- Associated Press - Saturday, June 18, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - Odyssey Sims scored 10 of her 18 points in the third overtime, helping the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 117-111 Saturday night in the first game between Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson since their acrimonious divorce.

Skylar Diggins scored 19 points of her 27 points after halftime to lead Dallas back from a 17-point deficit.

DeWanna Bonner had 38 points and Penny Taylor added 21 for the Mercury, who were short-handed in the third overtime after four players fouled out.

Griner and Johnson were not much of a factor until late, when Johnson scored on a putback over Griner to tie the game with 10 seconds left in regulation. The two also got tangled in the third quarter, when Griner was called for a foul and Johnson was hit with a technical foul for pulling her down.

Griner finished with 11 points and nine rebounds before fouling out in the third overtime. Johnson had 15 points.


WASHINGTON (AP) - Tayler Hill led a balanced attack with 15 points and the Mystics routed the Dream for their first home win of the season.

Hill had nine points in the first quarter when the Mystics (6-7) raced to a 26-14 lead. After an even second quarter, Washington outscored the Dream (8-4) 24-14 in the third quarter, when Atlanta coach Michael Cooper was ejected after two technical for protesting a foul, and was never threatened.

Emma Meesseman added 14 points, Bria Hartley had 13 and Ivory Latta and Tianna Hawkins had 12 apiece for the Mystics, who are ninth in the AP power poll. Washington, who lost its first five games at home this season, will play the next four at home. The Mystics made 8 of 16 shots behind the arc and 52 percent overall (35 of 67).

Tiffany Hayes had 12 points for the third-ranked Dream. Atlanta shot 41 percent (23 of 56), including 4 of 18 behind the arc.

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