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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...

Wilson takes over down stretch dealing Aces past Sparks

Aug. 7, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 26 points with 11 rebounds and Angel McCoughtry added 24 and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Los Angeles Sparks 86-82 on Friday night. Wilson — who recorded her fourth consecutive double-double — finished 11-of-19 shooting and scored 12 in the...

Liberty get first win with 74-66 victory over Mystics

Aug. 7, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Amanda Zahui B. scored 14 points with 14 rebounds, Kia Nurse scored 17 points and the New York Liberty gave head coach Walt Hopkins his first career win with a 74-66 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night. The Liberty (1-5) shot their way out of the winless column with...

Brown leads Lynx to 4th straight win beating Fever 87-80

Aug. 7, 2020 8:49 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla, (AP) — Lexie Brown scored a career-high 26 points with nine assists and four steals and the Minnesota Lynx used a second quarter surge to beat the Indiana Fever 87-80 on Friday night. Down 23-18 after period one, the Lynx (5-1) — winners of four straight — went on a 17-3 run...

Mercury, Taurasi rise in 96-86 win over Sky

Aug. 7, 2020 12:36 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner each scored 22 points and Phoenix beat the Chicago Sky 96-86 on Thursday night for the Mercury's fourth straight win. The Sky darted to a 16-8 lead before the Mercury went on a 24-2 run in the last four minutes of the quarter and led by 14 at the end...