Despite 26 points from Epiphanny Prince, the Mystics edged the top-seeded Liberty in two overtimes, 86-83.
Many had predicted a Sparks upset, but the Lynx held them off, 67-65, behind Maya Moore’s 33 points.
Round two starts tomorrow:
Sky at Fever, 4 p.m. Pacific/7 p.m. Eastern
Mercury at Shock, 6 p.m. Pacific/9 p.m. Eastern
Both games are on LiveAccess and NBATV.
The Shock hosts Phoenix tomorrow night in what could be their last hurrah.
Thanks for the memories, one fan says.
Elena Delle Donne is great, but the Sky’s guards can do the heavy lifting, too.
Nike has released a shoe inspired by Delle Donne.
All-star center Tina Charles is determined to help her community.
The Mystics have brought a local flavor to their playoff run.