WNBA Roundup

Lynx 82, Mercury 77

Maya Moore hit a 3-pointer, stole an inbounds pass and made a layup in the final minute to lift Minnesota to its sixth straight victory, a win over Phoenix Sunday.

Rebecca Brunson had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Seimone Augustus 15 points for the Lynx, who have won eight of their last nine. Minnesota hit four of six free throws in the final 19 seconds to secure the victory.

Diana Taurasi had 26 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Mercury, who led much of the game, and had a 64-59 advantage going into the final period and a 74-73 lead with 1:35 left. DeWanna Bonner added 23 points and 10 rebounds for Phoenix. Moore had 14 points on 5-for-14 shooting. The Mercury played their fourth straight game without No. 1 draft pick Brittney Griner, who injured her left knee June 6 against Minnesota.

After Bonner hit a 3-pointer at the top of the key with 2:03 left, Moore missed on a drive to the baseline. Taurasi then finished a fast break with a layup at the 1:35 mark to put the Mercury up 74-73.

Taurasi missed a 3-pointer with 1:07 left and Moore made her second 3-pointer of the game from the right corner to put Minnesota up for good.

The teams traded turnovers and Taurasi was inbounding the ball with 37.9 seconds left when Moore stepped in front and went for an easy basket.

Minnesota's only two losses since June 8 have been to Los Angeles.

Fever 65 Mystics 52

Tamika Catchings had 23 points and 10 rebounds as surging Indiana swept the home-and-home series from Washington with a win.

Shavonte Zellous scored 12 points for the Fever (7-8), who have won six of seven games after suffering a seven-game losing streak. The defending WNBA champions opened a double figure lead in the second quarter and only briefly let the margin slip back into single digits.

The Fever closed the first half on 12-1 run, including the final seven points, and Zellous opened the third quarter with two free throws for a 32-16 lead. Catchings' free throws later in the quarter capped an 8-0 spurt as Indiana led 42-24 and 49-36 entering the fourth quarter.

Monique Currie had 15 points for the Mystics (8-9), who scored their fewest points this season. Crystal Langhorne, Washington's leading scorer, did not score and only played sporadically in the second half.

Shock 90, Dream 63

Glory Johnson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Liz Cambage added 23 points and 15 rebounds to lead Tulsa to a victory over Atlanta.

The victory extended Tulsa's winning streak to a season-high three games, the team's longest winning streak since the final weeks of the 2012 season.

Atlanta lost its fourth straight game after having won six in a row.

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