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Liberty hand Stars another road loss

July 11, 2016 GMT

Amanda Zahui B. scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and the host New York Liberty never trailed in their 75-65 win over the Stars on Sunday.

Monique Currie led the Stars (5-15) with 17 points. Sydney Colson scored a career-high 12, and rookie Moriah Jefferson added 11 points and three steals.

The Stars have lost eight of their last 11 overall and fell to 1-9 on the road.

Sugar Rodgers added 11 points, while Shavonte Zellous and Tina Charles scored 10 apiece for the Liberty (15-6), who have won three in a row and 11 of their last 12. Carolyn Swords tied her career high with 11 rebounds.

Zahui B. scored eight points during a 16-7 spurt that gave New York its biggest lead, 71-58, with 3:25 remaining.

The Liberty got 38 points from their bench.

Sparks 93, Mystics 82: In Los Angeles, Candace Parker hit four 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists for the Sparks.

Nneka Ogwumike had 22 points and Jantel Lavender added 20 on 9-of-11 shooting for the Sparks (18-1). Los Angeles has won seven straight and needs two wins to tie the 1998 Houston Comets for the best start in WNBA history.

Sky 100, Mercury 95: In Rosemont, Illinois, Elena Delle Donne scored 19 points, including a late 3-pointer, and UT-ex Imani Boyette had her second double-double for Chicago.

Boyette had 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. Allie Quigley added 21 points, Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points, seven assists and three steals, and Jamierra Faulkner scored 11 with seven assists for Chicago (8-11).

Dream 67, Sun 63: In Uncasville, Connecticut, Angel McCoughtry tied her career high with four 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, and Sancho Lyttle scored 17 and grabbed 14 rebounds to lift Atlanta. Elizabeth Williams, acquired from the Sun in February, added 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots for the Dream (11-9).

Fever 93, Storm 82: In Seattle, Shenise Johnson tied a career high with five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 18 points to lead six Indiana players in double figures. Tamika Catchings added 15 points, Lynetta Kizer and Devereaux Peters scored 12 apiece and Tiffany Mitchell and Erlana Larkins had 11 points each for Indiana (9-11).

Breanna Stewart led the Storm with 32 points and 11 rebounds.