WOMEN'S NBA PLAYOFFS



WOMEN'S NBA PLAYOFFS
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-3)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Connecticut 2, Washington 0
Aug. 18: Connecticut 76, Washington 61
Aug. 20: Connecticut 68, Washington 65
Detroit 2, Indiana 0
Aug. 17: Detroit 68, Indiana 56
Aug. 19: Detroit 98, Indiana 83
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Los Angeles 2, Seattle 1
Aug. 18: Seattle 84, Los Angeles 72
Aug. 20: Los Angeles 78, Seattle 70
Aug. 22: Los Angeles 68, Seattle 63
Sacramento 2, Houston 0
Aug. 17: Sacramento 93, Houston 78
Aug. 19: Sacramento 92, Houston 64
CONFERENCE FINALS
(Best-of-3)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Detroit 2, Connecticut 1
Aug. 24: Detroit 70, Connecticut 59
Aug. 26: Connecticut 77, Detroit 68
Aug. 27: Detroit 79, Connecticut 55
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Sacramento 2, Los Angeles 0
Aug. 24: Sacramento 64, Los Angeles 61
Aug. 26: Sacramento 72, Los Angeles 58
FINALS
(Best-of-5)
Detroit vs. Sacramento
Wednesday, Aug. 30: Sacramento 95, Detroit 71
Friday, Sept. 1: Detroit 73, Sacramento 63
Sunday, Sept. 3: Sacramento 89, Detroit 69
Wednesday: Detroit 72, Sacramento 52
Saturday: Detroit 80, Sacramento 75, Detroit wins championship 3-2
SATURDAY'S WNBA FINAL
DETROIT 80, SACRAMENTO 75
SACRAMENTO (75) -- Penicheiro 1-8 3-6 5, Lawson 7-10 1-1 17, Walker 4-14 0-0 8, N.Powell 2-7 4-4 9, Griffith 3-11 5-6 11, Maiga 3-7 2-2 8, Haynie 5-8 1-1 13, Brunson 2-4 0-0 4, Dorrell 0-3 0-0 0, Buescher 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-73 16-20 75.
DETROIT (80) -- Ka.Smith 7-12 1-2 17, Nolan 10-23 2-2 24, Ford 4-5 2-2 10, Cash 0-4 4-6 4, Riley 1-4 2-2 4, Pierson 3-7 10-13 16, Braxton 1-3 3-3 5, E.Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Holland-Corn 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-59 24-30 80.
Sacramento1826922--75
Detroit17192222--80
3-Point Goals--Sacramento 5-14 (Lawson 2-4, Haynie 2-5, N.Powell 1-3, Penicheiro 0-1, Dorrell 0-1), Detroit 4-8 (Nolan 2-4, Ka.Smith 2-4). Fouled Out--None. Rebounds--Sacramento 40 (Griffith 9), Detroit 49 (Ford 10). Assists--Sacramento 14 (Haynie 5), Detroit 20 (Ka.Smith 6). Total Fouls--Sacramento 22, Detroit 23. A--19,571.
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