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Sun avenge loss to Dallas on Tuesday, beat Wings 99-68

May. 26, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — DeWanna Bonner scored 18 points, Natisha Hiedeman had 17 points and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 99-68 on Thursday night. Connecticut (5-2), in the midst of a nine-game stretch in 17 days, avenged an 85-77 loss to the Wings on...

WNBA's Fever fire Stanley, promote Knox as interim coach

May. 25, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever fired coach Marianne Stanley on Wednesday with the team off to a 2-7 start in her third season and promoted assistant Carlos Knox to interim coach. Stanley, 68, brought a Hall of Fame resume to the Fever bench, but her teams won just 14 games...

Powers propels Lynx to 84-78 victory over Liberty

May. 24, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 12 of her 18 points on free throws and the Minnesota Lynx held off the New York Liberty 84-78 on Tuesday night. Powers added nine rebounds and two blocks for Minnesota (2-6). Kayla McBride scored 15 points and made four free throws in the...

Sky celebrate 2021 championship before 95-90 win over Fever

May. 24, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists, Azura Stevens added 15 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 95-90 on Tuesday night. Parker, coming off her second career triple-double on Sunday, also had three steals and three blocks while...

Dallas wins 4th straight road game, 85-77 over Connecticut

May. 24, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 20 points, Allisha Gray had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the Connecticut Sun 85-77 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight road victory. Dallas trailed 38-27 at halftime before taking its first lead since...

Delle Donne becomes 40th player to reach 4,000 career points

May. 24, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 15 points to reach 4,000 for her career and the Washington Mystics beat the Atlanta Dream 70-50 on Tuesday night. Delle Donne entered needing 15 points to become the 40th player to reach the milestone. She was 7 of 13 from the field and...

Hammon has Aces off to sizzling start on offense

May. 24, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

Becky Hammon vowed before the season tipped off that the Las Vegas Aces would be shooting more 3-poitners this year. It was a safe declaration to make when she was hired considering the team has been last in the league in attempts since moving to Las Vegas from San Antonio in 2018....

Parker's triple-double propels Chicago past Washington 82-73

May. 23, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Candace Parker finished with her second career triple-double and the Chicago Sky pulled away in the second half to beat the Washington Mystics 82-73 on Sunday. Parker totaled 16 points, 13 rebounds and picked up a 10th assist on a basket by Allie Quigley with 21.2...

Sun start fast, breeze to 92-70 victory over Fever

May. 22, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alyssa Thomas and Brionna Jones scored 18 points each and the Connecticut Sun breezed to a 92-70 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Thomas added six rebounds and six assists for Connecticut (4-1), which jumped out to a 26-15 lead after the first quarter...

Plum, Young spark Las Vegas to 100-80 romp over Phoenix

May. 21, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 24 points, Jackie Young added 20 and Las Vegas dominated the third quarter in a 100-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday. Plum sank three 3-pointers and scored 15 in a 38-point third quarter to help Las Vegas (6-1) turn a two-point...