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Bonner scores 18, Sun hold off Wings 70-66

Aug. 12, 2020 9:25 PM EDT

DeWanna Bonner scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas added 17 and the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 70-66 on Wednesday night. Bonner curled off a high screen and drove to the basket for a layup with 10.8 seconds left. Dallas was off on a 3-pointer at the other end and Jasmine Thomas secured the defensive...

Stewart's 25 points lead Storm to 5th straight victory

Aug. 10, 2020 11:18 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and a season-high seven assists, and the Seattle Storm won their fifth straight game with an 89-71 victory over the Chicago Sky on Monday night. Stewart had 10 points and five assists in the first quarter as Seattle built a 15-point lead after scoring...

Alyssa Thomas scores 21, Sun hand Dream 5th straight loss

Aug. 10, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 21 points, Jasmine Thomas had 15 points and seven assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 93-82 on Monday night. Jasmine Thomas and Alyssa Thomas combined to score 26 points in the first half as Connecticut built a 56-46 lead. The Sun put it away...

Connecticut Sun's Brionna Jones, left, reaches back to tie up a rebound with Chicago Sky's Cheyenne Parker during the second half of a WNBA basketball game Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

All good: WNBA has reported no positive coronavirus tests

Aug. 10, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

One month into the season and the WNBA bubble seems to be working. There have been no positive tests for coronavirus since the initial round of testing when the players arrived in Florida at IMG Academy. Seven players had tested positive for COVID-19 in the days leading up to arriving in Bradenton, but there have...

Mitchell scores 29, boosts Fever past Mystics 91-84

Aug. 9, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored a season-high 29 points, Teaira McCowan posted a double-double and the Indiana Fever beat the Washington Mystics 91-84 on Sunday night. Mitchell scored 20 or more for the fourth time this season, second to the Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson, who has done it five...

Wilson's basket sends the Aces past Liberty 78-76

Aug. 9, 2020 7:45 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 31 points and her short shot with seven seconds lifted the Las Vegas Aces past the New York Liberty 78-76 on Sunday. Kia Nurse missed a jump shot after, and out of a timeout following an offensive rebound, the Liberty turned it over to end the game....

Williams, Parker send Sparks past Lynx in 97-81 win

Aug. 9, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 21 points and led five Los Angeles Sparks players in double digits in a 97-81 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday. Candace Parker scored 11, grabbed 10 rebounds and distributed nine assists in the win. Parker entered the game with four straight double-doubles...

Seattle takes down Phoenix, Mercury lose Taurasi late

Aug. 8, 2020 11:49 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart had 15 and Seattle used the second quarter to take control in a 74-68 win over Phoenix on Saturday. Phoenix's Diana Taurasi left with 5:18 remaining due to injury. She walked off the court to the locker room without assistance. Mercury...

Quigley's 22 PTs sends the Sky over the Sun 100-93

Aug. 8, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 22 points and Cheyenne Parker scored 20 and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 100-93 on Saturday. Kahleah Copper scored 17, Diamond DeShields 14 and Courtney Vandersloot grabbed 11 rebounds for Chicago (5-2), winners of three of four. The Sky finished...

Ogunbowale scores 24 PTs, Wings contain Dream in 85-75 win

Aug. 8, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and Kayla Thornton 17 points and the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 85-75 on Saturday. Following Chennedy Carter's career-high 35 points against Seattle on Thursday night, the Wings, specifically Thornton, held her to 14 points on 5-of-14...