Playoff races continue to tighten

Tonight’s results:

The Shock gained ground over the Stars in the Western Conference playoff race, routing them 79-62. Tulsa forward Glory Johnson tied the franchise record with her 17th double-double of the season.

The Sparks squeaked by the Dream, 80-77. They are still in third place in the West.

The Mystics beat the Fever, 74-61, putting themselves in second place in the East. Indiana falls to fifth.

The Liberty are in the East’s third spot after downing the Sun, 71-66. Connecticut was without leading scorer Chiney Ogwumike for the second straight game, as she recovered from an abscessed tooth.

The lone game for tomorrow features none other than Minnesota at Phoenix.

The Mercury are gunning for first place.

It’s a must-win for the Lynx.

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Diana Taurasi has signed a multi-year contract extension.

U18’s at the World Championships:

Team USA defeated Canada, 107-76, to advance to the semifinals as the number one seed.