Fowles, Sky keep Silver Stars down
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.