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Mercury dominate from start to finish

Originally Published: September 26, 2009
By Mechelle Voepel | Special to ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- For WNBA fans in this desert city, it wasn't just about going to the league Finals. It was about defeating Los Angeles to do it.

At one point in Saturday's decisive Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, Phoenix's fuzzy purple mascot, Scorch, rose above the crowd on a crane that carried a message.

You can guess what it said: "Beat L.A.!"

Which is what the Mercury did, 85-74, in a game that wasn't the back-and-forth battle many expected but instead ...

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