Second-year player Shekinna Stricklen is still finding her footing in the WNBA.
With Brittney Griner playing limited minutes and Diana Taurasi frustrated by foul trouble, the Mercury fell below .500 as Seattle rallied for an 88-79 victory at KeyArena.
After wrapping up All-Star weekend, it's time to get back to the business of chasing a league title.
It's time to tip off the most exciting part of the WNBA season -- the playoffs. Who has what it takes to win a WNBA title?
One of the WNBA's most competitive rivalries resumes in the first round when Phoenix tries to take down Seattle, which topped the Mercury in three of their four meetings this year.