- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 22, 2015

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Danielle Robinson scored 18 while Sophia Young-Malcolm added 15 and 10 rebounds to help the San Antonio Stars beat the Indiana Fever 80-62 on Tuesday.

Kayla McBride added 14 points and Danielle Adams had 12, hitting a season-high four 3-pointers, for the Stars. San Antonio shot 60 percent (27 of 45) from the field.

Robinson capped an 18-6 run with a put-back layup which gave San Antonio (5-12) a 46-28 lead with 52.9 seconds left in the first half.

The Fever (8-8) trailed by double digits the rest of the way.

Tamika Catchings led Indiana, which was outrebounded 34-18, with 20 points.

LIBERTY 81, STORM 77

SEATTLE (AP) - Tina Charles scored a season-high 30 points to help New York beat Seattle for its fourth straight win.

New York (11-5) is off to its best start since going 16-5 in 2001.

Tanisha Wright added 12 points for New York, including a fast-break layup with 36 seconds left for a three-point lead. Swin Cash scored six points to move past Sheryl Swoopes for 14th place on the league’s all-time scoring list.

Sue Bird and Ramu Tokashiki scored 14 points apiece for Seattle (5-13), which lost to New York for a fifth straight time. Seattle begins a six-game road trip after the All-Star break, returning to the KeyArena on August 14.

Seattle fell behind 26-13 after the first quarter, hitting just 28 percent (4 of 15) from the field. But the Storm outscored the Liberty 32-14 in the second, closing on a 10-2 run with 3-pointers by Bird and Alysha Clark, for a 45-40 lead.

SPARKS 70, MERCURY 65

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jantel Lavender had 19 points and 11 rebounds for her ninth double-double, Nneka Ogwumike scored 17 and Los Angeles beat Phoenix to snap a five-game losing streak.

Los Angeles (3-12) beat Phoenix (9-7) for the first time in the last 10 meetings.

Kristi Toliver added 10 points for Los Angeles. Ana Dabovic had nine, including a 3-pointer from the baseline that just beat the shot clock for a 69-65 lead with 1:19 left.

DeWanna Bonner scored 15, Brittney Griner had 13 and Candice Dupree added 12 for Phoenix.

Toliver and Temeka Johnson made consecutive 3-pointers, Los Angeles’ first two of the game, for a six-point lead early in the fourth quarter. Dupree and Griner scored the next eight Phoenix points to tie it at 62, but the Mercury only made one field goal in the final 5 minutes.

SKY 97, DREAM 92

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne scored 21 of her 27 points in the second half, Allie Quigley added a season-high 23 and Chicago beat Atlanta in the teams’ final game before the All-Star break.

The duo hit two 3-pointers during Chicago’s 10-3 fourth-quarter run for an 83-73 lead - its largest of the game. Atlanta pulled within five points five times in the final 2 minutes, but Chicago had an answer after each basket.

Courtney Vandersloot added 19 points and Cappie Pondexter had 12 for Chicago (11-6).

Matee Ajavon led Atlanta (7-10) with 21 points. Angel McCoughtry scored 14 to put her over 4,000 career points.

MYSTICS 76, SHOCK 69

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Stephanie Dolson scored 18, Ivory Latta added 14 points and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 13 to help the Mystics beat the Shock.

Emma Meesseman added 10 points for the Mystics (9-6), who won their third in a row.

A 3-pointer by Natasha Cloud sparked a 12-4 Washington run and gave the Mystics the lead for good.

Karima Christmas hit a 3-pointer with 1:02 to play, pulling Tulsa (10-8) within 70-67, but Meesseman answered with a layup and Kara Lawson had a steal and hit two free throws to give the Mystics a seven-point lead with 21 seconds left.

Christmas led Tulsa with 15 points while Plenette Pierson scored 14 and Odyssey Sims added 11. Courtney Paris tied a career-high with 19 rebounds.

Tulsa has lost four in a row.

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