Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker every scored 16 factors because the Chicago Sky ended the Washington Mystics’s unbeaten begin to the season.
Saturday night time’s WNBA scores
- Washington Mystics 86-88 Chicago Sky
- Los Angeles Sparks 75-81 Seattle Storm
- Minnesota Lynx 78-69 Connecticut Solar
Washington Mystics 86-88 Chicago Sky
Gabby Williams and Cheyenne Parker every scored 16 factors and Courtney Vandersloot grabbed an important late steal because the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 88-86 on Saturday night time.
Allie Quigley added 15 factors, Kahleah Copper scored 14 and Diamond DeShields – who has seen restricted motion as she recovers from a knee harm – had a season-high 10 factors for Chicago (3-1).
Washington’s Aerial Powers made 1-of-2 free throws to make it 84-all with 43.2 seconds left earlier than Parker made a lay-up and Ariel Atkins hit two foul pictures. Parker was fouled as she made a brief jumper however missed the And 1 and the Sky led 88-86 with 5.9 to play.
After the Mystics known as a timeout, Vandersloot stole a move from Emma Meesseman to seal the win.
Atkins scored 24 factors and Powers added 20 for the Mystics (3-1). Myisha Hines-Allen had 13 factors, 12 rebounds and three steals.
Washington got here into the sport the lone undefeated staff within the WNBA.
The Sky opened the fourth quarter with an 11-2 run to take a nine-point lead when Parker made a jumper with 6:43 remaining. Washington answered with a 12-Four spurt to trim the deficit to 79-76 almost 4 minutes later.
Williams hit a three-pointer however after Hines-Allen made two free throws Atkins nailed a triple after which two foul pictures for Washington to make it 83-82 with 1:14 left.
Los Angeles Sparks 75-81 Seattle Storm
Breanna Stewart had 21 factors, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals and the Seattle Storm by no means trailed of their 81-75 win over the Los Angeles Sparks.
Jewell Loyd added 17 factors, Jordin Canada – beginning rather than Sue Hen (relaxation) – scored a season-high 16 and rookie Ezi Magbegor had a career-high 12 factors for Seattle because the Storm (3-1) bounced again from an 89-71 loss to the Washington Mystics on Thursday.
Candace Parker had 19 factors and 12 rebounds to guide the Sparks (2-2). Riquna Williams hit 4-of-7 from three-point vary and completed with 16 factors and Nneka Ogwumike scored 14.
Canada’s brief jumper halfway via the fourth quarter ended the Storm’s drought of almost eight minutes and not using a area purpose and Loyd adopted with a three-pointer to make it 73-65 with 4:19 to go.
Parker and Ogwumike made baskets 13 seconds aside to make it a four-point sport with two minutes remaining however neither staff scored once more till Canada made two free throws with 35.5 seconds to play that made it 79-73. Chelsea Grey made a put-back of a missed three-pointer by Brittney Sykes however Magbegor answered with a lay-up lower than two seconds later to cap the scoring.
Minnesota Lynx 78-69 Connecticut Solar
Sylvia Fowles had 21 factors and 13 rebounds and Napheesa Collier provided 17 factors, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks because the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Solar 78-69.
Collier made all seven of her pictures from the sector and had 4 assists. Rookie Crystal Dangerfield had a season-high 17 factors for the Lynx (3-1), who trailed by as many as 10 factors late within the first half.
Jasmine Thomas hit a three-pointer to drag Connecticut (0-4) even at 65-all with 6:50 to play however Minnesota scored the subsequent 11 factors because the Solar went scoreless for five-plus minutes. Damiris Dantas scored all 5 of her factors throughout that stretch and completed with eight rebounds and two steals.
DeWanna Bonner led the Solar with 28 factors, together with 5 three-pointers, and Brionna Jones had a season-high 15 factors. Bonner, acquired from the Phoenix Mercury this offseason in alternate for 3 first-round draft picks, is averaging a career-best 27.5 factors per sport this season.
Connecticut shot simply 34.9 per cent (22-of-63) from the sector and have been outrebounded 40-27.