Morning Meltdown – Phoenix Mercury Edition (Video)

For this Morning Meltdown, let’s take a look into some of the buzz surrounding the Phoenix Mercury!

With the LA Sparks out of the playoffs and the Phoenix Mercury embarking on their next playoff game tomorrow night, Rand Hill of Fox Sports Arizona discusses the importance of Brittney Griner for the Phoenix Mercury.

“And that’s why the Western Conference finals series — co-starring the Mercury and Minnesota Lynx — beginning Friday at U.S. Airways Center is so compelling.

But looming above this clash of WNBA powerhouses is one candidate for difference-maker who’s just scratching the voluminous surface of her deep potential.

Take a bow, Brittney Griner.

Provide us with some professional perspective, Diana Taurasi.

“If there is one offset,” Taurasi said, “across the board, both teams are pretty similar as far as stature. She’s a little bit bigger than everyone else on the court. She’s going to have to make that presence felt.”

To read more from Randy Hill’s article, click here. 

And for our second featured post (and your viewing pleasure) we are going to continue to obsess about Brittney Griner’s dunk against the LA Sparks!

For all of the latest Phoenix Mercury news, stick with us at Heat Waved and check back daily to read the Morning Meltdown for your favorite Arizona teams. 

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