The Washington Mystics were able to earn a 82-70 victory against the Indiana Fever, in one of the two last regular season games.
With the victory the ladies are now 3-0 against the Fever this season, the franchise as a whole have a 16-2 mark and that goes back to the 2017 season.
One of the keys to the Mystics victory was the fact that the ladies were able to outscore Indiana 34-24 in the paint, while also having a season-high 25 assists.
Helping to lead the offense was forward Elena Delle Donne, who had a game-high 24 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Delle Donne has now reached double figures in 20 of her last 24 appearances.
1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Mystics Post Game Press Conference from 8/12. This was after the team’s 82-70 victory over the Indiana Fever in WNBA action and features thoughts from General Manager and Head Coach Mike Thibault, Delle Donne and Elizabeth Williams:
Center Shakira Austin also had a stellar showing, as she was able to grab a game-high 11 rebounds to go along with six points and two blocks. This was Austin’s sixth double-figure rebound game of the season, and that surpasses Alessandra Santos de Oliveria for the second-most in a single season by a Mystics rookie.
Williams was able to make her mark in the game with her 10 points, four rebounds and two steals. For the forward-center is her fifth double figure scoring game of the season.
To round out the stars of the game guard Natasha Cloud continues to be an assist machine for the Mystics, as she was able to record a team high six assists.
The Washington Mystics will have a final regular season game, before heading into the 2022 WNBA Playoffs. The franchise will host Fan Appreciation Day on August 14 at the Entertainment and Sports Arena with the tip set for 3:00 p.m.
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