Nykesha Sales scored 18 points and Taj McWilliams-Franklin grabbed 11 rebounds Wednesday night to lead the Connecticut Sun to a 76-56 victory over the Washington Mystics and into the WNBA Eastern Conference finals.
Lindsay Whalen matched her career-high with 21 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 80-70 Monday night to even the best-of-three WNBA Eastern Conference semifinal.
Mystics' Melvin, Beard sink Sun 67-59
Two of the hottest teams in the league clash in a first-round playoff series in the East.
Rookie Alana Beard scored 14 points to lead the Washington Mystics to a 69-68 victory over the Connecticut Sun Friday night.