Brittney Griner, Phoenix earn 1st win of WNBA season 90-81; make 13 3-pointers vs Lynx

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury earned their first win of the WNBA season with a 90-81 victory against the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday night. Diana Taurasi had 23 points and 10 assists, Griner added 19 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. The Mercury finished with 13 3-pointers. Phoenix made 11 of 17 3s in the first half, taking a 57-40 lead. Aerial Powers paced the Lynx (0-3) with 20 points off the bench. The Lynx went 3 of 18 from beyond the arc.