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Merc needed more from Corey Gaines

Originally Published: July 25, 2013
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW.com

Corey Gaines had that Cheshire-cat smile last year at the WNBA draft lottery, the one that seemed to say, "We just got the grand prize. There's no stopping us now."

Not even a year later, though, Gaines is out of his job as Phoenix's coach and general manager. These things happen when you are guiding a team loaded with talent -- including the No. 1 draft pick -- but you're a game below .500 with a little more than a month left in the regular season.

Phoenix was expecting ...

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