change anytime in the near future. The Griner-Taurasi combination will be a powerful force in the WNBA for many
years to come and they hope that 2014 is the year that they challenge for yet another title, giving fans plenty of reasons
to keep an eye on the calendar to make sure that they don't miss a second of the excitement.
U.S Airways Center is sure
to be the place for all the action too, as this is a world-famous venue that is the perfect backdrop for an exciting matchup
featuring the Phoenix Mercury. Though it also holds the home games for the NBA's Phoenix Suns, the Mercury have a great fan
base of their own, which is exactly what you're going to see if you head out to see the Mercury do their thing this season.
With plenty of amazing matchups to choose from and a talented team that has their sights on bringing home another title, it
doesn't get any better than this.
Phoenix Mercury Team Info
Since 1997, when the Mercury tipped off as
one of the WNBA's first franchises, the Phoenix area has embraced the Mercury with incredible passion and loyalty. A game
at the U.S. Airways Center in the perfect atmosphere for families looking for world class basketball. With Diana Taurasi nailing
threes and Brittney Griner dunking in the low post, a day with the Mercury is one that your family will not soon forget. This
is a league that seems to only get more and more popular from one season to the next, and it definitely helps that there are
star-studded teams like the Mercury taking to the court on a regular basis throughout the season.
are plenty of big-time sporting events out there, but few come close to the excitement level you'll find if you get out to
a WNBA game. Come watch some of the most women basketball players in the entire world as they light up the scoreboard and
give their fans plenty to cheer about, from thunderous dunks and eye-popping blocked shots to spectacular defensive stands
and pinpoint passes in transition. You can only get a glimpse of the big game from your living room, so get together with
a couple friends and get ready to see a game the way it was meant to be seen as the Mercury look to light up the scoreboard
all season long.
Phoenix Mercury History
As one of the WNBA's original eight teams, the Phoenix Mercury
have a long history of lots of ups, a few downs, and a ton of exciting moments that have made the Mercury one of the WNBA's
most successful franchises. The inaugural Mercury team that first took the court under the legendary Cheryl Miller in 1997
and made an immediate impact by making the playoffs, as they did in their second season as well. They were also led by players
like Jennifer Gillom and Michele Timms, who helped make the Mercury a huge hit with fans in the Phoenix area.
the move that had arguably the biggest impact on the Mercury franchise was the drafting of the sharpshooting guard Diana Taurasi,
a three-time National Champion at the University of Connecticut, in 2004. Taurasi made an immediate impact on the franchise,
winning the WNBA Rookie of the Year and topping the league in scoring five different times as well as leading the Mercury
to a championship. The drafting of Baylor sensation Brittney Griner in the 2013 draft may be the beginnings of a dynasty in
Phoenix, giving fans lots of reasons to head out and see what all of the buzz is about as the Mercury look to make it happen
Phoenix Mercury Trivia
What Mercury coach is the only coach to win an NBA Championship and
The answer is Paul Westhead, who won a championship as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in
1980, Magic Johnson't rookie season. He took over the Phoenix Mercury in 2005, immediately improving the slumping team and
leading them to a championship in 2007.
Phoenix Mercury Fans
The U.S Airways Center is the perfect place
to see a big basketball game, but you're definitely not going to appreciate that sitting at home wondering what the atmosphere
of the big Mercury game is like. When the Mercury take to the court, you can count on there being an electrified buzz to the
crowd as fans anticipate yet another exciting matchup featuring world-class basketball players. Once the game is on the line
and fans are nearing the edges of their seats in anticipation of a great finish, you'll see why Phoenix Mercury basketball
has become a staple of the sports scene in the Valley of the Sun.