MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus scored 17 points in her return from a knee injury as the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-78 in the WNBA on Friday for their sixth straight victory.
After missing eight games and the All-Star Game because of bursitis in her left knee, Augustus fueled a 12-0 run in the fourth quarter that put the game out of reach.
Lindsey Whalen added 14 points to help Minnesota beat San Antonio for the 10th straight time at home. Maya Moore had 12 points three nights after scoring a career-high 48 against Atlanta.
Danielle Robinson led the Stars with 15 points.
Minnesota led by 10 points in the third quarter before San Antonio used a 13-6 run to cut the Lynx’s lead to 52-51 with 5:15 to play in the period.
SKY 79, DREAM 75
ATLANTA (AP) — Epiphanny Prince scored 21 points as Chicago held off Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta.
Jessica Breland added 15 points, Allie Quigley had 13, and Sylvia Fowles finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Sky.
Sancho Lyttle and Tiffany Hayes each had 15 points for the Dream, who have lost three straight for the first time this season.
MYSTICS 82, SHOCK 77
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivory Latta scored 17 points as Washington beat Tulsa despite making only one field goal in the fourth quarter.
Monique Currie scored 16 points — all on free throws — for Washington. The Mystics have won three in a row and five of six.
Skylar Diggins led Tulsa with 19 points.