WNBA

Mercury 91 — Mystics 68

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brittney Griner had 25 points and eight rebounds, DeWanna Bonner added 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 91-68 on Wednesday for their fifth win in six games.

Griner and Bonner each scored 15 points in the first half, and Phoenix used a 10-0 run midway through the second quarter to take a 49-44 lead at the break. The Mercury led 70-58 at the end of the third quarter and held Washington to 10 fourth-quarter points.

Briann January added 18 points and six rebounds for Phoenix (7-6).

Tianna Hawkins paced Washington (9-5) with 24 points and seven rebounds, and Ariel Atkins added 14 points. The Mystics lost back-to-back games for just the second time this season.

Washington forward Elena Delle Donne did not play after suffering a nasal fracture during the first quarter against Los Angeles on Sunday. She’s averaging 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds.

Aces 74, Fever 71

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Liz Cambage had 19 points and six rebounds to help Las Vegas beat Indiana.

Kayla McBride and Kelsey Plum each added 14 points for Las Vegas (10-5).

Candice Dupree led Indiana (6-10) with 13 points.

Dream 78, Sun 75

ATLANTA (AP) — Tiffany Hayes scored 18 points and Elizabeth Williams had a season-high 17 points and nine rebounds in Atlanta’s victory over Connecticut.

Renee Montgomery added 12 points for Atlanta (4-10).

Courtney Williams led Connecticut (9-6) with 13 points.

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