Griner scores 17 as Mercury use fourth quarter run to beat Fever 79-69

Brittney Griner scored 17 points and the Phoenix Mercury used a fourth quarter run to pull away from the Indiana Fever in a 79-69 win on Saturday night.

Diana Taurasi added 15 points, five assists and three rebounds for the Mercury (23-4), who haven't lost consecutive games all season.

Phoenix, which lost to Minnesota on Thursday night to end its 16-game winning streak, ran off 13 straight points after falling behind 63-61 with 7:09 left in the game.

Shavonte Zellous scored 14 points to lead the Fever (13-15). Tamika Catchings, who had been averaging 15.8 points in the 10 games she has played this season, was held to eight points on 0-of-10 shooting on Saturday.