Latest Washington Mystics News

Stewart out for playoff game against Mercury

Sep. 25, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart will not play in Sunday’s WNBA second-round playoff game against the Phoenix Mercury. Stewart injured a foot on Sept. 7 in a win over Washington when she came up hobbling after boxing out a Mystics player. The...

Liberty earn final WNBA playoff spot by virtue of losses

Sep. 19, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in their apartments in Brooklyn, many of the New York Liberty players gathered to watch the final day of play in the WNBA regular season. They needed a lot of help Sunday to reach the postseason for the first time since 2017. They got it, taking...

Powers scores 27, Lynx keep Mystics out of playoffs 83-77

Sep. 19, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 27 points and the Minnesota Lynx made four free throws in the final 30 seconds to knock the Washington Mystics out of playoff contention with an 83-77 win on Sunday, the final day of the WNBA season. Needing a win to secure the...

Liberty keep alive playoff hopes with 91-80 win over Mystics

Sep. 17, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Natasha Howard scored 24 points, Sabrina Ionescu added 22 and the New York Liberty keep alive their playoff hopes with a 91-80 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night. The Liberty (12-20) need Washington to lose to Minnesota on Sunday and...

Sykes scores 17 points, Sparks keep postseason hopes alive

Sep. 16, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Brittney Sykes scored 17 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 74-68 on Thursday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Los Angeles (12-19) is in ninth place, a half-game behind...

Teams battle for playoff positioning in WNBA's final week

Sep. 14, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week left in the regular season of the WNBA, playoff seeding, a postseason berth and draft lottery chances are still undecided. Buoyed by a 12-game winning streak, Connecticut has clinched the top seed throughout the playoffs and leads...

Ogwumike, Sparks beat Storm 81-53, keep playoff hopes alive

Sep. 12, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Te'a Cooper scored 19 points, Nneka Ogwumike and Erica Wheeler added 17 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Seattle Storm 81-53 on Sunday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Sparks (11-19) pulled into a tie with the New York...

Charles scores 31 to help Mystics beat Sky 79-71

Sep. 12, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tina Charles had 31 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 79-71 on Sunday. The Mystics (12-18) — who played without Elena Delle Donne (back), Ariel Atkins (personal reasons) and Myisha Hines-Allen...

Wings clinch playoff spot, Gray seals victory with block

Sep. 11, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 21 points, Allisha Gray had 13 points, 11 rebounds and a game-sealing block, and the Dallas Wings beat the New York Liberty 77-76 on Saturday night to clinch a playoff spot. Dallas (13-17) sits in seventh, while New York...

Tina Charles moves into 2nd place on WNBA rebounding list

Sep. 10, 2021 21:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles had 26 points and 16 rebounds and the Washington Mystics beat the Atlanta Dream 82-74 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Charles moved past Rebekkah Brunson (3,356) for second place on the WNBA career rebounding list,...