Kia Nurse out for playoffs with torn ACL

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Phoenix Mercury wing Kia Nurse will miss the remainder of the WNBA campaign after tearing her ACL, the team announced Friday.

The injury occurred during the first quarter of Wednesday's playoff loss to the Las Vegas Aces. The two squads are set to play a deciding Game 5 on Friday night.

Nurse averaged 9.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game this season, her first with the Mercury.

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