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Angel Reese contends she was making basketball play on Caitlin Clark despite flagrant foul call

Jun. 16, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Angel Reese insisted all she did Sunday was make a basketball play against Caitlin Clark. The former Iowa star agreed with her college rival. But that isn't likely to defuse what happens next. After the Indiana Fever rookie wound up...

Allisha Gray, Tina Charles propel Dream to 87-74 victory over Sparks

Jun. 16, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Allisha Gray scored 25 points, Tina Charles added a double-double and the Atlanta Dream pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 87-74 on Sunday. Gray made 9 of 14 shots from the floor, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, for the Dream (6-6)....

Kahleah Copper, Brittney Griner guide Mercury to 87-78 wire-to-wire victory over Storm

Jun. 16, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kahleah Copper had 30 points, Brittney Griner scored a season-high 28 and the Phoenix Mercury never trailed in an 87-78 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. Copper sank 11 of 20 shots from the floor with three 3-pointers, adding six rebounds for the Mercury...

Caitlin Clark overcomes another physical game by scoring 23 points to lead Fever past Sky 91-83

Jun. 16, 2024 15:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark and Aliyah Boston are finally getting in sync and, naturally, Indiana looks like it finally has a winning combination. The rookie guard overcame yet another physically demanding challenge from Chicago by finishing with 23 points, nine assists and...

Jonquel Jones scores a career-high 34, Liberty top defending champs Aces for 8th straight win

Jun. 16, 2024 07:52 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored a career-high 34 points, Breanna Stewart and Sabrina Ionescu each had a double-double and the New York Liberty pulled away in the second half to beat the defending WNBA champion Las Vegas Aces 90-82 on Saturday. Ionescu finished with 15 points...

Banham leads 5 in double figures with 16 points, Sun beat Wings 85-67

Jun. 15, 2024 16:06 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rachel Banham scored 16 points to lead five Connecticut players in double figures and the Sun cruised to an 85-67 victory over the Dallas Wings on Saturday. Dijonai Carrington scored 14 points, Alyssa Thomas had 13 points, nine rebounds and nine assists and...

Ariel Atkins scores 29, Mystics blow 15-point lead before beating Sky 83-81

Jun. 14, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored a season-high 29 points on 9-of-13 shooting to help the Washington Mystics hold on to beat the Chicago Sky 83-81 on Friday night for their second consecutive win after 12 straight losses to open the season. Julie Vanloo hit a 3-pointer with...

Napheesa Collier, Courtney Williams lead Lynx to 81-76 win over Sparks

Jun. 14, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 30 points to go with a career-high eight steals, Courtney Williams had 15 points and 10 assists for her first double-double of the season and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 81-76 on Friday night. The Lynx (10-3) have won...

Seattle Storm hoping four-pack of All-Stars can build on strong start and be title contenders

Jun. 14, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout their history, when the Seattle Storm have won WNBA titles, it’s been more than just two players that carried them to the top. It could be argued that this year’s version of the Storm has four players that individually would be superstars on other...

Diggins-Smith and Loyd combine for 40 points, Storm hand Wings a 6th straight loss, 92-84

Jun. 14, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 21 points, Jewell Loyd added 19 and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 92-84 on Thursday night. Seattle (9-4) has won eight of its last nine games, while Dallas (4-7) has lost six straight. The Storm scored 27...