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August 10, 2018 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Washington Mystics News Release

The Washington Mystics (19-11) defeated the league-leading Seattle Storm (23-8), 100-77, Thursday afternoon at Capital One Arena, marking Washington's second consecutive game with 100+ points. The Mystics improve to 13-0 this season when holding opponents to 79 points or fewer. It is also the first time since 2010 that Washington has defeated every team at least once during a season.

Forward Elena Delle Donne led the team in scoring for the 16th time this season, scoring 30 points on 11-16 (.687) from the field, 3-6 (.500) from 3-point range and 5-7 (7.14) from the free throw line. Delle Donne has scored 30+ points five times this season and three times in her last six games. Mystics guard Natasha Cloud shot 6-7 (.857) from the field, tallying 14 points, to go along with her game-high eight assists. Cloud has led Washington in assists 11 times this season.

Washington will host the Dallas Wings at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Capital One Arena. The Mystics are 1-1 against Dallas this season with both matchups played on the road.


The Washington Mystics and the WNBA have partnered to host a #BeYou Empowerment panel discussion at Capital One Arena prior to the Mystics game against the Los Angeles Sparks. The #BeYou Empowerment Series was created by the WNBA with a focus on reaching girls ages 13-17. The program will take place in various WNBA cities with Washington's event taking place on Friday, Aug. 17 at 4 p.m., followed by Mystics versus Sparks at 7 p.m. Panel participants include Jemele Hill, Susan McPherson, Candice Cook, Damaris Lewis and Christy Winters-Scott. Ticket packages for the #BeYou Empowerment event start at $25 and are available by visiting, or by calling 877.DC.HOOP.1.

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On the Mystics performance the past few games:

"I think we came in here and watched a lot of film and we saw how we were lacking on the defensive end, we were not giving it our all. I think ever since the All-Star break we were putting in that extra work in practice."

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