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Thomas, Williams lead Sun to 86-77 win over Fever

May. 26, 2018 9:20 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas had 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and Courtney Williams added 11 points, seven rebounds and career-high tying six assists in the Connecticut Sun's 86-77 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Rachel Banham scored a career-high 14 points, Jasmine Thomas...

Diggins-Smith, Cambage lead Wings to 80-70 win over Dream

May. 26, 2018 8:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 12 of her 26 points in the fourth quarter and Liz Cambage had 14 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks to help the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 80-70 on Saturday night. Kayla Thornton also scored 14 points for the Wings (2-2). Thornton's jumper midway through...

Storm rallies from 14-point deficit, top Sky 95-91 in OT

May. 26, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points and made four 3-pointers, Breanna Stewart added 28 points and the Seattle Storm overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Sky 95-91 in overtime Friday night. Seattle trailed 80-66 with six minutes left in regulation but scored 13 of...

Moore helps Lynx beat Liberty 78-72

May. 25, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve didn't like the way Maya Moore was playing, so she benched her star for most of the fourth quarter and then put her back in the game at just the right time. Moore went to the bench with 5 minutes left and didn't return until the final minute, hitting...

Chiney Ogwumike gets 1st WNBA victory against sister

May. 24, 2018 9:46 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 18 points in her first WNBA victory against sister Nneka, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 102-94 on Thursday night. Chiney Ogwumike, who missed all of last season with an injury, topped Nneka for the first time in six professional...

Delle Donne scores 26 points, Mystics beat Fever 93-84

May. 24, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Washington beat Indiana 93-84 on Thursday night for the Mystics' second victory over the Fever in five days. Kristi Toliver and Tianna Hawkins each added 13 points for Washington (3-0), which has won the past six games in the series....

Jewell Loyd scores 29 points, Storm top Mercury 87-71

May. 24, 2018 12:09 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 29 points, Breanna Stewart had nine points and 11 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Phoenix Mercury 87-71 on Wednesday night. Sue Bird capped the first-half scoring with a 3-pointer to extend Seattle's lead to 46-33. The Storm outscored Phoenix 31-13 in the second...

Sylvia Fowles has 23 points, 20 rebounds for Lynx

May. 23, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Minnesota's first 20-20 game and the Lynx beat the Dallas Wings 76-68 on Wednesday night. Minnesota closed the first half with a 13-0 run for a 46-21 lead. Fowles had 16 points, 12 rebounds and three steals in the half. Maya Moore added 12...

Hayes scores 22 point, leads Dream to 81-63 win vs Sky

May. 23, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points and the Atlanta Dream never trailed as they breezed to an 81-63 victory Wednesday over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday afternoon for their first victory of the season. The Dream (1-1) recovered from a season-opening 101-78 drubbing against the Dallas Wings and...

Delle Donne scores 23, Mystics top Aces 75-70

May. 22, 2018 9:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Washington Mystics beat the Las Vegas Aces 75-70 on Tuesday night Ariel Atkins' steal and fast-break layup gave Washington a 67-65 lead and Kristi Toliver made a baseline jumper on the Mystics' next possession. Delle Donne...