Liz Cambage recorded 24 factors and 11 rebounds and Jackie Younger added 22 factors to assist the Las Vegas Aces notch a 96-93 victory over the host Washington Mystics on Saturday.
Riquna Williams scored 20 factors and made 4 of 6 from three-point vary for the Aces (7-3). Reigning WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson had 15 factors and 15 rebounds however made simply three of her 14 photographs.
Myisha Hines-Allen recorded season highs of 32 factors and 13 rebounds for Washington (2-5). Ariel Atkins tallied 29 factors and WNBA main scorer Tina Charles had 16, greater than 10 beneath her per-game common.
Charles confirmed her versatility early, hitting two three-pointers within the first half. Whereas Charles claimed she wasn’t involved about guarding the 6ft 8in Cambage in a current press convention, the remainder of the Mystics’ protection appeared troubled by her measurement.
WNBA: Saturday’s Outcomes
|Las Vegas Aces||96-93||Washington Mystics|
|Chicago Sky||63-68||Los Angeles Sparks|
|New York Liberty||65-84||Connecticut Solar|
Cambage had a dominant sport, and with 7:17 left within the second quarter, she laughed as she scored on Charles with a leap hook within the put up.
With underneath three minutes remaining, Atkins hit back-to-back threes as a part of a 13-0 run. Hines-Allen tied the sport at 90 on two free throws with a minute left.
Wilson drove to the rim to offer the Aces a 92-90 benefit with 41.2 seconds left. Wilson later intercepted an inbound cross from Charles within the closing seconds to seal the sport.
Wheeler helps Sparks knock off slumping Sky
Erica Wheeler scored a game-high 22 factors, together with a few key buckets within the final two minutes, to raise the Los Angeles Sparks to a 68-63 win over the visiting Chicago Sky.
Wheeler hit a driving layup with 1:19 left within the sport for a 63-58 lead, then transformed a pull-up jumper on Los Angeles’ subsequent possession for a seven-point benefit with 42.4 seconds remaining.
Wheeler and Amanda Zahui B mixed to make three of 4 foul photographs within the closing 30 seconds to place the sport away and hand the Sky their seventh straight setback.
Zahui B and Te’a Cooper every added 13 factors for the Sparks (4-3), who personal three wins over Chicago. Nia Coffey chipped in 10 as Los Angeles received their second straight sport with out main scorer Nneka Oguwmike (knee sprain).
Kahleah Copper scored 15 factors for the Sky (2-7), who performed with out Candace Parker (sprained ankle) for the eighth straight sport. Ruthy Hebard got here off the bench so as to add 14 and Diamond DeShields hit for 10 factors.
WNBA: Sunday’s fixtures
|Atlanta Dream||vs||Minnesota Lynx|
|Dallas Wings||vs||Seattle Storm|
Jones shines for Solar as they trounce Liberty
Jonquel Jones totalled a season-high 31 factors and 13 rebounds to assist the host Connecticut Solar draw back from the New York Liberty for an 85-64 win.
Jones logged her seventh double-double of the season and the forty sixth of her profession. Brionna Jones added 14 factors and eight rebounds and DeWanna Bonner scored 11 of her 13 factors within the first half for the Solar.
Japanese Convention-leading Connecticut (8-2) have received two straight video games and three of their final 4 after beginning the yr 5-0.
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Rebecca Allen paced the Liberty with 14 factors off the bench. Sami Whitcomb had 9 factors whereas New York’s main scorer Betnijah Laney completed with simply eight factors and 6 assists.
New York (5-4) have dropped 4 of their final six video games. The Liberty have misplaced seven consecutive video games towards the Solar relationship again to 2018.