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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. ...

Stewart scores 22, Storm beat shorthanded Sun 89-66

Jun. 13, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 22 points, nine rebounds and five assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 89-66 on Sunday. Stewart made 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Storm (10-2), who improved their lead atop the WNBA standings over...

Lynx beat Sparks 80-64, spoil return of Augustus

Jun. 12, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus. The Lynx...

Storm stay unbeaten on road with 86-75 victory over Dream

Jun. 12, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart pitched in with a double-double and the Seattle Storm remained unbeaten on the road with an 86-75 victory over the Atlanta Dream in WNBA action on Friday. Loyd, who came into the game tied for third in the...

Candace Parker has 20 points to lead Sky over Fever, 83-79

Jun. 12, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Candace Parker had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Allie Quigley scored six of her 16 points in the final two minutes to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 83-79 on Saturday. Quigley’s 3-pointer with 1:50 left gave the Sky (4-7) the lead for...

Agunbowale, Sabally spark Wings to 77-59 win over Mercury

Jun. 12, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale made four 3-points and had 20 points, Satou Sabally scored eight of her 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 77-59 on Friday night. Agunbowale was 7 of 16 from the floor, including 4 of 7 from...

Charles passes Leslie on double-double list, Mystics win

Jun. 10, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds to pass Lisa Leslie for second on the WNBA's double-double list, helping the Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-71 on Thursday night. Charles, the No. 1 overall pick in 2010, has 158th...