Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball’ Category

Turner’s late free throw helps Mercury avoid upset to knock off Liberty

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Kahleah Copper scored 23 points, Candace Parker had a double-double and the Chicago Sky beat the Dallas Wings 81-64 in a first-round WNBA playoff game on Thursday night.

Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young lead Aces to tough win over Mercury in regular-season finale

Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, Jackie Young scored on a putback with 4.3 seconds left and Ji-Su Park blocked a final shot as the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Phoenix Mercury 84-83 in Phoenix, Az., on Sunday in a regular-season finale.

Sun start game with 17-0 run to stomp Sparks, clinch bye to semifinals

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Jonquel Jones had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-57 on Thursday night to secure a double bye to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs.

Sun use balanced attack to burst past Wings for 10th straight victory

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

Brionna Jones had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Connecticut beat the Dallas Wings 83-56 on Tuesday night for the Sun's 10th win in a row.

Sylvia Fowles record a double-double as Lynx defeat Sparks

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021

Kayla McBride scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 15 points and 17 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 66-57 on Thursday night.

Candace Parker leads Sky to 2nd consecutive victory over Storm

Sunday, August 29th, 2021

Candace Parker scored a season-high 25 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 107-75 on Sunday to complete a two-game sweep.

Sylvia Fowles’ monster performance lifts Lynx past Storm

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Sylvia Fowles scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 76-70 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.

Storm rout Sun to win inaugural WNBA Commissioner’s Cup

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Breanna Stewart scored 15 of her 17 points in the first quarter and the Seattle Storm routed the Connecticut Sun 79-57 on Thursday night to win the inaugural WNBA Commissioner's Cup.

Delle Donne back practising, grateful for support after long WNBA absence

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Elena Delle Donne is back practicing with the Washington Mystics although still isn't sure when she'll step on the court in a game for the team. Se hasn't played in the WNBA since leading the team to the 2019 title.

Arike Ogunbowale’s MVP performance leads WNBA All-Stars over U.S. Olympic team

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points and the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 on Wednesday night in the league's All-Star Game.