Latest Washington Mystics News

Charles passes Leslie on double-double list, Mystics win

Jun. 10, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds to pass Lisa Leslie for second on the WNBA's double-double list, helping the Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-71 on Thursday night. Charles, the No. 1 overall pick in 2010, has 158th...

Charles scores 31, Mystics hold off Lynx 85-81

Jun. 08, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles scored 31 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Minnesota Lynx for an 85-81 win on Tuesday night. Charles had four points in the final minute for the Mystics (3-5), a wide-open layup off a midcourt inbounds play at 22.3 seconds...

Aces, behind A’ja Wilson, hold off Mystics 96-93

Jun. 05, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 15 points and 12 rebounds, including four points and two rebounds in the final minute, to help the Las Vegas Aces hold off the Washington Mystics 96-93 on Saturday. Wilson’s putback with 41 seconds left gave the Aces (7-3) the lead...

Wizards hire Evans, 1st woman to run an NBA team's analytics

Jun. 04, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Katherine Evans is joining the Washington Wizards as the first woman to head the research or analytics department of an NBA franchise. Monumental Basketball announced the hire Friday, saying Evans would oversee its research department, supporting the...

Jonquel Jones leads Sun over Mystics 86-81

May. 28, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists, and the Connecticut Sun held off the Washington Mystics for an 86-81 win on Friday night. It was Jones’ sixth straight double-double for the Sun (6-1). She had 26 points and eight...

Charles scores 31, Mystics beat Fever 85-69

May. 25, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tina Charles scored 30 points, Myisha Hines-Allen had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 85-69 on Tuesday night. The 32-year-old Charles. who scored 34 in a win over the New York Liberty on Friday and 31 in a...

McCowan, Breland help Fever beat Mystics for 1st win

May. 23, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Teaira McCowan scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jessica Breland added 17 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and the Indiana Fever pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Washington Mystics 89-77 on Sunday. Breland was 8-of-12...

Tina Charles stars against former team, Mystics beat Liberty

May. 21, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles scored 34 points against her former team, Ariel Atkins added 25 points and the Washington Mystics beat the New York Liberty 101-72 on Friday night. Charles, who played for New York from 2014-19, made four 3-pointers and finished two points...

Griner gets 43rd career double-double, Phoenix tops Mystics

May. 18, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 17 points, Brittney Griner had 14 points and 10 rebounds for a franchise-record 43rd career double-double, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 91-70 on Tuesday night. Brianna Turner also had a double-double with 10...

Storm atop WNBA power poll after weekend of buzzer-beaters

May. 18, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

The WNBA's 25th anniversary season is off to an exciting start. The league's silver anniversary year began with a pair of game-winning buzzer-beaters and the defending champion Seattle Storm picking up where they left off. The fireworks got underway...