Fowles, Sky keep Sil­ver Stars down

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

ROSE­MONT, Ill. — Sylvia Fowles led five play­ers in dou­ble fig­ures, and the Chicago Sky beat San An­to­nio 88-61 Wed­nes­day to keep the Sil­ver Stars stum­bling.

Chicago guard Do­minique Canty pulled down a re­bound in the third quar­ter to be­come one of nine WNBA play­ers with 2,500 points, 900 as­sists and 900 re­bounds.

Sophia Young had 14 points to lead the Sil­ver Stars (6-11), who have lost four of their last five games.

Seat­tle 111, Phoenix 107: Sue Bird’s three-pointer with 6.4 sec­onds left in the third over­time lifted the Storm. Penny Tay­lor missed a po­ten­tial ty­ing three on the Mer­cury’s en­su­ing pos­ses­sion.

De­spite 44 points from Phoenix star Diana Taurasi, Seat­tle (17-2) nailed down its fran­chise-best eighth straight vic­tory in the fifth triple-over­time game in WNBA his­tory.

Con­necti­cut 77, In­di­ana 68: San­drine Gruda scored 21 points as the Sun snapped the Fever’s seven-game home win­ning streak.

Tamika Catch­ings (22 points, nine re­bounds, four steals) of In­di­ana grabbed her 2,000th re­bound in the sec­ond quar­ter to be­come the 10th player in WNBA his­tory to reach that mile­stone.

Min­nesota 83, At­lanta 81: Nicky Anosike had 16 points, a late steal and a pic­tureper­fect as­sist to Re­bekkah Brun­son for the go-ahead layup with 7.2 sec­onds for the Lynx.

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