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WNBA Capsules

June 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danielle Robinson scored on a driving layup with 8.4 seconds remaining to give the San Antonio Stars a 72-69 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday.

Robinson got the ball at the top of the key and converted from the left side. The Sparks missed a field goal attempt inside and were forced to foul on their next possession.

Robinson also scored on a drive to tie it at 69 with 40 seconds left as the Stars (7-6) won their third game in a row.

Robinson and Danielle Adams each scored 13 points, and Becky Hammon had 11.

Nneka Ogwumike led the Sparks (4-8) with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Candace Parker had 17 points and eight rebounds and Jantel Lavender had 14 points and 13 rebounds.


SEATTLE (AP) — Camille Little scored nine of her 22 points in overtime to lead Seattle.

Sue Bird added 21 points as the Storm (6-9) snapped a two-game losing streak. Bird hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:18 left in regulation.

Rookie guard Bria Hartley scored a season-high 26 points for Washington (5-9), which lost for the fourth straight time.

The teams traded the first two baskets of overtime before Little scooped one in while falling to the floor. That put the Storm on top 79-77 with 3:37 left, and they stayed ahead the rest of the way.

It was Seattle’s second straight overtime game, following an 87-82 loss to San Antonio on Thursday.


NEW YORK (AP) — Cappie Pondexter scored 23 points and New York beat Atlanta to end a five-game losing streak and end the Dream’s winning streak at six.

With New York down 40-29 late in the second quarter, Pondexter took control of the game. She helped New York (4-10) to a 29-6 run over the next 10 minutes.

Angel McCoughtry led the Dream (9-4) with 33 points and 10 rebounds.


ROSEMONT, Illinois (AP) — Skylar Diggins scored a career-high 33 points and Glory Johnson had 22 as Tulsa beat Chicago to end a two-game losing streak.

Odyssey Sims added 18 points for the Shock (5-7). Jessica Breland scored a career-high 26 points and Epiphanny Prince added 24 for the Sky (6-7), who have lost six of seven.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 11 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter to lead defending champion Minnesota.

Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen each added 16 points for the Lynx (11-4).

Karima Christmas scored 18 points to lead Indiana (6-6). Shavonte Zellous and Briann January added 16 points each.

Zellous hit two 3s and Christmas added another during a 12-0 run that gave Indiana a 41-35 lead at the break.

The Lynx regained the lead late in the third quarter on a turnaround jumper by Moore, and went ahead for good at 69-67 on a pair of free throws by Whalen.

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