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Collier returns, Lynx beat Dream 81-71, stay in playoff hunt

Aug. 07, 2022 22:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier made her season debut for Minnesota, Kayla McBride scored 20 points and the Lynx used a fourth-quarter run to beat the Atlanta Dream 81-71 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Collier, Minnesota’s leading scorer (16.2 per game)...

Stewart scores 33, Seattle beats Minnesota 89-77

Aug. 04, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart had a season-high 33 points with eight rebounds and five assists, Jewell Loyd added 17 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 89-77 on Wednesday night. Seattle made its first four 3-pointers for a 12-0 lead and Stewart made the Storm’s...

Ionescu, Howard help Liberty cruise past Sparks, 102-73

Aug. 02, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Natasha Howard had 24 points and 11 rebounds and the New York Liberty beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-73 on Tuesday night in the first of back-to-back games between the teams. The Liberty (12-18) and Los...

Thomas posts another triple-double as Sun beat Mercury 87-63

Aug. 02, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas posted her second triple-double in less than two weeks and the Connecticut Sun beat the Phoenix Mercury 87-63 on Tuesday night. Thomas, who recorded the franchise's first triple-double in a win over the Minnesota Lynx on July 22, finished...

WNBA playoff picture still muddled, 2 weeks left in season

Aug. 02, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

The WNBA playoff race is still very much undecided with just two weeks left in the regular season. Five teams have clinched postseason berths with only three games separating Chicago, Las Vegas and Connecticut at the top of the standings. Seattle and Washington also have earned...

Jefferson, Fowles lead Lynx to 84-77 victory over Sparks

Jul. 31, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moriah Jefferson scored 22 points, Sylvia Fowles had 16 points and nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-77 on Sunday. Jefferson shot 9 for 14 and Fowles made her first eight shots before missing on her final attempt for Minnesota...

Thornton scores career-high 21, Wings beat Dream 81-68

Jul. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Kayla Thornton scored a career-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Teaira McCowan added 14 points and 14 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat Atlanta 81-68 Saturday night. Arike Ogunbowale added 21 points, eight assists and five steals for the Wings. ...

Powers scores 25, Lynx cruise past Dream 92-85

Jul. 28, 2022 21:52 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx started fast and cruised to a 92-85 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Thursday night. Moriah Jefferson finished with 14 points and seven assists for Minnesota (11-19), which ended a three-game skid....

Sun guard Hartley to miss remainder of season with torn ACL

Jul. 27, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sun guard Bria Hartley will miss the remainder of the WNBA season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, the team announced Wednesday. The former UConn star was injured in the third quarter of Connecticut's 86-79 win over the...

Sun fend off Lynx 86-79 for third straight victory

Jul. 24, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman had 19 points, Brionna Jones scored 18 and Alyssa Thomas added a double-double to power the Connecticut Sun to an 86-79 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday night. Hiedeman hit five 3-pointers and had five assists for Connecticut (19-9)....