Saturday's WNBA Capsules
Sunday, September 11, 2011
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sophia Young scored 17 points and Becky Hammon had 15 points and 11 assists to lead the San Antonio Silver Stars to an 82-74 victory over the Washington Mystics on Saturday night.
Danielle Adams scored 14 points for the Silver Stars (17-16), who never led until the fourth quarter and won for the third time in four games. San Antonio, which will face Minnesota in the opening round of the playoffs, concludes the regular season Sunday at Tulsa.
Matee Ajavon scored 15 points and Monique Currie had 14 to lead the Mystics (6-28), who finished with their worst record since going 3-27 in their inaugural season in 1998. Jasmine Thomas and Nicky Anosike each added 10 points.
Young scored 10 points in the fourth as the Silver Stars outscored the Mystics 24-17.
Sparks 74, Sky 67
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeLisha Milton-Jones scored 15 points to help short-handed Los Angeles finish the season with two straight wins.
Kristi Toliver had eight of her 11 points in the first half for the Sparks (15-19), who played without Candace Parker for the second straight night.
Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Sky (14-19), Dominique Canty scored 16 and Erin Thorn had 12. Fowles did not score in the fourth quarter.
Natasha Lacy hit a free throw with 1:01 left in the third to give the Sparks a 52-51 lead, and they didn't trail again. Milton-Jones made a 3-pointer with 5:39 remaining to extend Los Angeles' lead to 65-55.