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Sylvia Fowles' career ends with 4K rebounds; Sun top Lynx

Aug. 14, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 16 points and her key bucket and rebound helped Connecticut hold off Minnesota 90-83 on Sunday in the final WNBA game for Lynx and league legend Sylvia Fowles. Fowles, the 2017 league MVP and four-time defensive player of the year, had...

Storm secure No. 4 seed, spoil Fowles' home finale for Lynx

Aug. 13, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tina Charles had 23 points and nine rebounds, Jewell Loyd scored 21 points and the Seattle Storm secured the No. 4 seed in the WNBA playoffs with a 96-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night, spoiling Sylvia Fowles’ final regular-season home game. ...

Liberty beat Dream to remain in hunt for a playoff spot

Aug. 12, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield scored a season-high 18 points, Betnijah Laney added 17 points and the New York Liberty held off the Atlanta Dream 80-70 on Friday night. New York (15-20) entered the game in a four-way tie with Minnesota, Atlanta and Phoenix for the...

Farewell, Syl: Fowles exit fueling Lynx in push for playoffs

Aug. 12, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Clarity about the end of her exceptional WNBA career came for Sylvia Fowles last year through a feeling of resistance familiar to everyone from elite athletes to average fans. The 2017 league MVP who helped the Minnesota Lynx win two WNBA titles knew her interest...

Lynx, Mercury in 4-way tie for final two playoff spots

Aug. 11, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 16 points, Aerial Powers scored 10 of her 14 points in the fourth quarter, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the short-handed Phoenix Mercury 86-77 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game series sweep. Minnesota (14-20) moved into a four-way tie for...

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...