- Associated Press - Friday, July 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Candace Parker added 18 points and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 95-75 on Friday night to end a two-game skid.

Ogwumike was 6 of 7 from the field and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line. Rookie Evgeniia Belyakova added a career-high 12 points, and Jantel Lavender added 11 for the Sparks (21-3).

Emma Meesseman scored 16 points for the Mystics (9-15). They have lost seven in a row.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Maya Moore scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Minnesota beat Seattle for its sixth straight victory.

Fowles was 8 of 10 from the field and had three steals and two blocked shots. Natasha Howard scored 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting for the Lynx (21-4).

Breanna Stewart had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Storm (9-15).


ATLANTA (AP) - Reshanda Gray had 22 points and 10 rebounds - both career highs - and Angel McCoughtry scored five points during a decisive late run to help Atlanta beat Dallas.

Layshia Clarendon had 17 points, including five free throws in the final 23 seconds, for the Dream (13-12). McCoughtry finished with 14 points, six rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks.

Skylar Diggins led Dallas (9-16) with 29 points. The Wings have lost six straight.

SUN 94, SKY 89

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Jonquel Jones had her first-career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds - both career highs - and Alex Bentley scored 21 points to help Connecticut beat Chicago.

Alyssa Thomas and Jasmine Thomas added 16 points apiece and Chiney Ogwumike had 10 for the Sun (8-16).

Elena Delle Donne led Chicago (11-13) with 20 points.

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