- Associated Press - Sunday, August 16, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - Tamika Catchings took sole possession of second place on the WNBA career rebounding list, and Lynetta Kizer scored 19 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-63 on Sunday night.

Catchings grabbed nine rebounds to reach 3,079 and move past Tina Thompson.

A jumper by Kizer sparked a 14-2 run that gave Indiana an 18-11 lead with 1:31 left in the first quarter and the Fever (14-9) led the rest of the way. A three-point play by Shavonte Zellous capped a 20-7 run to open the second half and gave Indiana its biggest lead, 59-36.

Briann January scored 12 points and Zellous added 11 for Indiana, which has won eight in a row.

Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner had 12 points apiece and Mistie Bass scored a season-high 10 for Phoenix (15-9).



The Mercury missed all 13 of their 3-point attempts.

MYSTICS 77, LYNX 69

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivory Latta scored 20 points and Washington beat Western Conference-leading Minnesota.

Latta hit 7 of 14 shots in 23 minutes, including three 3-pointers. Kara Lawson added 15 points. The Mystics (14-9) hit 8 of 20 from the arc and 15 of 17 free throws.

Sylvia Fowles scored 15 points for Minnesota (18-7), which had its three-game winning streak snapped. Lindsay Whalen added 13 points, and Maya Moore, averaging 21.5 points, had 12 on 4-of-15 shooting.

The Mystics, hitting 58 percent of their shots in the first half, went on a 15-2 run over the final 4 minutes of the second period for a 49-40 lead. The Mystics trailed by six with 2 minutes left in the game but didn’t score again.

SPARKS 76, SKY 64

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Candace Parker scored 21 points and had a career-high 10 assists to lead Los Angeles past Chicago.

Kristi Toliver added 16 points, Nneka Ogwumike 15 and Jantel Lavender 10 for the Sparks (8-16), who bounced back from a discouraging defeat against lowly Seattle in a game they had led by 16. Parker finished just two rebounds short of a triple-double.

WNBA scoring leader Elena Delle Donne had 23 points for Chicago (15-11).

STORM 72, STARS 63

SEATTLE (AP) - Jewell Loyd had 18 points, six rebounds and four assists, and Ramu Tokashiki added 13 points and a career-high nine rebounds to help Seattle beat San Antonio.

Sue Bird had 13 points and five assists for Seattle (7-19). Bird moved past Tangela Smith into 11th on the WNBA career scoring list with 5,049 points.

Kayla McBride scored 19 points for San Antonio (7-18). The Stars have lost six of their last seven games and are 0-13 on the road this season.

DREAM 90, SUN 77

ATLANTA (AP) - Angel McCoughtry and Reshanda Gray each scored 18 points and Atlanta beat Connecticut.

Shoni Schimmel added 15 points to help the Dream (9-15) beat the Sun (12-12) for the first time in three games this season. The two teams will meet again in two of their next three games.

Jennifer Lacy led Connecticut with 21 points.

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