Minnesota Lynx, San Antonio Silver Stars and Seattle Strom win - WNBA Roundup September 11: Part 2

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Minnesota Lynx, San Antonio Silver Stars and Seattle Strom win - WNBA Roundup September 11: Part 2
Minnesota Lynx 96 – Phoenix Mercury 90
On Sunday night at US Airways Center, Maya Moore, Monica Wright and Seimone Augustus added 15 points each as the league-best Minnesota Lynx beat Phoenix Mercury 96-90 in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and three rebounds while Jessica Adair came off the bench 13 rebounds and 10 points in the third consecutive victory for the Lynx. Taj McWilliams-Franklin contributed 10 points and five rebounds in the victory.
Diana Taurasi led Mercury with 19 points five rebounds and four blocks while Marie Ferdinand-Harris ended with 15 points in the loss. DeWanna Bonner scored all of her 14 points in the first half and Candice Dupree posted 10 points in the second straight defeat for Mercury.
Moore scored 11 of her points in the first half as Minnesota held a 52-45 lead at halftime. Lynx stretched their lead to 79-63 at the end of the third period. Minnesota maintained their lead throughout the fourth quarter and walked away with 27th victory of the season.
San Antonio Silver Stars 102 - Tulsa Shock 94
Danielle Robinson tallied her career-high 36 points and San Antonio Silver Stars won their third straight game with a 102-94 overtime victory over the slumping Tulsa Shock at BOK Center.
Jia Perkins added 22 points, five rebounds and stole the ball twice while Danielle Adams came off the bench with 14 points and eight rebounds for San Antonio.
Andrea Riley led Tulsa with a career-best 20 points and six assists. Sheryl Swoopes also chipped in 20 points, pulled down seven rebounds and dished out four assists while Tiffany Jackson finished with 19 points, 9 rebounds and two blocks. Amber Holt totalled 11 points, seven assists and six rebounds in the sixth consecutive loss for the Shock.
Tulsa held a 52-51 lead after first half and stretched it to 71-67 at the end of the third period. The Silver Stars made a comeback at right time and outscored Tulsa 23-19 in the fourth quarter, sending the game into overtime. San Antonio opened O.T. on a 9-0 run and did not trail for rest of the period.
Seattle Storm 81 - Chicago Sky 70
Katie Smith and Camille Little contributed 17 points apiece as Seattle Storm downed Chicago Sky 81-70 at Key Arena for fourth straight win. Swin Cash had 15 points, five rebounds and two blocks while Sue Bird added 10 points and five assists in the victory.
Sylvia Fowles led the Sky with a game-best 30 points and 13 rebounds. Cathrine Kraayeveld came off the bench with 12 points in the fifth consecutive loss for Chicago.
Little and Bird scored 10 of their points in the first quarter as Seattle carried a 41-33 lead into the locker room. Storm pushed their lead to ten points, 57-47, heading into the fourth quarter. Chicago did not get any closer than five points in the last quarter and San Antonio sealed another impressive victory.



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