Washington Mystics win their first-ever WNBA championship, top the Connecticut Sun 89-78
The Washington Mystics are the 2019 WNBA Champions!
— Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) October 11, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Mystics (27-8) won their first-ever WNBA title with an 89-78 victory over Connecticut Sun (23-12) Thursday night at Entertainment and Sports Arena. The win also marks the first title for Mystics head coach Mike Thibault.
Belgian forward and reserve Emma Meesseman won the Finals MVP honor. She is the first bench player to earn the award. She led the Mystics with 22 points.
Finals best-of-five series results
- Game 1: Mystics 95, Sun 86
- Game 2: Sun 99, Mystics 87
- Game 3: Mystics 94, Sun 81
- Game 4: Sun 90, Mystics 86
- Game 5: Mystics 89, Sun 78