Washington played Phoenix on Sunday, falling 88-87 despite the Mercury playing without star Brittney Griner. Though they have a long list of missing players themselves, the Mystics will get another chance against the Mercury at 10 p.m. Friday night.
Here's everything you need to know about the matchup.
MYSTICS vs. MERCURY HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Mystics vs. Phoenix Mercury
Where: IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
When: 10:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Mystics vs. Mercury will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (channel finder)
Live Stream: You can live stream Mystics vs. Mercury on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.
MYSTICS vs. MERCURY TV SCHEDULE
8:00 PM: Mystics @ Phoenix Mercury (LIVE)
11:00 PM: Mystics @ Phoenix Mercury (R)
MYSTICS vs. WINGS WHAT TO WATCH
Natasha Cloud may not be playing with the Mystics this season after deciding to opt out, but she expressed her pride in how her teammates handled the decision not to play Wednesday. "This team is special. Our family is special. Proud of y'all for stepping up and standing your ground," she said.
The Mystics have had a shakey start to their 2020 season, but they still remain in the running for a playoff spot this season. With eight games left in the regular season, every win is going to matter and that starts with their game against the Mercury on Friday.
MYSTICS vs. WINGS PLAYERS TO WATCH
WSH: Myisha Hines-Allen (16.2 PPG, 2.2 APG, 8.4 RPG) -- Hines-Allen leads the Mystics' healthy players in points and rebounds per game entering Friday night's contest.
PHX: Diana Taurasi (18.1 PPG, 4.9 APG, 4.1 RPG) -- Taurasi is dealing with some lingering back issues, but that hasn't stopped her from being one of the Mercury's most reliable scorers on the court.
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