ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) -- Nneka Ogwumike scored 32 points and Candace Parker added 29 in the Los Angeles Sparks' 115-106 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Sky on Friday night. Ogwumike added 10 rebounds, and Parker had 12. Chelsea Gray had 20 points
The short-handed Washington Mystics were routed at home on Wednesday. Less than 48 hours later comes an opportunity to push aside the bad loss and gain separation in the WNBA playoff picture against the visiting Phoenix Mercury. The Mystics (16-11) and Mercury (14-13) meet for the second time in two weeks and final time this season Friday.
Indiana Fever players are expected to lock arms with opposing players during the national anthem in their upcoming WNBA games this weekend, the team announced on its website. The demonstration will be a show of unity against bigotry, hate and racism in the wake of a white nationalist protest protecting a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Va. The Fever join the Los Angeles Sparks, Washington Mystics, Minnesota Lynx and Seattle Storm as teams that similarly locked arms during the national anthem during their respective games. Indiana plays against Minnesota on Friday at 8 p.m. ET and Washington on Sunday at 5 p.m. ET. WNBA players join NBA and NFL players who have also used their platform