Natasha Cloud scored 21 points and Shabon Tezers hit two free throws with 4.7 seconds remaining to win the comeback in the second half, with Washington Mystics defeating the Dallas Wings 76-75 on Saturday night. I did.
There was no Elena de Redonne in Washington who returned a week ago after missing 22 months after pair or back surgery. Deredonne will play from the match on Thursday 12 minutes later as a precautionary measure and is considered on a daily basis.
Mystics also lacked Tina Charles due to tension in the left gluteal muscles.
Dallas gained a 17-9 lead after a quarter and a 35-19 advantage during breaks, while Mystics scored 57 points in the second half. Cloud, who scored all 21 points in the second half, ignited the rally with three 3 hits and 15 points in the third quarter.
Zelus hit 3 early in the fourth, giving Mystics the first lead 54-53 and Cloud, and 30 seconds later he filled the long 3 and extended Washington’s lead to 457-53.
Myisha Hines-Allen added 15 points and Theresa Plaisance scored 11 points in Washington (10-15). Mystics lost 9 of the previous 11 games.
Arike Ogunboire led Wings (11-15) with 25 points, hitting a pair of three pointers in the last 10 seconds. This includes expired 28 feet to pull Dallas within one.
Isabelle Harrison added 18 points to Dallas and Marina Mabury scored 17 points.
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