Skylar Diggins-Smith Will Miss Final Two Games of the Year Due to ‘Personal Reasons’

The Phoenix Mercury announced that Skylar Diggins-Smith will miss the final two games of the year due to “personal reasons.”

The Mercury is amid a tight playoff race as the eighth seed in the Western Conference standings and has an identical 14-20 record with the Lynx, Dream, and Liberty going into the season finale on Sunday. The Mercury is already down Diana Taurasi, who is out for the year due to a knee injury.

Diggins-Smith led the Mercury in scoring, averaging 19.7 points and 5.5 assists per game on 42.9 percent shooting from the field.