The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday because of inconclusive COVID-19 test results for Storm players.
Damiris Dantas totaled a career-playoff-high 22 points and eight rebounds, and the fourth-seeded Minnesota Lynx staged a second-half rally to edge the fifth-seeded Phoenix Mercury 80-79 Thursday in the single-elimination second round of the WNBA playoffs in Bradenton, Fla.
A’ja Wilson, the No. 1 overall pick three years ago, led the Las Vegas Aces to an 18-4 record during the shortened season and the top seed in the WNBA playoffs.
Maya Moore is married to Jonathan Irons, the man she helped free from prison when his wrongful conviction from 23 years ago was overturned.
Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, DeWanna Bonner added 23 points and 12 boards, and the seventh-seeded Connecticut Sun beat the No. 6 seed Chicago Sky 94-81 on Tuesday night in the opening game of the playoffs.
Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 85-84 come-from-behind victory over the defending champion Washington Mystics on Tuesday night in the first round of the playoffs.