Odyssey Sims hit the go-ahead jumper with 6.Four seconds to play and completed with 16 factors within the Minnesota Lynx’s 73-72 victory over the Chicago Sky on Wednesday evening.
Wednesday evening’s WNBA scores
- Minnesota Lynx 73-72 Chicago Sky
- Phoenix Mercury 91-68 Washington Mystics
- Las Vegas Aces 74-71 Indiana Fever
- Connecticut Solar 75-78 Atlanta Dream
Minnesota Lynx 73-72 Chicago Sky
Sylvia Fowles added 10 factors and 12 rebounds for Minnesota. She has 156 profession double-doubles, one shy of the WNBA report set by Lisa Leslie.
Asia Taylor, who signed as a free agent with Minnesota on July 2, scored a career-high 13 factors. The Lynx (9-6) have now gained three in row.
Sims drove, spun into the lane, pump faked to get her defender within the air and hit a jumper that proved to be the winner. Chicago’s Allie Quigley missed a deep three-point shot as time expired.
Quigley scored 17 of her 24 factors within the second half and tied her profession excessive with six three-pointers, together with two throughout a 14-Zero run that gave the Sky (7-8) a 55-54 lead, their first since halfway via the primary quarter, with 22 seconds left within the third.
There have been three ties and 9 lead adjustments from there.
Phoenix Mercury 91-68 Washington Mystics
Brittney Griner had 25 factors and eight rebounds and DeWanna Bonner added 22 factors, seven rebounds and 5 assists because the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 91-68 on Wednesday for his or her fifth win in six video games.
Griner and Bonner every scored 15 factors within the first half, and Phoenix used a 10-Zero run halfway via the second quarter to take a 49-44 lead on the break. The Mercury led 70-58 on the finish of the third quarter and held Washington to 10 fourth-quarter factors.
Briann January added 18 factors and 6 rebounds for Phoenix (7-6).
Tianna Hawkins paced Washington (9-5) with 24 factors and 7 rebounds, and Ariel Atkins added 14 factors. The Mystics misplaced back-to-back video games for simply the second time this season.
Washington ahead Elena Delle Donne didn’t play after struggling a nasal fracture in the course of the first quarter towards Los Angeles on Sunday. She is averaging 15.2 factors and seven.7 rebounds for the season
Las Vegas Aces 74-71 Indiana Fever
Liz Cambage had 19 factors and 6 rebounds, A’ja Wilson scored 12 factors and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 74-71 for his or her fourth straight victory.
Cambage made a driving lay-up to provide Las Vegas a 70-68 lead till Indiana rookie Teaira McCowan grabbed an offensive rebound and scored with 33.7 seconds left to tie it.
Wilson scored inside on a damaged play with 15.1 seconds left and added two free throws on Las Vegas’ subsequent possession for a three-point lead. The Fever didn’t get off a three-point try on their last possession.
Kayla McBride and Kelsey Plum every scored 14 factors for Las Vegas (10-5), who’ve gained eight straight over Indiana.
Candice Dupree scored 13 factors and McCowan had 11 factors and 12 rebounds for Indiana (6-10). The Fever had simply 4 factors via the primary eight minutes of the fourth quarter.
Connecticut Solar 75-78 Atlanta Dream
Tiffany Hayes scored 18 factors and Elizabeth Williams had a season-high 17 factors and 9 rebounds in Atlanta’s victory over Connecticut.
Renee Montgomery added 12 factors for Atlanta (4-10) whereas Courtney Williams led Connecticut (9-6) with 13 factors.
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