Mercury vs. Fever final score: Brittney Griner nets career high in Phoenix overtime win

PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 17: Brittney Griner
PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 17: Brittney Griner /

Mercury center Brittney Griner had the game of her career on Wednesday, scoring 38 points to go with nine rebounds in Phoenix’s 98-90 overtime win over the Fever.

Her scoring total was a personal best, surpassing the 32-point performance she put on in the second game of the season, also against Indiana.

Griner scored her 38 on an astounding 15-19 shooting and an 8-10 mark from the line. She played 39 minutes before eventually fouling out. Here’s a sampling of her hot hand on Wednesday, courtesy of

Simply put, Indiana was powerless against the fifth-year center. Now a look at the basket that brought her total to 30, with three Fever defenders on her:

Here’s another for good measure. Thank you to the great people who run the WNBA Twitter account: