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Delle Donne scores 22, Mystics beat Liberty 101-72

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday and the Washington Mystics led from the opening basket in a 101-72 rout of the New York Liberty.

Washington (21-8) built a 31-14 advantage by the end of the first quarter and led by double digits ...

Dwight Howard waived by Grizzlies ahead of Lakers move

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies have waived Dwight Howard ahead of the veteran center's expected move to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Grizzlies announced the move Saturday. They acquired Howard in a trade with Washington last month.

Howard still must clear waivers before he can sign with another ...

U.S. men’s basketball team loses to Australia, snapping 78-game win streak in major tournaments,...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - U.S. men's basketball team loses to Australia, snapping 78-game win streak in major tournaments, exhibitions.

Sun edge Aces, move into first in standings

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Alyssa Thomas scored 27 points and Courtney Williams added 24 to help the Connecticut Sun rally to beat the Las Vegas Aces 89-85 on Friday night.

The win, coupled with Washington's loss moved the Sun into first place in the standings. Connecticut owns the tiebreaker over ...

Sky snap Mystics’ 6-game winning streak

CHICAGO (AP) - Diamond DeShields scored 22 points, Stefanie Dolson added 18 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Washington Mystics 85-78 on Friday night.

Washington (20-8) is tied atop the standings with Connecticut, but the Sun own the tiebreaker. The Mystics had won six straight and 11 of 12. ...

Dream beat Liberty 90-87, snap 12-game losing streak

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Tiffany Hayes scored 19 points to lead five Atlanta starters in double figures, and the Dream beat the New York Liberty 90-87 on Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak.

Renee Montgomery made a contested layup in the lane with 15.8 seconds left to ...

Thomas and Williams help Sun edge Aces 89-85

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Alyssa Thomas and the Connecticut Sun want to make sure they don't have to play in a single-elimination playoff game this year. They took a step in that direction with a gritty win over the Las Vegas Aces on Friday night.

Thomas scored 27 points and ...

AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the deal hasn't been completed for Howard to make an improbable return to ...

Kings, NBA taking no action against Walton in assault case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Sacramento Kings and the NBA have announced they are taking no action against Luke Walton after not finding enough evidence during an investigation into allegations that the coach sexually assaulted a woman.

The team and league began a joint investigation in April following a lawsuit ...

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