Washington Mystics Postgame Notes
Washington's 18-point win vs. the Sparks marks the third game this season the team has won by 15 or more points.
Since the 2019 season, Washington has beat the Sparks by 15 or more points three times (6/18/19, 9/27/19, 6/10/21).
Washington had a 10-point lead over the Sparks heading into the half, the second time this season they have led by 10 or more points at halftime.
Washington held the Sparks to 14 first quarter points, the sixth time this season that Washington has held an opponent to 15 or fewer points in a quarter.
The Mystics held the Sparks to 71 points, the fourth time this season they have held an opponent to under 75 points.
When Washington holds an opponent to 75 or fewer points they post a 3-1 record.
Ariel Atkins scored a game-high 23 points, marking her fourth 20+ point game of the season.
Atkins scored 18 first-half points, the most points she has scored in a half this season.
Atkins has scored 15 or more points the last seven games, the longest streak of her career.
Tina Charles recorded her second double-double of the season and the 158th double-double of her career.
Charles' 20 points and 10 rebounds marked the 85th 20/10 game of her career.
Charles holds the all-time record for most 20/10 games.
Charles has totaled seven 20/5 games on the season, the most by a player this season.
Charles has scored 15+ points the last eight consecutive games, her longest streak since the 2017 season (5/23/17-6/23/17).
Atkins and Charles both scored 20+ points, marking the fifth game this season that two or more Washington players have scored 20+ points in the same game.
The Mystics totaled 34 points in the paint, the third consecutive game Washington has totaled 30 or more points in the paint.
Tina Charles is averaging 12.0 points in the paint per game, the most in the league.
Washington totaled 11 three-point makes (11-26), the fourth game this season the Mystics have totaled 10-plus three-point makes in a game.
Washington holds a 3-1 record when they make 10 or more three-pointers.
The Mystics shot 42.3% from three-point range, the third game this season they have shot 40.0% or better from three-point territory. Washington posts a 3-0 record when shooting 40.0% or better.
The Mystics totaled 12 offensive rebounds, the fourth game this season that Washington has totaled 10 or more offensive rebounds.
Washington totaled 10 or more offensive rebounds in a game five times last season.
Washington scored 89 points, the fifth consecutive game the team has scored 80 or more points in a game.
Four Mystics players scored 10+ points (Atkins, Charles, Hines-Allen, Plaisance), marking the sixth consecutive game this season Washington has had three or more players reach double-figures.
Led by Theresa Plaisance's 11 points, the Mystics' bench totaled 28 points, a team season high.
Washington's bench has scored 20 or more points three times this season.
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