LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Washington Mystics an 80-77 victory over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Washington beat Indiana 93-84 on Thursday night for the Mystics' second victory over the Fever in five days.
Kristi Toliver and Tianna Hawkins each added 13 points for Washington (3-0), which has won the past six games in the series. Monique Currie scored 12 points, and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 10.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristi Toliver hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Elena Delle Donne had 13 points and seven assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 82-75 on Sunday.
Delle Donne hit Toliver for a 3 to make it 82-73 with 1:08 remaining. The Fever (0-2) trailed by as many as 14 points early in the fourth quarter, but Candice Dupree made a jumper and then a runner in the lane 26 seconds later to pull the Fever within six with 1:25 to play.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Emma Meesseman added 16 points and 10 boards, and the Washington Mystics beat the Dallas Wings 86-76 on Wednesday night in the first round of the playoffs.
Washington opened the second half on a 21-7 spurt, with eight points by Delle Donne, to take a 55-41 lead. But Dallas went on a 9-0 run in the fourth, capped by Skylar Diggins-Smith's fast-break layup, to pull to 71-67 with 3:13 left.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emma Meesseman scored 21 points and Kristi Toliver had 12 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter to help the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 87-82 on Sunday night to clinch a playoff spot.
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt also scored 18 points, Ivory Latta added 10 and Krystal Thomas had nine points and 11 rebounds for Washington (17-12).
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristi Toliver had 20 points, including four in the final 14 seconds, and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored a season-high 17 to help the short-handed Washington Mystics beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-80 on Sunday.
Emma Meesseman added 15 points, Tianna Hawkins scored 10 and Krystal Thomas had 16 rebounds for Washington (15-10). The Mystics were without Tayler Hill, Natasha Cloud and Elena Delle Donne, the 2015 WNBA MVP who averages a team-high 18.8 points per game.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Isabelle Harrison scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Kelsey Plum had a career-high 12 assists, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Washington Mystics 76-74 on Friday night.
San Antonio won consecutive home games for the first time since July 2015.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emma Meesseman scored 15 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 72-58 on Friday night, a victory tempered by the loss of star forward Elena Delle Donne to a sprained right ankle early in the game.
The Mystics (11-8) snapped a three-game losing streak, their longest skid of the season.
Krystal Thomas added 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting, and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 11 rebounds to pass the 550 mark for her career.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver made three of Washington's 10 3-pointers, and the Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 100-70 on Tuesday.
Delle Donne was 7 of 10 from the field and hit nine straight free throws as Washington was 26 of 29 at the line.
Washington made five 3-pointers in the first quarter and closed on a 9-0 run for a 29-12 lead. Seattle started the game making just 3 of 14 shots and the Mystics extended their lead to 56-31 at halftime.
ROSEMONT, Illinois (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 21 points and eight rebounds in her return to Chicago as the Washington Mystics beat the Sky 82-67 on Wednesday.
The 2015 MVP asked to be traded in the offseason after four seasons with the Sky. She opened the scoring with a turnaround jumper from the free throw line and finished 7 of 15 from the floor.
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Washington (2-2).
Kristi Toliver is headed to Washington.
The free agent guard signed with the Mystics on Monday, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 21 points and seven rebounds and the Connecticut Sun closed the regular season with an 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.
The Sun (14-20) scored 10 straight to lead 81-70 with 5:33 left in the fourth quarter. The Mystics (13-21) responded with four straight points but got no closer.
Alyssa Thomas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, Jasmine Thomas had 14 points with a career-high 10 assists, and Chiney Ogwumike had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stefanie Dolson scored a career-high 23 points, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had a season-best 19 points and the Washington Mystics kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 75-62 victory over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
The Mystics need to win their final two games and have eighth-place Phoenix lose its final three to make the playoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Monique Currie, Jazmon Gwathmey and Astou Ndour scored 16 points each and the San Antonio Stars beat the Washington Mystics 85-74 on Sunday to end a six-game losing streak.
San Antonio (6-19) outscored the Mystics 26-6 in the second quarter, including nine straight points to end the half up 43-20.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tayler Hill scored 18 points, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman had 17 each, and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 92-69 on Saturday night to snap a seven-game losing streak.
The Mystics (10-15) lost all seven of their games in July, and the Fever (12-13) won five of their last six. It was the first game back for both teams since the Olympic break.