Sunday Is For The W

July 22, 2018 – Rounding out the weekend is a four-game slate from the W as teams finish strong before the All-Star break. Kicking off Sunday’s action is the Seattle Storm (18-6) and the Atlanta Dream (14-9) at 3:00 PM ET. The top ranked Storm look to stay at the top as they visit a streaking Atlanta team. Seattle defeated the Connecticut Sun on Friday, after another big game from Jewell Loyd. The She Got Game star tallied 31 points and five rebounds to lead her team to victory. Sue Bird also added 17 points in the win. Seattle will have to bring their A-game as the Dream look to win their seventh straight game this afternoon. Despite being outscored 16-9 in the final period on Thursday, the Dream came away with the 82-68 victory over New York. Tiffany Hayes and Renee Montgomery combined for 44 of the Dream’s points, while Jessica Breland and Imani McGee-Stafford cleaned up the glass with 12 rebounds a piece. Tune in on NBA TV to watch the Dream and the Storm duel it out.

The Connecticut Sun (12-12) and the Dallas Wings (14-10) also take to the hardwood at 4:00 PM ET, in a battle of wills. The Wings who were on a roll behind All-Star Liz Cambage, fell to the Chicago Sky on Friday, 114-99. With six of Dallas’ players finishing in double-digit scoring, the Wings had no answer for Courtney Vandersloot. The All-Star guard went for 13 points, 10 rebounds, and 15 assists to become just the seventh player ever to record a triple-double in regular season history. Cambage would finish with 23 points, while Skylar Diggins-Smith added 21 points in the loss. Connecticut will also be battling for a win after their loss to Seattle. Chiney Ogwumike led the Sun in that game with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Be sure to catch the Sun and the Wings today on League Pass.

Closing out the night at 6:00 PM ET, are the Sky (8-16) and Sparks (14-10), as well as the Fever (3-21) and Aces (11-13). Courtney Vandersloot and the Chicago Sky look to have themselves another night as they take on the Los Angeles Sparks. Alongside Vandersloot’s historic night, Kahleah Copper and Allie Quigley combined for 44 points in the teams win against Dallas. Los Angeles will be looking to bounce back with a road win, after dropping a 78-76 matchup to the Indiana Fever on Friday. Candace Parker showed out talling 24 points, 12 rebounds, and seven assists, but it wouldn’t be enough to edge Indiana. Jantel Lavender also added 23 points for the Sparks, as Indiana found a way to secure their third victory of the season. Candace Dupree and Cappie Pondexter both tallied 16 points to lead Indiana in a game that came down to the wire. Natalie Achonwa also added 15 points in the victory and grabbed nine rebounds. The Fever continue their road trip this evening as they prepare to battle the Las Vegas Aces. The Aces are feeling good after pulling off the 85-82 victory over Phoenix on Thursday. All-Stars Kayla McBride and A’ja Wilson handled most of the scoring punch as the Aces outscored the Mercury 21-11 in the second quarter. McBride would finish with 27 points, while Wilson tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds. Tamera Young also pitched in 10 points as the Aces held on for the win.

Check out WNBA League Pass to watch the Sparks take on the Sky, and the Fever versus the Aces.

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