Today’s game results:
The Mystics came from behind to stop the Lynx, 90-78.
Kristi Toliver led the way with 19 points, including five three-pointers. Rookie Myisha Hines-Allen had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and rookie Ariel Atkins and Natasha Cloud each chipped in 14 points. Washington is 4-0 for the first time in franchise history.
The Sparks beat the Mercury, 80-72, in Candace Parker’s return.
The Storm spoiled the Aces home opener with a 105-98 win. Big, enthusiastic crowd on hand to welcome the team, and the game was well-played.
WNBA player news:
Skylar Diggins-Smith challenges ESPN to hire more female reporters.
College coach news:
Washington State coach Kamie Ethridge has hired Jackie Nared as assistant coach, and is reeling in the recruits.
Brian Wilson is a new assistant coach at Quinnipiac.
USA Basketball news:
Coach Jeff Walz seeks another gold medal with the U18 team.
At the U17 trials, 45 remain competing for roster spots.
The NBA Academy women’s tournament in India has tipped off.
A statue of the legendary coach will be unveiled in Clarksville, Tenn. June 15.