Here’s a roundup of the Tuesday night action:
Mystics snap 8-game winning streak, hand the Dream a nightmare, 86-71
The Mystics put a nightmarish end to the Dream’s hopes of winning their ninth straight game on Tuesday night. Elena Delle Donne led the Mystics with 28 points and 16 rebounds in the 86-71 defeat. LaToya Sanders scored 13 points and Aerial Powers added 10 for the Mystics. The Dream shot an abysmal 36.1 percent from the floor and 3-of-22 from the three-point line in the home loss. For Atlanta, Angel McCoughtry scored 12 points, Elizabeth Williams added 13 and Tiffany Hayes led Atlanta scorers with 18 points.
Sky lose 24-point lead, get one-point win over the Wings, 92-91
The Sky edged out the Wings for the win by one point after losing a 24-point lead. Allie Quigley scored 22 points, Cheyenne Parker added 20 and Diamond DeShields scored 15 in the victory. Courtney Vandersloot scored 12 points and dished out 14 assists, for a double-double. After leading at half time, the Sky went cold and the Wings scored 19 more points in the third to tie it all up heading into the fourth. The Sky were able to barely hold on with a put-back by Parker with 5.3 left on the clock. Liz Cambage tallied her 12th double-double of the season for the Wings with 33 points and 13 rebounds.
The @wnbachicagosky and @DallasWings battled it out down-the-stretch in a close matchup as the Sky finished strong to take home the win! ️— WNBA (@WNBA) August 1, 2018
Check out the best buckets from the fourth quarter! #WatchMeWork pic.twitter.com/x4MNYC1162
Storm overwhelm Mercury with great shooting to get the win, 102-91
The Storm overpowered the Mercury on Tuesday night, 102-91. Jewell Loyd scored 29 points, Breanna Stewart added 16 points and 8 boards, and Natasha Howard chipped in 15 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks in the win for the Storm.
The Storm shot an impressive 54.1% from the field and 50% from the three-point line on 11-of-22. In the loss, Britney Griner scored 25 points, grabbed 6 boards, dished 7 assists and blocked 3 shots for the Mercury, while Diana Taurasi finished the night with 20 points.