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Thursday morning WNBA links: Sylvia Fowles puts up second ridiculous stat line

The Sky pulled out a big win to keep their distance from the Mystics and the Liberty and San Antonio won their first game since learning that Becky Hammon will be out for the season.

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Sylvia Fowles led the Sky with an impressive individual performance.
Sylvia Fowles led the Sky with an impressive individual performance.
  • Philip Hersh of The Chicago Tribune recaps the Chicago Sky's triumph over the Washington Mystics Wednesday afternoon. Sylvia Fowles led all scorers and rebounders with 26 and 18. Read more >>>
  • Sarah Trotto of The Chicago Sun-Times recapped the only game this season Fowles had more rebounds in: a 86-75 victory over Connecticut on May 31. Sylvia recorded the 13th 20-20 game in WNBA history that day. With 30.2 points/rebounds/assists/steals/blocks per game to Elena Delle Donne's 28.4, Fowles has been arguably the biggest contributor on the Sky this year. Read more >>>
  • Swish Appeal's Ray Floriani wrote about Delle Donne's impressive start on Tuesday. She did have 18 points on Wednesday, but shot just 26.3 percent from the field. She is shooting 43 percent on the season and could become the first rookie to lead WNBA All-Star voting. Read more >>>
  • Swish Appeal's Albert Lee wrote about the Mystics and compared them to the Wizards and Capitals in terms of where they stand in their effort to become an elite team. On Wednesday the Mystics had the look of a team that could hang with Chicago and battle with them for playoff seeding, but fifth place Indiana is also breathing down Washington's neck having won three straight. Read more >>>
  • The San Antonio Express-News recaps the Silver Stars' victory over the Phoenix Mercury. Read more >>>
  • Odeen Domingo of azcentral sports recaps the same game, which an injured Brittney Griner did not play in. Read more >>>
  • Odeen Domingo also wrote an article on Tuesday about Penny Taylor's return to the Mercury. Read more >>>
  • For information on the Becky Hammon injury, check out Nate's links post from Monday.