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Mystics grab final playoff spot in 85-78 win over Dream

Sep. 13, 2020 7:11 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 26 points and the Washington Mystics clinched the eighth and final seed to the playoffs with an 85-78 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday. The Mystics (9-13) will take on No. 5-seed Phoenix (13-9) on Tuesday in a single-elimination game. Washington's win...

Obunbowale carries Wings past Liberty in season finale

Sep. 13, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points, and her three-point play with 12.4 seconds left helped carry Dallas past the New York Liberty 82-79 on Sunday, keeping the Wings' playoff hopes alive. The Wings (8-14) needed help to earn the No. 8 spot, but Washington beat Atlanta later in the day...

Hines-Allen has 25, helps keep Mystics' playoff hopes alive

Sep. 12, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen had 25 points and 11 rebounds to help Washington beat the New York Liberty 75-58 on Saturday, keeping the Mystics' playoff hopes alive. Washington's victory eliminates Atlanta and leaves just the Mystics and the Dallas Wings in the running for the eighth and final...

Dupree scores 22 points, helps Fever snap 8-game skid

Sep. 10, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half and the Indiana Fever beat the New York Liberty 85-75 on Thursday night to snap an eight-game losing streak. Dupree was 9 of 19 from the field and had seven assists, six rebounds and two blocks. Kelsey Mitchell added 18...

Ogwumike, Parker help Sparks hand Liberty 5th straight loss

Sep. 8, 2020 9:10 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists, Riquna Williams also scored 20 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 96-70 on Tuesday night. The Sparks (15-5) remained in the hunt for a top-two seed in the postseason. Candace Parker had eight...

Diggins-Smith has season-high 30 points, Mercury top Liberty

Sep. 5, 2020 10:21 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored a season-high 30 points and the Phoenix Mercury beat the New York Liberty 83-67 on Saturday night for their sixth straight victory. The Liberty (2-16) were eliminated from playoff contention, the first team to drop out. Diggins-Smith was 11 of 19 from the...

Williams' double-double leads Dream past Liberty 62-56

Sep. 3, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Courtney Williams had 15 points and 13 rebounds and the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 62-56 on Thursday night to sweep the season series. Betnijah Laney added 13 points and six rebounds for Atlanta (5-13), which has won two straight games. Monique Billings grabbed 12...

Bonner's double-double leads Sun past Liberty 70-65

Sep. 1, 2020 9:24 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner had 27 points and 11 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty 70-65 on Tuesday night. Bonner made a baseline jumper on a broken play to give Connecticut a 67-61 lead with 16.7 seconds left. She was 7 of 23 from the field and made 12 of 13 free...

Aces cruise by Liberty 80-63, clinch playoff spot

Aug. 29, 2020 2:23 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 20 points, seven rebounds and five blocks, Dearica Hamby added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the New York Liberty 80-63 on Saturday to clinch a playoff spot. It was tied at 56 at the end of the third quarter before Las Vegas opened the...