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Kelsey Plum scores career-high 32, Aces beat Liberty 100-78

Jun. 16, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 13 of her career-high 32 points in the fourth quarter, Liz Cambage had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the New York Liberty 100-78 on Tuesday night. Plum was 11 of 16 from the field, including 3 of 6 from behind...

Vandersloot becomes 4th in WNBA history with 2,000 assists

Jun. 15, 2021 23:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored a season-high 23 points, Courtney Vandersloot became the fourth player in WNBA history with 2,000 career assists and the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 105-89 on Tuesday night. Vandersloot joined Sue Bird, Ticha Penicheiro...

Seattle beats Indiana 87-70 for 6th straight road win

Jun. 15, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Indiana Fever 87-70 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Sue Bird had 17 for Seattle (11-2), which improved to 6-0 on the road. ...

Former WNBA, Louisville guard Schimmel arrested in Oregon

Jun. 15, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Former WNBA All-Star Game MVP and Louisville All-American guard Shoni Schimmel is being held in an Oregon jail on multiple charges including felony assault and criminal mischief. Schimmel, 29, was arrested early Monday and remained in the Umatilla...

Storm get defensive, move back atop the AP power poll

Jun. 15, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There were questions about the defending champion Seattle Storm's defense coming into the season with stalwarts Alysha Clark and Natasha Howard no longer on the roster. After a sluggish start the Storm have found some answers and are becoming more...

Miller leaves Sun to deal with family medical issue

Jun. 15, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller has left the team to deal with a family medical issue. The Sun issued a statement Tuesday saying Miller had traveled home to Pennsylvania to be with his family and tend to the situation, which involves a family...

US Olympic team to face WNBA players in Vegas All-Star Game

Jun. 14, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will hold its All-Star Game in Las Vegas on July 14 pitting the U.S. women's national team that will play in the Olympics against some of the league's best players. Voting for the WNBA's team, which starts Tuesday, will be determined from a pool...

Wilson scores 28, leads Aces over Wings 85-78

Jun. 13, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 28 points and 14 rebounds to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Dallas Wings 85-78 on Sunday. Wilson made 10 of 18 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line. Liz Cambage added 14 points and Kelsey Plum scored 13 for the Aces (8-3),...

Laney scores 23, Liberty beat Mercury 85-83

Jun. 13, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Betnijah Laney had 23 points and 10 assists, and the New York Liberty held on to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-83 on Sunday. The Liberty (6-4) never trailed after taking a 12-11 lead in the first quarter and led by 16 in the first half. The Mercury (5-6)...

Dream make 13 3s, beat Mystics 101-78

Jun. 13, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Courtney Williams scored 21 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 101-78 on Sunday. Odyssey Sims added a season-high 20 points for the Dream, who made 13 of 29 from 3-point range and 36 of 71 overall from the field. ...