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WNBA preview: Stars at Washington

August 28, 2016 GMT

Stars (5-19) atWash. Mystics (10-15)When, where: 6 p.m. today, Verizon CenterRadio, TV: KTKR-AM 760, ESPN3PROBABLE STARTERSStars: PG Moriah Jefferson (5-6, 1st year), SG Sydney Colson (5-8, 3rd), SF Monique Currie (6-0, 11th), PF Dearica Hamby (6-3, 2nd), C Jayne Appel Marinelli (6-4, 7th)Mystics: PG Ivory Latta (5-6, 10th), SG Natasha Cloud (6-0, 2nd), SF Tierra Ruffin-Pratt (5-10, 4th year), PF Emma Meeseman (6-4, 4th), C Kia Vaughn (6-4, 8th)RESERVESStars: C Kayla Alexander (6-4, 4th), F Haley Peters (6-3, 1st), C Astou Ndour (6-5, 2nd), G Jazmon Gwathmey (6-2, 1st), C-F Vicki Baugh (6-4, 3rd)Mystics: G-F Kahleah Cooper (6-1, 1st), C Stefanie Dolson (6-5, 3rd), G Tayler Hill (5-9, 4th), F Ally Malott (6-4, 2nd), F-C Latoya Sanders (6-3, 5th), G Leilani Mitchell (5-5, 8th)COACHESStars: Dan HughesMystics: Mike ThibaultSTAT LEADERS (per-game averages)Stars: Points (Jefferson, 12.3), rebounds (Hamby, 5.2), assists (Jefferson, 4.0), steals (Jefferson, 1.4), blocks (Marinelli, 1.1)Mystics: Points (Meesseman, 15.7), rebounds (Meesseman, 5.6), assists (Cloud, 3.1), steals (Meesseman, 1.3), blocks (Dolson, 1.0)NOTABLETonight’s game is the first of three games in five days for the Stars, with the first two coming on the road. They play Tuesday at Connecticut.Terrence Thomas