Lindsay Whalen filled the stat sheet with
23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Minnesota Lynx downed the San
Antonio Silver Stars, 87-72, at Target Center.
Tanisha Wright scored a game-high 20 points and
the Seattle Storm edged Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury, 75-72, on
Sunday at Key Arena.
Epiphanny Prince led five Chicago players in
double figures with 19 points, as the Sky surged past the Tulsa Shock, 92-71,
Sunday at Allstate Arena.
Angel McCoughtry led a balance scoring
attack with 15 points and the Atlanta Dream surged past the Washington
Mystics, 73-63, on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Shenise Johnson scored 19 points off the
bench and the San Antonio Silver Stars fought off a late comeback attempt from
the Los Angeles Sparks to register an 83-78 victory Saturday at the AT&T
Maya Moore had 26 points and seven rebounds
and the Minnesota Lynx opened their season with a 90-74 win over the
Connecticut Sun on Saturday.
Sylvia Fowles scored 24 points and pulled down
a career-high 22 rebounds to power the Chicago Sky to an 86-75 win over the
Cappie Pondexter hit a jumper with 0.5 seconds
left in overtime as the New York Liberty took a 78-76 victory in overtime to
keep the Tulsa Shock winless on Friday.
Angel McCoughtry tallied 29 points and
nine rebounds in the Atlanta Dream's 86-77 win over the Indiana Fever.
Tina Thompson, the WNBA's all-time leading
scorer, will retire after the 2013 season.
Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points in her WNBA
debut, leading the Chicago Sky to a 102-80 victory over top pick Brittney
Griner and the Phoenix Mercury.
Ivory Latta scored 27 points and the Washington
Mystics opened their season with a 95-90 win over the Tulsa Shock.
Kristi Toliver poured in a game-high 17
points as Los Angeles Sparks cruised past the Seattle Storm, 102-69, in the
season opener for both teams.
Tiffany Hayes had 21 points in the Atlanta
Dream's 98-81 win over the Tulsa Shock in the season opener for both teams.
Kara Lawson scored a team-best 23 points and
Tina Charles chipped in a double-double to lift the Connecticut Sun to an
81-69 victory over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams.