Mystics win, and Stars coach Hughes OK

Mystics win, and Stars coach Hughes OK

Tonight’s result:

The Mystics escaped the Stars, 66-63. San Antonio coach Dan Hughes was knocked over the sideline chairs by Danielle Robinson, chasing a loose ball. He was taken off the court in a stretcher and to the hospital. He sustained a low back injury, and is expected to coach Saturday’s game.

Thank goodness.


Elena Delle Donne has better stats than LeBron James, Steve Nash and Kevin Durant.


Stefanie Dolson and Emma Meesseman are building a foundation together in the WNBA and abroad.


The patience of Jewell Loyd’s coaches helped her overcome a slow start to her rookie season.


Rookie Cierra Burdick will miss the rest of the season after having surgery today to repair a stress fracture in her foot.

International news:

Liz Cambage responds to teammate Rachel Jarry’s criticism of her for missing national team camp.

College news:

Illinois coach Matt Bollant spoke for the first time since being the subject of a coach abuse lawsuit.

Recee’ Caldwell has transferred from UCLA to Texas Tech.

Former Indiana guard Taylor Agler – Sparks coach Brian Agler’s daughter – will transfer to Ohio University. Originally she had planned to play at Texas Tech.