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Walker-Kimbrough headlines Washington’s draft class

The Washington Mystics had a very eventful offseason as they landed the league’s 2015 Most Valuable Player, Elena Delle Donne. While that trade brought someone in, it meant several players were leaving. Two left in the trade for EDD, Stefanie Dolson and Kahleah Copper. In a second trade to create both cap space and roster space, the Mystics sent Kia... Read More
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Washington set to add the WNBA’s 2015 MVP

The Washington Mystics are set to acquire the 2015 WNBA Most Valuable Player, Elena Delle Donne will officially be a member of the Washington Mystics tomorrow. The news broke last night of there being an agreement in principle for a trade between the Mystics and the Chicago Sky. The Sky will receive center Stefanie Dolson and wing Kahleah Copper, along... Read More
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Vaughn, Hartley headed to New York in three-team trade

The Washington Mystics were part of a three-team deal today involving the Seattle Storm and New York Liberty. New York will be getting Kia Vaughn and Bria Hartley, Seattle gets Carolyn Swords from the Liberty, and the Mystics get the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft from the Storm. In addition to landing Seattle’s first round pick, the Mystics... Read More
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Mystics struggle late, Wheeler clutch for Fever

A bad third quarter for the second consecutive game played a huge role in Washington’s loss to the Indiana Fever. Even then, Washington rallied from that poor period and had two chances late in the game. They got virtually nothing from two late game offensive possessions and the lack of execution definitely hurt them late. The Fever clinched a playoff... Read More
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Defense, three point shooting leads to rout of Sky

The Washington Mystics took everything they worked on in practice and executed it on the defensive end. Outside of an early slip off a pick-and-roll that led to an easy bucket for Imani Boyette, the Mystics really shored up their defense in those situations. Dolson got things going early, scoring 7 of the team’s first 9 points before leaving due... Read More
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Meesseman stuffs the box score in win over Sky

Kia Vaughn and Tayler Hill spoke to the type of situation the Mystics are in, it’s “life and death” and “win or go home” for them at the moment. They played like it last night against the Chicago Sky. Washington played like the team many thought it could be, the team that was going to be able to take a... Read More
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Washington begins home stand with a sense of urgency

The Washington Mystics begin a three game home stand tonight against the Chicago Sky. Elena Delle Donne is coming in scorching after winning player of the week honors. The Olympian is averaging 27.3 points and 7.3 rebounds a game during a 4-0 stretch, Washington has yet to beat the Sky in three attempts. The Mystics hope to change that tonight.... Read More
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In a must win situation, Mystics top Wings

The Washington Mystics found themselves trailing heading into the fourth quarter in Dallas. Just a game prior, they were in a similar situation where the next 10 minutes would dictate whether they’d win or lose. This time, the Mystics completed the rally and held on for a hard earned win over the Dallas Wings, 88-83. As expected, Washington had trouble... Read More
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Mystics start fast, end home stand with win over Stars

For the second consecutive game, the Washington Mystics used a strong first quarter to set the tone and run away from their opponent. The Washington Mystics ended their five-game home stand with a 84-67 win over the San Antonio Stars. Their defense fueled their offense in this one and “making the extra pass” was a way of life for the... Read More
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5 Takeaways from Washington’s win over Indiana

The Washington Mystics made it three in a row last night with a win over the Indiana Fever, one of their rivals or at least that’s what it feels like every time they meet. The young Mystics showed toughness and poise in their win, rallying from nine down and pushing the lead to 16 at one point. The last three... Read More
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