WNBA preview: Mercury at Stars

May 18, 2017 GMT

Mercury (1-1)at Stars (0-2)When, where: 7 p.m. Friday, AT&T CenterRadio: KTKR-AM 760PROBABLE STARTERSStars: PG Sydney Colson (5-8, 4th year), SG Sequoia Holmes (6-1, 3rd), C Erika de Souza (6-5, 12th), PF Dearica Hamby (6-3, 3rd), SF Alex Montgomery (6-1, 7th)Mercury: PG Danielle Robinson (5-9, 6th year), SG Diana Taurasi (6-0, 13th), C Brittney Griner (6-9, 5th), PF Camille Little (6-2, 11th), SF Stephanie Talbot (6-2, 1st)RESERVESStars: C Isabelle Harrison (6-3, 2nd), F Monique Currie (6-0, 12th), C Kayla Alexander (6-4, 5th), Nia Coffey (6-1, 1st), G Kayla McBride (5-11, 4th)Mercury: G Leilani Mitchell (5-5, 9th), F-C Cayla George (6-4, 2nd), G Yvonne Turner (5-10, 1st), F Emma Cannon (6-2, 1st), G Alexis Prince (6-2, 1st), F Sophie Brunner (6-1, 1st), G Shay Murphy (5-11, 9th)COACHESStars: Vickie JohnsonMercury: Sandy BrondelloSTAT LEADERSStars: Points (Currie, 27.0 per game), rebounds (Montgomery, 8.0), assists (Colson, Montgomery, 3.0), steals (Holmes, Montgomery, 1.5), blocks (Currie, Harrison, Montgomery, 0.5)Mercury: Points (Griner, 25.0), rebounds (Griner, 6.0), assists (Robinson, 7.5), steals (Little, 2.0), blocks (Griner, 2.5)NOTABLEStatuses of Stars rookie guard Kelsey Plum (sprained right ankle) and veterans guards Moriah Jefferson (right knee soreness) and Kayla McBride (returning from club season in Turkey) are unknown heading into Friday’s game. ... Former Stars guard Danielle Robinson makes her first return to San Antonio since being traded in the offseason.Terrence Thomas