Celebrate the greatness of Sylvia Fowles, Brittney Griner and Elena Delle Donne.
The Connecticut Sun (20-6) have won eight games in a row. The Phoenix Mercury (15-10) have notched six-straight wins. Can both squads keep rolling? The Sun meet the Washington Mystics (10-15) while the Mercury host the Chicago Sky (14-12). In other action, the Los Angeles Sparks (10-16) and New York Liberty (11-16) will look to get back in the win column against the Indiana Fever (5-19) and Minnesota Lynx (15-9), respectively.
The Dallas Wings remain one of the more frustrating teams in the WNBA for fantasy basketball players, as inconsistent rotations make it difficult to assess which Wings players to roll out there on any given day. Isabelle Harrison, Charli Collier, and Awak Kuier are all names to keep an eye on.
Natasha Cloud, a pass-first point guard, takes the Washington Mystics to a whole new level when she can score and on Saturday night she was phenomenal in an incredible comeback victory over the Dallas Wings. Washington was without Elena Delle Donne and Tina Charles.
Kahleah Copper scored 26 points and the Chicago Sky closed out a win over the mighty Seattle Storm in impressive fashion. Plus, Skylar Diggins-Smith and the Phoenix Mercury kept rolling with another win over the New York Liberty, this time without Brittney Griner.
Erica McCall of the Washington Mystics was called for a block on Arike Ogunbowale of the Dallas Wings at a critical moment late. The call was originally a charge on Ogunbowale.
Players of the New School is now a podcast! In her first episode, women’s sports culturalist Jasmine Baker takes the show on the road to Denver. She ate pancakes and chatted with breaking news queen Rachel Galligan about competing against Shams. Baker also spoke with University of Denver head coach Doshia Woods, discussing her first season, the challenges of COVID and the new era in women’s basketball.
Will the Washington Mystics (9-14), Dallas Wings (10-14) or Los Angeles Sparks (10-14) earn the eighth and final playoff berth? Thursday night could go a long ways toward answering this question. The Mystics host the Wings while the Sparks face the Connecticut Sun (18-6) for the first of two games. The Las Vegas Aces (17-7) and Atlanta Dream (6-18) also are in action.
Brittney Griner left the game late with an ankle injury and it is not yet known how long she will be out, but she was spectacular in 30 minutes of play and threw down the 15th dunk of her WNBA career as the Phoenix Mercury easily took care of the New York Liberty.
Coming off a pair of disappointing losses, the New York Liberty (11-14) welcome the streaking Phoenix Mercury (13-10) — winners of four-straight games — to Barclays Center at 7 p.m. ET for the first of two games. Can the Liberty find a way to hang with and then close out the Mercury?
Emma Meesseman of the Washington Mystics has decided to rest after a long series of overseas commitments that caused her to miss games up until now.
Sylvia Fowles posted the fourth 20/20 game of her career, the fourth 25/20 game in WNBA history and the first of a specific stat line in the Minnesota Lynx’s Tuesday night win over the Seattle Storm. Plus, the Connecticut Sun clinched the playoffs and the Washington Mystics and Chicago Sky also secured wins.
Tuesday brings four games with playoff implications. Not only do two first-place teams — the Connecticut Sun (17-6) and Las Vegas Aces (17-6) — face off, but the other two in the top four — the Seattle Storm (18-7) and Minnesota Lynx (14-9) — also meet. At the other end of the standings, the Los Angeles Sparks (10-13) and Washington Mystics (8-14) are competing for eighth place and the Chicago Sky (11-12) have the opportunity to return to .500 against the Atlanta Dream (6-17).
Brittney Sykes ensured victory for the Los Angeles Sparks over the New York Liberty in regulation by blocking a Sabrina Ionescu three at the buzzer. Erica Wheeler was also key in the fourth quarter and led LA in scoring. Plus, the Seattle Storm spoiled Elena Delle Donne’s return to the Washington Mystics.
The New York Liberty and Los Angeles Sparks face off while they are separated by one game in the standings. The Seattle Storm were victorious in their last outing and will face the Washington Mystics, who remain in the playoff race despite have dropped their last three games.
The Minnesota Lynx eclipsed the 100-point mark in their win over the Chicago Sky and Layshia Clarendon continued her feel-good storyline. Plus, the Phoenix Mercury ran away with a win over the Atlanta Dream.
The Seattle Storm have dropped their last two games and will look to right the ship against the New York Liberty, who beat Seattle two days ago. The Dallas Wings are in the hunt for the playoffs as they come down the last stretch of the regular season. They face the last-place Indiana Fever.
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