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Dream vs Liberty preview: Atlanta looks to snap streak against New York

The Atlanta Dream look to snap a six game losing streak against the Liberty in New York when the two teams meet for a mid-day matchup Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. The Atlanta Dream hit the road again on Tuesday as they open a two-game road trip with a stop at Madison Square Garden for a matchup against the New York Liberty. Atlanta comes into the game with a 2-1 record and...
Via Peachtree Hoops
5 hours ago

Dream clamp down defensively in win over Sky

The Atlanta Dream turned in a solid defensive performance in an 87-81 win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday. The Atlanta Dream captured their second win of the season with an 87-81 victory over the Chicago Sky Sunday afternoon at Philips Arena. The Dream clamped down defensively and got a good closing performance from Angel McCoughtry to secure the win. “I thought it was a well...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

Highlights: Sky lose second straight game, fall to Dream

Highlights from the Sky's 87-81 loss to the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Lynx Win Close Game over Seattle Storm, 78-71

The Minnesota veterans proved their worth in the fourth quarter to put the game away after a sloppy third. It was another marquee match up for the Minnesota Lynx as they were taking on the number one pick, Breanna Stewart, and her Seattle Storm. The Lynx answered the call again and came out on top of a close game 76-71, after winning their first two by a combined 36 points. The...
Via Canis Hoopus
1 day ago

Lynx top Storm 78-71 to move to 3-0

SEATTLE -- Maya Moore had 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots, and Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday.Lindsay Whalen added 14 points and Rebekkah Brunson scored 12 for the Lynx (3-0). Whalen moved past Sheryl Swoopes into 14th on the WNBA career scoring list with 4,882 points...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fowles, Moore lead Lynx to 78-71 win over Storm

SEATTLE (AP) Maya Moore had 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots, and Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 14 points and Rebekkah Brunson scored 12 for the Lynx (3-0). Whalen moved past Sheryl Swoopes into 14th on the WNBA career scoring list with 4,882...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

McCoughtry, Clarendon lead Dream to win over Sky

ATLANTA (AP) - Angel McCoughtry had 21 points, Layshia Clarendon scored 12 of her 15 in the second half and added a career-high eight rebounds in
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Sky vs Dream final score: Angel McCoughtry leads Atlanta past Chicago

Angel McCoughtry scored 10 of her 21 points in the third quarter as the Atlanta Dream improved to 2-1 on the season with an 87-81 win over the Chicago Sky. Angel McCoughtry scored a game-high 21 points as the Atlanta Dream overcame an early 10 point deficit to defeat the Chicago Sky 87-81 in their home opener at Philips Arena. The Dream got off to a slow start offensively falling...
Via Peachtree Hoops
1 day ago

McCoughtry, Clarendon lead Dream to 87-81 win over Sky

ATLANTA (AP) Angel McCoughtry had 21 points, Layshia Clarendon scored 12 of her 15 in the second half and added a career-high eight rebounds in the Atlanta Dream's 87-81 comeback victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday. The Dream (2-1) overcame a 10-point deficit to win. Carla Cortijo added 12 points and five assists, Sancho Lyttle scored 10 points, and Elizabeth Williams had nine...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sky vs Dream preview: Atlanta looks to bounce back at home

The Atlanta Dream return to Philips Arena for their home opener against the Chicago Sky and reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. The Atlanta Dream look to get back in the win column on Sunday when they take on the Chicago Sky and reigning WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne in their home opener at Philips Arena. The Dream come into the game with a 1-1 record having outlasted San Antonio...
Via Peachtree Hoops
2 days ago

Sparks notch Overtime win in N.Y.

NEW YORK – Nneka Ogwumike’s big plays down the stretch helped the Sparks rally and improve to 3-0 for the first time in 13 years. Ogwumike had 25 points, including five in overtime, and 15 rebounds to help the Sparks beat the New York Liberty,...
Via The OC Register
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Wings win home opener over San Antonio Stars in front of sold-out crowd

ARLINGTON - Once the smoke cleared from the pregame introductions, the Dallas Wings were left with one job - to win their home opener after their move to D-FW this past offseason.And at first it seemed the road to that win was an easy one. Dallas jumped out to an early lead over the San Antonio Stars and with 8:53 remaining in the game held a 15-point lead. But San Antonio began...
Via SportsDay
2 days ago

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PHOENIX (AP) Jewell Loyd banked in a 12-footer with 2.9 seconds remaining for the last of her career-high 30 points in the Seattle Storm's 81-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night. After Phoenix missed a pair of shots, Seattle got the ball back with 12 seconds left. Loyd got the ball on the right wing, almost lost it as she started to dribble toward the basket, then...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill scores career-high 24, Mystics beat Sun 84-76 in OT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Tayler Hill had a career-high 24 points and seven assists to help the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 84-76 in overtime on Saturday night. Hill hit 10 of 11 free throws, including 6 of 6 after regulation. Bria Hartley added 16 points and Emma Meesseman scored 14 for the Mystics (1-3). Alyssa Thomas scored 18, while Jasmine Thomas added 13 points...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics at Sun final score: Tayler Hill and Bria Hartley lead Washington to 84-76 overtime win

The Washington Mystics grabbed their first win of the season by beating the Connecticut Sun, 84-76 in overtime on the road. Tayler Hill led the Mystics with 24 points while Bria Hartley added 16 and Emma Meesseman added 14 more. For Connecticut, Alyssa Thomas scored 18 points while three more players scored in double figures. This was a back and forth game where Washington raced...
Via Bullets Forever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sparks beat Liberty in OT, improve to 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Los Angeles Sparks rallied to beat the New York Liberty 79-72 in overtime Saturday night. Candace Parker added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Sparks (3-0). They had won their first two games by an average of 30 points. Trailing 60-53 midway through the final quarter, Los Angeles rallied. Ogwumike's three-point...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream's turnover, defensive problems resurface in loss to Fever

The Atlanta Dream saw some old problems resurface in Friday's loss to the Indiana Fever The Atlanta Dream came into the season with two areas that they must improve on if they hoped to just back into the postseason picture. They must cut down on turnovers and improve on the defensive end of the floor. If their season opening win provided a bit of confidence, Friday's loss to the...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 days ago

Mystics at Sun preview: It's a must-win game situation in Connecticut

On Saturday night the Mystics (0-3) head north and face off against the Connecticut Sun (1-1). Game Info When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7 pm EST Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut. TV: WNBA League Pass. Injury Report The Mystics are still missing Ivory Latta, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, Ally Mallot to injury. LaToya Sanders is out due to overseas commitments, and...
Via Bullets Forever
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Last-seconds basket keeps Mercury winless

PHOENIX -- Jewell Loyd banked in a 12-footer with 2.9 seconds remaining for the last of her career-high 30 points in the Seattle Storm's 81-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night.After Phoenix missed a pair of shots, Seattle got the ball back with 12 seconds left. Loyd got the ball on the right wing, almost lost it as she started to dribble toward the basket, then regained...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jewell has 30 points in Storm's 81-80 victory over Mercury

PHOENIX (AP) Jewell Loyd banked in a 12-footer with 2.9 seconds remaining for the last of her career-high 30 points in the Seattle Storm's 81-80 victory over the Phoenix Mercury on Friday night. After Phoenix missed a pair of shots, Seattle got the ball back with 12 seconds left. Loyd got the ball on the right wing, almost lost it as she started to dribble toward the basket, then...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics vs Sparks Final Score: Washington can’t match L.A.'s firepower; get blown out 97-67

Turnovers and poor defense plagued the Mystics in their third outing of the season. Three games into the season and still no wins to show for it. It shouldn’t be surprising: The Mystics are a young team, and they are playing like a young team. But it’s still frustrating to watch. The Sparks broke the game open in the middle of the first quarter, and led by twelve at the half...
Via Bullets Forever
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Catchings scored 14 points, Fever hold off Dream 94-85

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings scored 14 points and the Indiana Fever held off the Atlanta Dream 94-85 on Friday night. Indiana was up by 15 after Catchings' free throw with just under 8 minutes to play when Reshanda Gray led an Atlanta comeback. Gray scored the last seven points in a 9-0 run and then had consecutive baskets as the Dream closed to 88-83 with 2:23 remaining...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dream vs Fever final score: Atlanta's late comeback falls short in 94-85 loss

The Atlanta Dream mounted a fourth quarter comeback but turnovers once again proved costly in a 94-85 loss to the Indiana Fever. The Atlanta Dream got off to a slow start and suffered their first loss of the season falling 94-85 to the Indiana Fever. The game started off well enough for the Dream who jumped out to a 10-3 lead just three minutes into the game. Indiana quickly whittled...
Via Peachtree Hoops
3 days ago

Toliver scores 19 points, Sparks beat Mystics 97-67

WASHINGTON (AP) Kristi Toliver scored 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Washington Mystics 97-67 on Friday night. Toliver was 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Jantel Lavender added 12 points, Nneka Ogwumike and Alana Beard had 10 points apiece and Candance Parker had eight points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Sparks (2-0). They are sixth in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings guard, Baylor alum Odyssey Sims feels combination of excitement and nerves ahead of Dallas opener

The Dallas Wings play their first game in their new home on Saturday against the San Antonio Stars. But it will be the first game at an old home for former Irving MacArthur and Baylor guard Odyssey Sims.Sims, the Wings' leading scorer so far this season, spoke with the media after Friday's practice about the home opener and the team's season so far.What are your emotions heading...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago
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