San Antonio Silver Stars and Los Angeles Sparks win: WNBA Roundup September 10

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San Antonio Silver Stars and Los Angeles Sparks win: WNBA Roundup September 10
Only two games took place in Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) on Saturday, September 10, 2011. Here is a brief review of the games:
San Antonio Silver Stars 82 - Washington Mystics 74
At AT&T Center, Sophia Young topped all scorers with 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as San Antonio Silver Stars cruised past Washington Mystics 82-74, for second consecutive victory. Becky Hammon recorded a double-double
with 15 points and 11 assists while Danielle Adams came off the bench with 14 points in the victory.
Matee Ajavon led the Mystics with 15 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals while Monique Currie contributed 14 points and four rebounds. Nicky Anosike had 10 points and nine boards while Jasmine Thomas also scored
10 points in the fourth straight loss for the Mystics.
The Mystics shot 46.7 percent from the field and 80 percent from free throw line, limiting the Silver to 45.7 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the line. Washington committed 15 turnovers while the visiting team committed
only nine.
Washington got off to a good start and held a 41-34 lead at halftime. San Antonio however struck in the third period and outscored Washington 23-17, cutting first half deficit to one, 58-57. The Silver Stars then limited the Mystics
to only 16 points in the fourth quarter and walked away with 17th victory of the season.
Los Angeles Sparks 74 - Chicago Sky 67
DeLisha Milton-Jones totalled 15 points, five rebounds and four assists as the short-handed Los Angeles Sparks won their second consecutive game with a 74-67 victory over the Chicago Sky at the Staples Center.
Kristi Toliver added 11 points and four rebounds for the Sparks, who closed the regular season with the fifth position in the Western Conference.
Sylvia Fowles led Chicago with a double-double, punctuating a game-high 18 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Dominique Canty had 16 points, six assist and five rebounds while Erin Thorn posted 12 points in the fourth consecutive
loss for the Sky.
The Sparks shot 41.4 percent (29 for 70) from the floor  and 71.4 percent (10 for 14) from free throw line while Sky shot only 41.3 percent (26 for 63) from the floor and 85.7 percent ( 12 for 14) from the line. Chicago committed
13 turnovers and the hosts committed only seven.
Fowles scored six points in the first quarter as Chicago held a 19-15 lead after 10 minutes. The Sparks however played well in the second quarter and converted the deficit into a 34-33 lead at halftime. Both teams scored 18 points
each in the third period enabling the Sparks to maintain their point lead, 52-51. Los Angeles pushed their lead to 57-51 early in the fourth quarter and did not trail for rest of the period.



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