Thursday August 18th: Minnesota beat Washington, 81-62. In the loss, Jasmine Thomas played close to 14 minutes off the bench. She went 2-for-7 from the field (1-of-4 from three-point land) for five points.
Friday August 19th: Atlanta beat Connecticut, 94-88 in overtime. Angel McCoughtry blocked a shot at the end of regulation to force overtime and hit two big baskets for the Dream to win it (she had 26 total points). Lindsey Harding started and played 43 minutes. She went 10-for-14 for 21 points. She also had five assists and two steals. Alison Bales played 11 minutes off the bench, but went just 1-for-6 from the field (she did go 3-for-3 from the free-throw line). She had five rebounds and two blocked shots.
Saturday August 20th: Chicago beat Washington, 71-70. Epiphany Prince made two of three free-throws with 0.7 seconds left to give the Sky the victory. There were 18 lead changes in the game. Matee Ajavon missed two free throws for the Mystics and fouled Prince on a long jumper at the buzzer. The referees reviewed the play and sent Prince to the line, where she missed the final FT on purpose.
J. Thomas played 14 minutes off the bench but went 0-for-4 from the field. She did have four rebounds and four assists.
Sunday August 21st: Connecticut beat Atlanta, 96-87. Harding played 36 minutes and went 5-for-13 from the field for 14 points. She had four rebounds and nine assists. Bales played 16 minutes off the bench and went 3-for-4 from the field (six points). She had two assists but just one rebound.
Indiana beat Washington 83-51. The 51 points was the third-lowest scored in the league this season. The Mystics turned the ball over 19 times. J. Thomas played 25 minutes but went just 4-for-13 from the field for 11 points. She went 3-for-4 from behind the arc. She also did not have a turnover.
Tuesday August 23rd: LA beat Washington, 86-82 in overtime. The Mystics were outscored 15-11 in OT. LA’s Candace Parker scored the go-ahead basket with 38.9 seconds left in OT. J. Thomas played 25 minutes off the bench and went 2-for-6 from the field (six points). She also had eight rebounds, five assists, and three steals.
Atlanta beat Chicago, 83-80. Angel McCoughtry hit a pair of free throws with 2.5 seconds left to lead the Dream to victory. Harding played 34 minutes and went 6-for-11 from the field for 15 points. She also had four rebounds, nine assists, and three steals. Bales played 11 minutes off the bench and went 2-for-3 from the field (five points). She had four rebounds in the win.
Minnesota beat Tulsa, 78-72. Tulsa had lost 19 in a row. Karima Christmas played 11 minutes off the bench and went 2-for-4 from the field (six points). She also had two rebounds in the loss.
NY beat Phoenix, 74-70. After scoring just eight points in the first quarter, it was a tough climb for the Mercury. Krystal Thomas played close to four minutes and went 2-for-2 from the field in the loss.
Thursday August 25th: Seattle beat Tulsa, 74-57 as the Shock lost their 20th game in a row. Christmas played close to 21 minutes off the bench and went 1-for-4 (2-for-2 from the free-throw line) for four points. She had three rebounds and two steals in the loss.
Friday August 26th: Chicago beat Washington, 80-67. J.Thomas played close to 27 minutes off the bench and went 2-for-7 for five points. She had two rebounds and three assists.
Tulsa beat LA, 77-75. The Shock broke their 20-game losing streak as they picked up just their second win of the season. Sheryl Swoops hit a jumper with 2.9 seconds left for the win. Christmas played nine minutes off the bench and went 1-for-2 from the field (three points).
Connecticut beat Phoenix, 95-92. K. Thomas played just three minutes off the bench.
Saturday August 27th: Atlanta beat Indiana, 86-80. In a game that went back-and-forth, especially in the fourth quarter, the Dream went ahead for good late. Harding was huge down the stretch as she played all forty minutes. She went 8-for-11 for 17 points. She also had seven rebounds in the win. Bales played eight minutes off the bench and went 1-for-1 from the field (two points).
Sunday August 28th: Tulsa beat Connecticut, 83-72. The Shock won their second straight game. Christmas played 12 minutes but took just one shot (which she missed). She did go 3-for-4 from the FT line and hauled in four rebounds.
Phoenix beat Washington, 86-79. The Mystics have now lost eight straight. J. Thomas played 28 minutes off the bench and went 5-for-9 from the field for 14 points (she was the third leading scorer on the team). She also had three rebounds and five assists in the loss. K. Thomas played four minutes off the bench and went 2-for-2 from the FT line in the win.