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

May. 22, 2022 17:31 PM 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...

Mabrey, Ogunbowale power Dallas past Minnesota 94-78

May. 21, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 22 points, Arike Ogunbowale added 20 and the Dallas Wings pulled away in the second half to beat the Minnesota Lynx 94-78 on Saturday night. Dallas (4-2) trailed 45-43 at halftime, but Kayla Thornton made a 3-pointer with 8:22 left in...

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...

Stewart scores 28 to help Storm beat Sparks 83-80

May. 21, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 28 points on 11-of-20 shooting and the Seattle Storm held on for an 83-80 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night. Ezi Magbegor had nine points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and two steals. Jewell Loyd added 11 points for the Storm...

Atkins, Cloud lead Mystics to 78-73 win over Dream

May. 20, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 18 points, Natasha Cloud added 17 and the Washington Mystics erased a double-digit deficit in the second-half to beat the Atlanta Dream 78-73 on Friday night. There were two ties and three lead changes in the final 2 1/2 minutes, the last of...

Jones scores 19, Sun beat Fever 94-85 for third straight win

May. 20, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 19 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 94-85 on Friday night for their third straight victory. DeWanna Bonner had 18 points and Alyssa Thomas added 17 for Connecticut (3-1), which put six players in double figures....

NC State women adding South Carolina transfer Saniya Rivers

May. 20, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is adding South Carolina transfer and former McDonald's All-American Saniya Rivers to its women's basketball program. The school announced Rivers' addition Friday. She'll be immediately eligible to play for the upcoming season with three...

Storm announce plans for practice facility to open in '24

May. 20, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Storm announced plans Friday to build a practice facility and training center for the franchise that will house the team’s basketball and business operations. The facility will sit on a 50,000-square-foot parcel and include two practice courts along...

Perseverance paying off for older rookies in the WNBA

May. 20, 2022 12:14 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Yvonne Anderson understood that making a WNBA roster as an undrafted rookie was going to be tough and getting that chance a decade after she left college would be even tougher. But the former Texas standout, now 32, was invited to camp this spring by the...