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Delle Donne leads balanced effort as Mystics rout Liberty

Washington’s Most Valuable Player candidate had one of those moments that MVPs have. Her team was growing stagnant offensively as the Liberty started the third quarter playing very good defense. Forcing a couple of shot clock violations and getting on the score board. They cut the deficit to 14, but it felt different as the building grew a bit restless.… Read More
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Defense fuels 29-8 run as Washington beats Seattle

Defense and Depth. They’re the two things that make this iteration of the Mystics dangerous. It’s nearly public knowledge at this point that the Washington Mystics seldom have issues putting the ball in the basket, but they become something else entirely when they’re locked in on the defensive end. The job they did defensively, primarily in the second half is… Read More
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Washington’s depth key in win over Lynx

The Washington Mystics displayed their depth once again, this time they did so against the Minnesota Lynx. Washington did not have the services of Kristi Toliver or Tianna Hawkins, midway through this game, they lost Ariel Atkins.  The trio of Elena Delle Donne, Aerial Powers, and Emma Meesseman scored a combined 68 points in the 101-78 win over Minnesota. It… Read More
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Mystics open their new home with a win over the Dream

The Washington Mystics opened their new arena with a renewed commitment to the defensive end, they used that edge to protect their new home. Washington  beat Atlanta 96-75 in the Entertainment and Sports Arena last night. Ariel Atkins led all the way with 21 points, Elena Delle Donne had 18 points, including the very first basket scored in the new… Read More