The Dream, Storm, Fever and Lynx had slow starts, and are now on the rise. Conversely the Wings, Sparks and Sky began strongly, and are now hitting speed bumps. It will be an interesting ride with more than half the season still to be played.
The Wings defeated the Dream, 85-73, to snap a three-game losing streak.
The Lynx beat the Sparks, 67-61, for the third time in nine days. Napheesa Collier lead the way with 26 points.
The Sun held off the Storm, 85-79. Alyssa Thomas recorded the fifth triple-double of her career.
WNBA team news:
The Sky aren’t panicking, despite their league-worst four-game skid.
WNBA player news:
Arike Ogunbowale was ejected like a champ in the fourth quarter of tonight’s game.
Allisha Gray has been a catalyst for Atlanta’s recent success.
Kelsey Plum is enjoying an offensive resurgence, but she wasn’t worried.
College team news:
Geno Auriemma talks about UConn’s potential this season……and he says Paige Bueckers should be ready to go.
College coach news:
New Iowa director of player development Tania Davis looks to build relationships through trust.