The next challenge, beyond patching up the arena roof, is slowing down the Los Angeles Sparks. Two of the top four teams in the WNBA standings meet Wednesday in Washington when the defending league champion Sparks (19-8) face the Mystics (16-10) for the third time this season. Los Angeles won the previous
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jonquel Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 96-75 on Tuesday night.
The Connecticut Sun are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2012. The Atlanta Dream are in danger of missing the postseason for the second time in three years. Connecticut (17-9) clinched a spot in the eight-team playoff with Saturday's 96-88 win over the Dallas Wings.