Candice Dupree had 18 points and Brittney Griner added 17 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots to lead the Mercury (0-2). DeWanna Bonner scored 11 points and Diana Taurasi had 10.
Angel McCoughtry didn't want the Atlanta Dream to slow down without Sancho Lyttle on the floor.
The Los Angeles Sparks haven't shied away from talking about their championship aspirations entering the 2013 season.
After months of waiting and politicking, recommendations and reversals, and a remarkable amount of money being thrown around, fans in Seattle will finally learn Wednesday whether they will cheer on a team with the SuperSonics name again or whether the Kings will remain in Sacramento.
A person familiar with the deal says the Maloof family has reached an agreement with a Sacramento group headed by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive to sell a 65 percent controlling interest in the Kings at a total franchise valuation of $535 million.
For the second time in three years, the Sacramento Kings will host their regular-season finale with the franchise's future uncertain.
Proposed changes to California environmental protection law unveiled Wednesday could help Sacramento's effort to keep its professional basketball team, according to the leader of the state Senate.
The vote by the NBA Board of Governors has been pushed back beyond Friday, the league said Tuesday.
Fans of the green and gold are turning red in the face after learning it will be several more weeks before a final vote to move the Sacramento Kings franchise.
Brittney Griner left an indelible mark on women's college basketball. Now she's ready to take on the pros.
A minority owner of the NBA’s Kings is expected to complete a deal Thursday to buy a 7 percent chunk of the franchise that’s tied up in a California bankruptcy court, according to a report, superseding Chris Hansen’s offer to get it for $15.1 million.
Former SuperSonic standout Gary Payton has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame, says an NBA source.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has announced a new investor to help fill the role vacated by billionaire Ron Burkle in the city's bid to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.
With owners facing a difficult choice between a move to Seattle or the team staying put in Sacramento, NBA Commissioner David Stern said Wednesday the expected vote in two weeks may be delayed.