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McBride has 15 points in 4th, Aces move into 8th-place tie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:07pm

A'ja Wilson had 18 of her 19 points in the first half, Kayla McBride scored all 15 of her points in the fourth quarter and the Las Vegas Aces beat the short-handed New York Liberty 85-72 on Wednesday night to move into a tie for the final playoff spot.

Delle Donne scores 25, Mystics get 7th straight victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:14pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, Kristi Toliver added 19 and the Washington Mystics used an 18-2 fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Fever 76-62 on Wednesday night.

Lynx plan Whalen event, more seats for regular-season finale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:03pm

The Minnesota Lynx will make additional seats available in the upper level of the arena for their final regular-season home game and farewell to star point guard Lindsay Whalen.

Gray scores career-high 26, Sparks beat Liberty 74-66

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:49pm

Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 26 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 74-66 on Tuesday night.

Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record, Sky beat Lynx 91-88

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:27pm

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night.

Jones scores 27, Sun hand Wings 9th straight loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:32pm

Jonquel Jones had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 96-76 on Tuesday night to spoil the head-coaching debut of Taj McWilliams-Franklin.

WNBA set for wild dash to regular season finish

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:03am

The WNBA's final week of the regular season is shaping up to be a wild dash to the finish.

Lynx star, Minnesota legend: Whalen to retire from WNBA

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 4:32pm

When Lindsay Whalen retires from the WNBA at the end of this season, the gritty Minnesota Lynx point guard won't have trouble figuring out what to do next.

Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 1:30pm

Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams out after 8th straight loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:37pm

Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams was relieved of his duties Sunday with the club mired in an eight-game losing streak that jeopardized a playoff spot that once seemed secure.

Mystics win 6th straight 93-80 over Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:24pm

Ariel Atkins scored 26 points, Elena Delle Donne added 23 and the Washington Mystics won their sixth straight, beating the Dallas Wings 93-80 on Sunday.

Bonner, Taurasi lead Mercury over Sparks 86-78

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:22pm

DeWanna Bonner had a season-high 31 points, Diana Taurasi had 20 points and a career-best 14 assists and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 86-78 on Sunday.

Storm's magic number down to 1 with 81-72 win over Lynx

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:07pm

Natasha Howard scored 21 points, Breanna Stewart had 17 points and a season-high 17 rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-72 on Sunday night.

Sun dominate glass, beat Sky 82-75

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:23pm

Courtney Williams scored 22 points, Jonquel Jones added 17 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 82-75 on Sunday.

Dream's Renee Montgomery hits 8 3s to tie WNBA record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:04pm

Renee Montgomery hit eight 3-pointers to match to WNBA regular-season record and scored a season-high 30 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 86-77 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Plum scores 20 points, Aces beat Fever to snap 5-game skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 10:33pm

Kelsey Plum scored 20 points and the Las Vegas Aces never trailed in snapping a five-game losing streak with a 92-74 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Wade says if he plays, he'll be with Heat this season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:59pm

If Dwyane Wade plays this season, it will be in a Miami Heat uniform.

Montgomery hits 6 3s, scores 24 to help Dream beat Wings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 2:51pm

Renee Montgomery was 6 of 7 from 3-point range and scored 24 points to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Dallas Wings 92-82 on Saturday.

Russian star Maria Vadeeva enjoying time in WNBA with Sparks

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 12:56am

Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League.