CHICAGO (AP) — Cheyenne Parker scored 22 points and the Chicago Sky ended the Connecticut Sun’s seven-game winning streak with a 95-73 victory Sunday.
Tied at 27 after one quarter, the Sky scored the first 11 points of the second quarter and kept rolling, outscoring the Sun 29-8 in the period for a 56-35 lead at the half.
Allie Quigley scored 14 points while Stefanie Dolson and Diamond DeShields had 12 apiece for Chicago (6-4). Jantel Lavender, the fifth starter had 13 rebounds to go with eight points.
MYSTICS 89, DREAM 73
ATLANTA (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored eight of her 21 points in a game-changing 14-0 run to start the second half and Washington rolled to a win over Atlanta.
Kristi Toliver and reserve Tianna Hawkins added 17 points apiece for the Mystics (7-3), who won their third straight game on a four-game road trip. Delle Donne also had 10 rebounds. Toliver hit three 3s, pushing her career total to 581 which is ninth best in league history.
MERCURY 82, SPARKS 72
PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and Phoenix handed Los Angeles its fourth-straight loss.
Briann January and DeWanna Bonner scored 15 points each, Brittney Griner had 13 and Essence Carson 11 for the Mercury (3-5), who had lost three straight. Griner blocked two shots for 588, breaking a tie with Lauren Jackson for third in league history.
STORM 65, FEVER 61
SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift Seattle over Indiana.
Erica Wheeler scored seven straight points for the Fever, the last two coming from the free throw line to tie the game at 61 with 35 seconds remaining. Loyd responded with a driving layup 10 seconds later. The Storm defense forced Wheeler into a difficult, contested layup with eight seconds to go and Natasha Howard came up with the loose ball and drew a foul. She hit both free throws with 5.6 seconds left to seal the win.