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Parker scores 31 as Sparks beat Wings 89-84

LOS ANGELES (AP) Candace Parker had 31 points and a season-high 13 rebounds in an emotional performance after losing her former coach Pat Summitt, and the Los Angeles Sparks rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat the Dallas Wings 89-84 on Tuesday night. Parker, a former Tennessee Volunteer, wore orange shoes with the word ''rebound'' written on them to honor Summitt, who passed...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dream vs Storm preview: Atlanta looks to snap skid in Seattle

The Atlanta Dream look to snap a three-game losing streak when they travel to the Pacific Northwest to take on the Seattle Storm. The Atlanta Dream look to snap a three-game skid Tuesday night when they continue their road trip in Seattle against the Storm. After starting the season 6-1, the Dream have gone 2-5 over their next seven games. They have fallen to second place in the...
Via Peachtree Hoops
9 hours ago

Tamika Catchings calls her Legacy Tour Pat Summitt’s Legacy

Tamika Catchings, in her 16th and final season in the WNBA woke up this morning and couldn’t stop crying. After a night of tossing and turning, she woke up to the dreaded news—her dear friend and previous coach Pat Summitt had died. Catchings was an All-American at Tennessee where she played from 1997 to 2001 under coach Summitt. Catchings was a freshman the year the team went...
Via Excelle Sports
11 hours ago

Tennessee great Candace Parker shares handwritten recruiting note from Pat Summitt

Legendary Tennessee Lady Vols head coach Pat Summitt passed away earlier today at the age of 64, after being diagnosed with early onset dementia in 2012. The internet is full of great tributes today, including those from President Barack Obama and fellow Tennessee legend Peyton Manning. Now, Candace Parker, one of Summitt’s best players, has tweeted a photo of a handwritten recruiting...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Portrait of a WNBA trade with Kelsey Bone

NEW YORK—On Saturday, it was business as usual for all-star forward and center Kelsey Bone, who woke up in the early morning hours to catch an 11:00 a.m. flight to Los Angeles for the Connecticut Sun’s Sunday game against the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sun touched down in L.A. and by 4:00 p.m., Bone was lacing up to practice when she got a call to go speak with Coach Curt Miller...
Via Excelle Sports
21 hours ago

Scouting Wings-Sparks: Karima Christmas tries to continue hot streak

Dallas Wings at Los Angeles Sparks Tuesday, 9:00 p.m. TV: ESPN 2.Storyline to watchThe last time the Wings (7-8) played the Sparks (13-1) Dallas was in the middle of a six-game losing streak. Now Dallas is back on track with a full roster. A road matchup with the team with the best record in the WNBA is a litmus test for where Dallas stands now.Scouting the WingsSmall forward Karima...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Mystics vs. Lynx final score: Meesseman, Hill, stingy defense lead Washington to an 87-63 smackdown

Beating the Lynx is just something that the Mystics do. But the way they did it today was particularly impressive. The Washington Mystics have a thing for beating the Minnesota Lynx. Since Mike Thibault took over as head coach for the 2013 season, they went 4-2 in regular season games. After losing 83-76 on June 11 to Minnesota, we all figured that Washington was ready for revenge...
Via Bullets Forever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury acquire All-Star Bone from Sun for Williams

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Mercury acquired All-Star forward Kelsey Bone from the Connecticut Sun on Saturday for rookie guard Courtney Williams and the rights to second-round draft pick Jillian Alleyne. The Sun also received San Antonio's 2017 second-round pick, acquired by the Mercury earlier this season. The 6-foot-4 Bone was an All-Star and the WNBA's most-improved player last...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mystics vs. Mercury final score: Taurasi refuses to let Washington complete comeback in 91-79 loss

The Mystics put up a strong fight, but the Mercury's star power prevailed. Well, it was a nice run. But after a three-game winning streak, the Mystics fall back below .500 with a 91-79 loss to the Phoenix Mercury.The Mercury have struggled this season, particularly on the road, but they came out sharp tonight. Their length bothered the Mystics defensively, cutting off the passing...
Via Bullets Forever
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Cooper on return of Sancho Lyttle for Atlanta Dream

"We're glad that she's back." Michael Cooper on the return of Sancho Lyttle as Dream take on Liberty.
Via FOX Sports South
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diggins scores 20, leads Wings past Mercury

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Skylar Diggins scored 12 of her 20 points in the decisive third quarter, Glory Johnson had 16 points with 10 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury for the second time in four days, 100-90 at home Tuesday night. Diggins put the Wings ahead for good with a tiebreaking 3-pointer just more than 2 minutes after halftime, then added a jumper and a running...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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