September 1, 2014
PHOENIX (AP) - Cappie Pondexter missed a game-winning tip-in at the fourth-quarter buzzer then scored seven of her 23 points in overtime to help the Phoenix Mercury escape with a 120-116 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night in a wild opener of the WNBA finals.
Penny Taylor scored 23 points and newly crowned league MVP Diana
Taurasi 22 for Phoenix in the highest-scoring game in WNBA history.
Katie Douglas tied it with a 3-pointer for Indiana with 7.1 seconds left in regulation, then scored eight in overtime for a career playoff high 30 points. Ebony Hoffman had a career-high 27 on 12 of 14 shooting as the Fever set a franchise scoring record in just the second 100-point game in the club's history.
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