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WNBA Standings
Eastern
 1. Atlanta D. 3-1 
 2. New York L. 3-1 
 3. Washington M. 3-2 
 4. Indiana F. 2-2 
 5. Chicago S. 1-4 
 6. Connecticut S. 0-4 
Western
 1. Minnesota L. 4-1 
 2. Seattle S. 3-1 
 3. Phoenix M. 3-2 
 4. Dallas W. 2-2 
 5. L.Angeles S. 2-2 
 6. S.Antonio SS 0-4 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jewell LOYD
  Seattle S.
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 23.5
 1. Loyd, Seattle S.23.5 
 2. Ogwumike, L.Angele.21.3 
 3. Delle-Donne, Washingt.21.2 
 4. Fowles, Minnesot.21.2 
 5. Hayes, Atlanta D.20.8 
 6. Griner, Phoenix M.20.2 
 7. Currie, S.Antoni.18.3 
 8. Gray, L.Angeles S.17.8 
 9. Charles, New Y.17.0 
 10. McBride, S..16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Elizabeth WILLIAMS
  Atlanta D.
  (190-C/F-93)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Williams, Atlanta D.10.5 
 2. Fowles, Minnesot.10.4 
 3. Jones, Connecti.10.0 
 4. Johnson, Dallas W.9.0 
 5. Parker, L.Angele.8.7 
 6. Charles, New Y.8.5 
 7. Breland, Chicago S.8.2 
 8. Montgomery, S.Antoni.8.0 
 9. Stewart, Seatt.8.0 
 10. Larkins, Indiana F.7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Cappie PONDEXTER
  Chica.
  (175-G-83)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Pondexter, Chica.8.2 
 2. Bird, Seattle S.8.0 
 3. Clarendon, Atlan.7.5 
 4. Robinson, Phoen.6.4 
 5. Parker, L.Angele.5.7 
 6. Diggins, Dallas W.5.5 
 7. Quinn, Seattle S.5.0 
 8. Sims, L.Angeles S.4.5 
 9. Moore, Minnesot.4.4 
 10. Whalen, Minnesot.4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Odyssey SIMS
  L.Angeles S.
  (175-G-92)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Sims, L.Angeles S.2.5 
 2. Lyttle, Atlanta D.2.5 
 3. Fowles, Minnesot.2.2 
 4. Beard, L.Angeles S.2.0 
 5. Young, Chicago S.2.0 
 6. Larkins, Indiana F.2.0 
 7. McBride, S..2.0 
 8. Holmes, Atlanta D.1.8 
 9. Clarendon, Atlan.1.8 
 10. Mitchell, Phoenix M.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Brittney GRINER
  Phoenix M.
  (203-C-90)
  Avg: 3.8
 1. Griner, Phoenix M.3.8 
 2. Fowles, Minnesot.2.2 
 3. Stewart, Seatt.2.0 
 4. Dolson, Chicago S.2.0 
 5. Parker, L.Angele.2.0 
 6. Harrison, S.Antoni.1.8 
 7. Breland, Chicago S.1.4 
 8. Diggins, Dallas W.1.3 
 9. Rodgers, New Y.1.3 
 10. Lyttle, Atlanta D.1.3 
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Round 3 (Regular Season)

Chicago S. 76% May.28 Conn.S.
Minn.L. 98% May.28 S.Antonio S
Seattle S. 64% May.28 Indiana F.
Sun end WNBA season with impressive win over Mystics - Sep 19, 2016


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Jonquel
Jones
Unlike a year ago, when the Connecticut Sun limped to the finish line, this year they head into the offseason with promise. Rookie Jonquel Jones (6'6''-F-94, college: G.Washington) scored a career-high 21 points and three players recorded double-doubles as Connecticut ended its 2016 WNBA season with an impressive 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday at the Verizon Center. After a 3-13 start, the Sun went 11-7 over their last 18 games - including 8-4 in the final 12 - to finish the season 14-20. They also beat the Mystics in Washington for the first time since Sept. 4, 2012. "This year, with the youngest team in the league, it was about a culture of playing hard, a culture of competing," said Curt Miller , who finished his first year as head coach and will become the franchise's general manager when Chris Sienko steps down later this month. "Now we have to move like we did late in the year to have a culture of winning. "They proved to themselves the last 18 games of the year that they can play with anyone. ... Really proud of how far we've come since May and we hope to keep that momentum going into next year." Jones, who starred at nearby George Washington, also had seven rebounds and made a career-high three 3-pointers while playing in front of a large contingent of friends. Former Maryland star Alyssa Thomas also had a huge night, finishing with 16 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high-tying seven assists. Former Mystic point guard Jasmine Thomas (5'9''-G-89, college: Duke) - a candidate for Most Improved Player - tied a career high with 10 assists while also collecting 14 points and six rebounds. Chiney Ogwumike (6'4''-F-92, college: Stanford) (10 points, 10 rebounds) finished the season with her 17th straight double figure scoring game and her seventh double-double while Camille Little (6'2''-F/G-85, college: N.Carolina) (10 points, five rebounds) had a pair of crucial threes. "It was a tough game," said Washington center Stefanie Dolson, who scored 18 points. "Connecticut played really well. (It was) tough to play the last home game in front of these fans. It didn't work out the way that we wanted it to, but we're going to work on a lot of stuff in the offseason and get ready for next year." In a game with 17 lead changes and 12 ties, it was a 10-0 Connecticut run that began with a pair of Jasmine Thomas free throws with 8:08 remaining that made the difference. Ogwumike followed with a bank shot in traffic, and then Little scored five points on a jumper in the lane and a 3-pointer from 26 feet with 6:17 left. A free throw by rookie Courtney Williams (5'8''-G-94, college: S.Florida) (seven points, six rebounds, three assists) capped the run with a free throw, and a 71-70 Sun lead was suddenly 81-70. The Mystics (13-21) could not get closer than seven points the rest of the way. It was Connecticut's first win over the Mystics this season and a key was on the boards, where the Sun held a 46-32 rebounding edge, including 14-3 on the offensive end. "I don't think we competed like we did during the season for parts of the game tonight," Washington coach Mike Thibault said. "One of the ways that you know you're really competing is that you make a concerted effort on the boards and (Connecticut) had 14 offensive rebounds and we had three. So what ends up is that they have 80 field goal attempts and we have 59. To only have two people on our team get offensive rebounds, that's a bad sign."
Courtesy of: theday.com   




Skylar
Diggins
Stars collapse in fourth, fall to Wings - 2 days ago
Whether it was battling injuries to key players or trying to mesh a retooled roster, the winless Stars remained optimistic. They said it was simply a matter of time before their talent, chemistry and potential came together. And when they did, the real Stars would appear. And indeed, for 30 minutes Thursday against the Dallas Wings, the Stars displayed what could be. During the final 9 minutes, they displayed what has been. Undone by a rash of missed shots, turnovers and defensive lapses,...   [read more]

Brittney
Griner
Griner's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 5 days ago
26-year old center Brittney Griner (203-C-90) put on an amazing game in the last round for Phoenix M. and receives a Usbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. She had a double-double of 32 points and 10 rebounds, while her team crushed Indiana F. (#4, 1-2) with 23-point margin 85-62. Phoenix M. is placed at 3rd position in their group in WNBA WNBA. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that single game earlier this season. Phoenix M. will need more victories to imp...   [read more]

Candace
Parker
Round 2: Sparks are new leaders - 6 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in WNBA. There were many interesting games last round. Sparks defeated Mystics in Los Angeles 99-89. Sparks made 21-of-22 free shots (95.5 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was power forward Candace Parker (193-86, college: Tennessee) who scored 18 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Nigerian-American forward Nneka Ogwumike (189-90, college: Stanford) chipped in 23 points (was...   [read more]


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