Becky Hammon and the San Antonio Silver Stars are taking advantage of some fast starts.
The Silver Stars will go for their sixth straight home win as they take on the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.
San Antonio lost four of its first six games, but things seem to be clicking now. The Silver Stars (7-5) have won three in a row and five of six, including a 93-84 victory over defending champion Minnesota on Sunday.
Hammon had 23 points and eight assists while Sophia Young added 22 points and 10 rebounds. San Antonio went 13 of 25 from 3-point range, with Hammon connecting on 7 of 13.
The Silver Stars, one game behind Los Angeles for second place in the Western Conference, haven't won four straight since opening the 2011 season 4-0. Young is averaging 21.7 points during this three-game streak.
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