Oh what a night

Records broken:

The Lynx routed the Fever, 87-63, to go 11-0 and break the WNBA record for best season start.

The Sparks downed the Sky, 98-85, to go 10-0 and break the franchise record for best start.

Holy long games, Batman:

The Mystics outlasted the Sun in three overtimes, 109-106.

Close ones:

The Liberty edged the Wings, 91-88.

The Stars outlasted the Storm, 77-70.


Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike, the Western Conference player of the week, had 27 points and 12 rebounds. She was one of five Los Angeles players in double figures.

Sun guard Alex Bentley put up 31 points.

Liberty center Tina Charles scored 28 points.

Stars and Storm rookies lead the way for their teams. Moriah Jefferson had a career-high 19 for San Antonio and Breanna Stewart put up 19 for Seattle.