Silver Stars 84, Mystics 79
WASHINGTON — Sophia Young matched her season-high with 24 points and Erin Buescher added 19 points to lead San Antonio. Ruth Riley and Vickie Johnson each scored 10 points for the Silver Stars (10-6), who won their second straight and sixth in their last eight games. Alana Beard scored 26 points and Monique Currie added 16 for the Mystics (5-12), who have lost two straight after a three-game winning streak. DeLisha Milton-Jones scored 12 points and Nakia Sanford added 10 for the Mystics.
Mercury 95, Lynx 79
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota native Kelly Miller scored a season-high 16 points, and Phoenix held off a late rally for its third straight victory. Diana Taurasi returned from a two-game suspension to score 15 points and tied a career high with nine assists for Phoenix. Penny Taylor continued her strong play with 26 points, Tangela Smith added 12 and Cappie Pondexter had 10. Seimone Augustus led the Lynx with 16 points, while Lindsey Harding added 12, Svetlana Abrosimova scored 11, and Kathrin Ress chipped in 10. Eshaya Murphy scored all of her nine points in the fourth quarter as Minnesota fought back from a 28-point deficit with 7:43 to play to pull within single digits.