No close ones today

Today’s results:

The Mercury routed the Fever, 87-65.

The Lynx defeated the Mystics, 93-75, for their fifth straight victory.

WNBA team news:

The Olympic break helped rejuvenate the Mercury.

WNBA player news:

Skylar Diggins-Smith is on a mission.

Isabelle Harrison has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been placed in the league’s health and safety protocols.

Dana Evans is the backup point guard the Sky have needed.

Simone Edwards’ former Seattle Storm teammates came together and raised $50,000 toward her cancer treatment.