After getting swept in last year's WNBA Finals, the Mystics knew: Wait until Emma Meesseman gets back. So far in this year's semis, she has been the difference.
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There has never been less suspense for the WNBA MVP. But Washington's Elena Delle Donne continues to make her case in the playoffs.
Just in time for the playoffs, Toliver is assisting the team in multiple ways.
Elena Delle Donne, who led the Mystics to a 26-8 regular season and became the first WNBA player to have a 50/40/90 season, has been voted the league's MVP for the second time in her career.
Aces coach Bill Laimbeer was displeased that his multiple requests for a timeout to set up a last shot against the Mystics went unacknowledged by the official.
Elena Delle Donne scored 24 points and hit a crucial turnaround jumper late, Emma Meesseman added a career postseason high 27 points, and the Washington Mystics held on for a 97-95 victory over the Las Vegas Aces in Game 1 of their WNBA semifinal...
Can Las Vegas stop Elena Delle Donne? Can L.A. steal a road game from Connecticut? Our roundtable breaks down the X factors in the WNBA semifinals.
The 2019 WNBA semifinals are set. Top-seeded Washington faces Las Vegas and Connecticut plays Los Angeles.
Before the WNBA's playoffs open Wednesday (ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET), ESPN's panel weighs in with predictions for how the 2019 postseason will unfold.
LaChina and Dev talk about the top two seeds in the playoffs and ask if this is a championship or bust situation for the Mystics. Plus, can the Sun overcome their playoff woes?
Elena Delle Donne is espnW's unanimous WNBA MVP, the Lynx's Napheesa Collier is Rookie of the Year, and the Sky's James Wade is Coach of the Year.
Elena Delle Donne became the first player in WNBA history to shoot more than 50% from the field (220-of-427), 40% from 3-point range (52-of-121) and 90% from the free throw line (114-of-117).
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 points, making WNBA history along the way, and the regular-season champion Washington Mystics raced past the Chicago Sky 100-86 on Sunday.
Four WNBA playoff seeds are set, and the final four will be determined Sunday on the last day of the regular season.
Emma Meesseman scored 23 of her 25 points in the first half and the Washington Mystics beat the Dallas Wings 86-73 on Friday night to spoil rookie Arike Ogunbowale's record-tying fourth straight game with 30-plus points.
We know which eight teams are playoff-bound. But there's a lot left to be decided as we enter the final weekend of the WNBA regular season.
Elena Delle Donne scored 25 of her 30 points in the first half and the Washington Mystics cruised to a 93-77 win over the New York Liberty on Tuesday night.
Elena Delle Donne scored 29 points, Emma Meesseman added 19 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and four blocks, and the Washington Mystics beat the Dallas Wings 91-85 on Saturday night.
Aerial Powers scored 20 points, Elena Delle Donne added 14 and the first-place Washington Mystics beat the Los Angeles Sparks 95-66 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight home win.
In mid-August, Kevin Pelton tweeted that Washington was an overwhelming favorite, which some balked at. Stop sleeping on how good the Mystics are.
With two weeks to play in the regular season, the WNBA playoff picture remains up in the air -- which seems to be working out for the Sky.
Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Sunday and the Washington Mystics led from the opening basket in a 101-72 rout of the New York Liberty.
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