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Mercury to host Game 1 of the WNBA Finals against Chicago or Indiana on

Sunday at US Airways Center at 12:30 p.m.; Game 2 set for next Tuesday

The 2014 Western Conference Champion Phoenix Mercury advanced to the 2014 WNBA Finals with tonight’s win over the Minnesota Lynx at US Airways Center the series-deciding Game 3.  Game 1 of the WNBA Finals will take place on Sunday at 12:30 p.m at US Airways Center and tickets are on sale now, starting at $35. Tickets are also on sale for Game 2 of the WNBA Finals that will take place on Tuesday, September 9 at US Airways Center at 6 p.m.

The Mercury—looking for their third WNBA Championship in franchise history and first since 2009—advanced to the WNBA Finals for the fourth time in franchise history and will play either the Indiana Fever or Chicago Sky, whose series will be decided tomorrow night in Indianapolis. The Mercury clinched homecourt advantage throughout the WNBA Playoffs thanks to a WNBA-record 29 regular season wins.

That homecourt advantage is thanks in part to the X-Factor who helped the Mercury to a franchise-best 16-1 (.941) record at US Airways Center this regular season and a current 18-game home winning streak.

WNBA Finals (best-of-five)

Phoenix Mercury vs. Indiana Fever or Chicago Sky

Game                    Date                                    Location                        Time (Phoenix time)                      Television

Game 1                Sunday, Sept. 7               Ind./Chi. at Phoenix          12:30 p.m.                                            ABC

Game 2                Tuesday, Sept. 9             Ind./Chi. at Phoenix          6:00 p.m.                                             ESPN

Game 3                Friday, Sept. 12               Phoenix at Ind./Chi.          5:00 p.m.                                             ESPN2

Game 4*              Sunday, Sept. 14             Phoenix at Ind./Chi.          2:30 p.m.                                             ESPN2

Game 5*              Wednesday, Sept. 17     Ind./Chi. At Phoenix          6:00 p.m.                                             ESPN2

*If Necessary

Tickets for Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday and Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday, September 9 at US Airways Center are on sale now starting at $35 and can be purchased at PhoenixMercury.com, the US Airways Center ticket office or by phone at 602-252-WNBA.

Image courtesy of Phoenix Mercury