Posts Tagged Women’s basketball

Bentley leads Sun past Dream 84-55 in finale

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley shoots over Atlanta Dream’s Jasmine Thomas, left, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Sun won 84-55. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Sun head into the offseason with a win, and the Atlanta Dream go into the playoffs with a loss.

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Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win

PHOENIX (AP) — It’s already been a special weekend for Brittney Griner, and if things go well on Sunday, that’s just a bonus.

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Stars clinch playoff spot, extend Hammon’s career

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon’s historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet.

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Dream pull away from Shock with big 2nd quarter

ATLANTA (AP) — Ericka de Souza had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Atlanta Dream used a big second-quarter run to pull away from the Tulsa Shock en route to a 92-76 victory on Friday night.

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Mystics beat Sun, clinch WNBA playoff spot

Connecticut Sun’s Alyssa Thomas knocks the ball from Washington Mytics’ Monique Currie, center, as Sun’s Danielle McCray defends watches during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Mystics won 71-67. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn (AP) — Emma Meesseman had 16 points and seven rebounds, and the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 71-67 on Friday night to earn their second straight Eastern Conference playoff berth.

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