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Ariel Atkins scores 29, Mystics blow 15-point lead before beating Sky 83-81

Jun. 14, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored a season-high 29 points on 9-of-13 shooting to help the Washington Mystics hold on to beat the Chicago Sky 83-81 on Friday night for their second consecutive win after 12 straight losses to open the season. Julie Vanloo hit a 3-pointer with...

Napheesa Collier, Courtney Williams lead Lynx to 81-76 win over Sparks

Jun. 14, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 30 points to go with a career-high eight steals, Courtney Williams had 15 points and 10 assists for her first double-double of the season and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 81-76 on Friday night. The Lynx (10-3) have won...

Seattle Storm hoping four-pack of All-Stars can build on strong start and be title contenders

Jun. 14, 2024 12:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout their history, when the Seattle Storm have won WNBA titles, it’s been more than just two players that carried them to the top. It could be argued that this year’s version of the Storm has four players that individually would be superstars on other...

Diggins-Smith and Loyd combine for 40 points, Storm hand Wings a 6th straight loss, 92-84

Jun. 14, 2024 07:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 21 points, Jewell Loyd added 19 and the Seattle Storm beat the Dallas Wings 92-84 on Thursday night. Seattle (9-4) has won eight of its last nine games, while Dallas (4-7) has lost six straight. The Storm scored 27...

Jackie Young scores 21 of her career-high 34 in the second quarter and the Aces top the Mercury

Jun. 14, 2024 00:41 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jackie Young scored 21 of her career-high 34 points in the second quarter, A’ja Wilson had 32 points and 15 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 103-99 on Thursday night to end a three-game skid. Young and Wilson became the third duo in...

Boston scores 27 to tie a career high, Clark gets 7 and Fever use late run for 91-84 win over Dream

Jun. 13, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aliyah Boston matched a career high with 27 points, Kelsey Mitchell added 24 and the Indiana Fever closed on a 10-2 run for a 91-84 win over the Atlanta Dream on Thursday night despite getting just seven points from Caitlin Clark in her first game since she was left off the...

LA Sparks sign Dearica Hamby to contract extension through 2025 season

Jun. 13, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks signed Dearica Hamby to a contract extension through the 2025 season on Thursday. The two-time All-Star leads the WNBA in double-doubles (10) and rebounding (11.4) this season. Hamby is averaging 20 points, 3.8 assists and 1.6 steals while...

Alyssa Thomas scores 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Sun beat the Sky 83-75

Jun. 12, 2024 23:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter, Brionna Jones scored 14 of her 18 in the first half and the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 83-75 on Wednesday night. Connecticut opened the fourth quarter on a 10-3 run, started by Tiffany...

All 5 Lynx starters score in double figure to hand the Aces 3rd straight loss, 100-86

Jun. 12, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alanna Smith scored 18 points, Kayla McBride had 16 points and eight assists, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Las Vegas Aces 100-86 on Tuesday night. All five starters for Minnesota (9-3) scored in double figures. Bridget Carleton and Courtney Williams each scored...

Nneka Ogwumike scores season-high 26 against her former team as the Storm beat the Sparks 95-79

Jun. 12, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored a season-high 26 points against her former team, Jewell Loyd added 21 points and the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 95-79 on Tuesday night. Seattle has won seven of its last eight games, with the lone loss coming against Minnesota on...