Whoa, now! Game results and player performances to ponder

Angel McCoughtry lifted the Dream over the defending champion Lynx, 76-74, with a last-second shot. It was Atlanta’s first win over Minnesota in nine tries.

The Liberty snagged their first win, 94-89 over the Wings, on the strength of Tina Charles’ breakout fourth quarter.

The Storm held off the Mystics, 81-77. Jewell Loyd once again led Seattle, with 27 points.

Current standings.

Only one game tomorrow:

Mystics at Mercury

Transactions:

May 28, 2018

Los Angeles Samuelson, Karlie Released
Phoenix Wright, Imani Waived

May 27, 2018

Chicago Bulgak, Adut Waived
Chicago Hopkins, Chelsea Waived
Chicago Ndour, Astou Activated

The Mercury have re-signed Angel Robinson.

Jantel Lavender has returned from overseas to join the Sparks.

WNBA team news:

The Liberty are courting potential owners.

This week’s power rankings have a different look: Sparks, Sun, Mystics, Lynx and Storm round out the top five.

WNBA player news:

Breanna Stewart is embracing change to help sex abuse victims.

The new Jordan Brand poster has Maya Moore’s popularity soaring.

Jordin Canada is helping spark Seattle.

Renee Montgomery’s gluten-free turkey meal.

Podcast featuring Sun guard Jasmine Thomas.

Alyssa Thomas and Chelsea Gray are the Eastern and Western Conference players of the month.

WNBA coach news:

Dan Hughes is still rocking in the WNBA.

College player news:

Ball State grad transfer Carmen Grande has joined Ohio State. She is a point guard.

College coach news:

Buffalo coach Felisha Legette-Jack has signed a five-year contract extension.

Holly Warlick is excited by Jazmine Massengill and other new Lady Vols.

Dawn Staley won’t go out of her way to speak to Missouri AD Jim Sterk.

Aaron Kallhoff is LSU’s new assistant coach.

Scepter Brownlee and Keith Freeman are new assistant coaches at Old Dominion.

Carlos Adamson is a new assistant coach at Eastern Michigan.

Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb was asked by Southwest Airlines yesterday that her son belonged to her.

Another story on the incident.

USA Basketball:

Far from home, Aliyah Boston has found a home on the court with USA Basketball.

High school news:

Yamhill-Carleton High School in Oregon has hired Heather Roberts as their boy’s varsity coach.