WNBA Capsules

Updated: August 7, 2013, 3:07 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Maya Moore had 26 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 93-80 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win.

Seimone Augustus added 21 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 20 and Lindsay Whalen had 11 points and 10 assists for league-best Minnesota (17-3).

Danielle Adams had a season-high 31 points and Jia Perkins added 18 points for San Antonio (7-14). Jayne Appel, who averaged 13.3 rebounds in the team's four previous home games, was limited to three rebounds in 30 minutes.

San Antonio had won three straight at home after falling 87-71 to Minnesota on July 19, but couldn't overcome the Lynx's depth again.

FEVER 64, SKY 58

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and Shavonte Zellous added 14 as the Indiana beat Chicago for the second time in four days.

Karima Christmas added 10 points as the Fever (10-10).

Sylvia Fowles had 14 points and a game-high 17 rebounds to lead Chicago (13-7), which lost for the third time in four games. Rookie Elena Delle Donne scored 12 points in her first game back since suffering a concussion last month while Epiphanny Prince added 11 for the Sky.

Indiana led by seven points late in regulation before Chicago pulled to 58-55 with 1:51 left in regulation. But Christmas' layup followed by two free throws each from Briann January and Zellous put the game out of reach.


PHOENIX -- Tina Thompson had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead Seattle past Phoenix for the eighth time in nine meetings.

Tanisha Wright also scored 19 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 13 to help the Storm (9-11) win for the third time in three matchups this season.

Candice Dupree led Phoenix (10-11) with 18 points and eight rebounds.

The Storm took control in the third while Phoenix lost starters Brittney Griner and DeWanna Bonner.

Seattle scored nine straight points and outscored Phoenix 30-17 in the period to take a 61-47 lead.


UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Kristi Tolliver scored 19 points, including two key jumpers down the stretch, and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Los Angeles.

Nneka Ogwumike had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Sparks (14-7) and Jantel Lavender added 14 points. Los Angeles' Candace Parker missed her third straight game due to a right wrist injury.

Tina Charles had 25 points and 13 rebounds for the Sun (6-13) and Allison Hightower added 12 points, four assists and three steals.

Los Angeles led 49-36 early in the third quarter, but Connecticut pulled within a point twice in the final two minutes. Both times, Tolliver made a difficult jumper on the other end to help the Sparks maintain their edge.


NEWARK, N.J. -- Alex Montgomery and Cappie Pondexter scored 21 points each to help New York rally from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter.

Kara Braxton scored 16 points for the Liberty (10-12), who trailed 79-65 in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter. Braxton gave New York the lead for good with a layup at 85-84 with 2:43 left.

The Liberty moved ahead of Washington into fourth place in the Eastern Conference and snapped a three-game home losing streak.

Crystal Langhorne scored a game-high 24 points and had 11 rebounds for the Mystics (9-13), while Matee Ajavon added 13 points.

Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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