Danielle Robinson’s 15 points, 10 assists and 6 rebounds were not enough to secure the win
Photo courtesy of the SilverStars.com
Well, the winning didn’t continue as the Silver Stars fell to the Mercury by a final score of 83-77.
This game was the game of runs and as many basketball watchers, fans, analysts, reporters know, whoever scores the most baskets wins the game. The Silver Stars were hot early and got off to a 26 to 18 start. Then the Mercury got hot and outscored the Stars 25-7. The Silver Stars came back and outscored the Mercury 23 – 10 in the 3rd. And in the final quarter, the Mercury got the last run and were able to get a win on the road.
The Silver Stars are now below .500 at home (2-3) while the Mercury improved a game over .500 on the road (3-2)
Brittney Griner was the player of the game. She was everywhere. Her first pro game in which she had an impact on the game and in the final score. She had a career high 26 points, 6 rebounds and 5 blocks. This was also a homecoming for Brittney as she was back in Texas for the first time since March.
Diana Taurasi was held in check and really, despite her near triple double wasn’t as effective
Danielle Robinson continues to be the Silver Stars best and most consistent player, even with veterans Jia and Shameka Christon. She was simply outstanding and the Silver Stars would be lost without her if she didn’t play this season
Nice to see a big crowd at the AT&T Center. Especially on ESPN2. And I’m glad it was a good game for basketball fans
This was the first of 5 match ups. The Silver Stars next game is on June 30th against the red hot Atlanta Dream (8-1).
– BLOGGER’S NOTE – This is also my last post before I go on vacation. I shall be back July 2nd. Have a great week!