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Preview: Stars host Mercury in home finale


Sophia Young-Malcolm will retire at the end of the 2015 season and she will play her final home game on Saturday night when the San Antonio Stars welcome the Phoenix Mercury to Freeman Coliseum.

San Antonio (7-24) fell 73-72 to the Connecticut Sun last night. Kayla McBride finished with 17 points, but missed a potential game-winning three pointer. Kelsey Bone hit the game winning lay in for the Sun with 1.8 seconds.

Phoenix (18-13) is coming off a 73-53 win over the Washington Mystics earlier in the week. Candice Dupree finished with 18 points and Brittney Griner added 16 for the Mercury in the win.

The Mercury have the 2-1 season series edge, but Young-Malcolm had 21 points in the Stars lone win over Phoenix back in June.

The Stars and Mercury will tip things off at 7 p.m. and Stephen Anderson will have a recap. Follow @sastarshoops and @andersonstevem for live updates.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.


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