Latest Washington Mystics News

Mystics knock off Aces in overtime 87-86

Jun. 26, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alysha Clark scored 20 points, Elena Delle Donne added 19 and Natasha Cloud sank three free throws in the final 11.7 seconds of overtime to help the Washington Mystics hold on for an 87-86 victory over the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday night. Clark hit four 3-pointers...

Bird ties WNBA wins record, leads Storm past Mystics 85-71

Jun. 24, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird scored 12 points and matched the WNBA record for victories in a career as the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 85-71 on Thursday night. Bird, playing at home for the first time since announcing last week that she'll retire at the end of the season,...

Sparks secure 1st victory for interim coach Fred Williams

Jun. 22, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points, Katie Lou Samuelson added 13 points and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 84-82 on Tuesday night for interim coach Fred Williams' first victory. Los Angeles led 77-61 before Washington started a comeback. Natasha...

Aces and Sky clinch spots in Commissioner's Cup title game

Jun. 22, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Las Vegas and Chicago will meet in the second annual Commissioner's Cup championship game next month. The in-season title game will be played at the home of the team with the better record — which right now is Las Vegas. The Aces failed to clinch the home game, blowing a record...

Delle Donne scores 15 as Mystics beat Sun 71-63

Jun. 19, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored all 15 of her points in the first half and the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 71-63 on Sunday. Ariel Atkins and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough each scored 10 points for Washington (11-7). Delle Donne converted a...

Howard leads Liberty to 77-65 win over Mystics

Jun. 16, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Liberty were struggling scoring on the outside, so the team focused on getting points inside. It worked thanks to a strong effort from Natasha Howard, who scored a season-high 27 points to help New York beat the Washington Mystics 77-65 on Thursday night. ...

Washington snaps Phoenix's 3-game win streak

Jun. 14, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Shakira Austin had 16 points and 10 rebounds for her second double-double, Ariel Atkins added 13 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Phoenix Mercury 83-65 on Tuesday night. Washington was coming off a 99-90 overtime loss against Phoenix on Sunday....

Diggins-Smith, Peddy help Mercury beat Mystics 99-90 in OT

Jun. 12, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith had 27 points — including a four-point play late in regulation — Shey Peddy scored seven of her 12 points in overtime and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 99-90 on Sunday. The Mercury (5-8) have won three in a row following...

Hines-Allen scores season-high 17, Mystics beat Lynx 76-59

Jun. 10, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen scored a season-high 17 points, Ariel Atkins added 12 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Minnesota Lynx 76-59 on Friday night. Elizabeth Williams added 11 points and Shakira Austin grabbed 13 rebounds for Washington (9-5). Elena Delle...

Cloud makes go-ahead free throw, Mystics hold off Sky 84-82

Jun. 08, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 19 points, Natasha Cloud made two free throws with six seconds left and the Washington Mystics held off the Chicago Sky 84-82 on Wednesday night to avenge a loss Sunday. Washington closed the first half on an 11-3 run to take a 45-40 lead and...