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Wiggins leads Lynx over Atlanta

Wiggins leads Lynx over Atlanta

Candice Wiggins scored 23 points and Nicky Anosike had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 91-85 win over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night.
Charde Houston added 18 points for the Lynx (7-3), who made 13 3-pointers to win their third straight. Roneeka Hodges had 15 points on 5-for-7 shooting from beyond the arc.
Iziane Castro Marques scored 31 points for the Dream (4-6), who remained one victory from eclipsing last season's total.
The Lynx went on a 14-2 run early in the third quarter, capped by Hodges' back-to-back 3s to give them a 70-54 lead.
Wiggins has picked up the scoring slack for Minnesota since Seimone Augustus' season-ending knee injury, averaging 23.3 points during the winning streak.
Mystics 84, Silver Stars 82
At San Antonio, Alana Beard hit a 16-footer with 1.9 seconds left to help the Mystics beat the Silver Stars.
The Mystics (5-3) broke a three-game losing streak.
The Silver Stars (3-4) were trying to edge past the .500 mark for the first time this season.
Beard and Lindsey Harding led the Mystics with 19 points apiece. Beard picked up her fifth foul before the third quarter buzzer and went to the bench, but came back a minute later when the Silver Stars trimmed a 12-point deficit to one.
The Silver Stars had a chance to win, but Belinda Snell's 3-pointer at the buzzer bounced off the rim.
Sky 74, Monarchs 72
At Chicago, Jia Perkins scored eight of her 17 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Sky rally to beat the Monarchs.
Chicago (6-3) trailed 67-62 with 2:41 to play when Candace Dupree started a 9-0 spurt with a two free-throws. She added a jumper seconds later and Perkins followed with a layup for a 68-67 lead.
The Sky improved to a franchise record 5-0 at home.
Nicole Powell scored 21 to lead the Monarchs, who have lost six straight and slipped to a league-worst 1-8 overall. Kara Lawson had 11 points for Sacramento.
Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 14 rebounds for Chicago.


Updated : 2021-05-15 17:35 GMT+08:00