The Mystics were missing Alana Beard, and the Dream were minus Angel McCoughtry, but the two teams battled into overtime before Washington prevailed, 98-90.
The Seattle Storm were down 64-39 to Minnesota after three quarters tonight. They rallied back in the last period, lead by point guard Sue Bird, but it wasn’t enough. The Lynx won, 81-74. They were Rebekkah Brunson’s 22 points and 14 rebounds. Another story, with pictures.
Other W news:
Coach Pokey Chatman plans to take the Chicago Sky to new heights.
Chatman wants center Sylvia Fowles to shoot more.
The Phoenix Mercury, who travel to Los Angeles tomorrow night for a matchup, need to work on their offense.
Hall of Fame:
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will host its 13th annual induction weekend.
Former WNBA president Val Ackerman is one of the inductees.
Ackerman considers the WNBA her third child.
Karina Alofaituli has been released from her National Letter of Intent with Arizona State and has reopened her recruitment.