Uncasville, Conn. Nykesha Sales had 18 points and Lindsay Whalen 15 to lead the surging Connecticut Sun to a 71-56 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Thursday night.
With their transition offense and stingy defense, the Sun (12-2) cruised to their fourth straight win and remained unbeaten at home (6-0).
Mystics 65, Sting 50
Washington - Rookie Temeka Johnson and Alana Beard had 14 points apiece, and the Mystics overcame a 12-point first-half deficit to beat Charlotte.
Monarchs 61, Liberty 50
New York - DeMya Walker had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Sacramento over the Liberty. Becky Hammon scored 13 points and Ann Wauters added 12 points and seven rebounds for New York (5-6).
Silver Stars 81, Storm 69
San Antonio - Shannon Johnson scored 18 points as the Silver Stars defeated Seattle, handing the Storm their fourth straight defeat.