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Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Mystics begin win streak despite shooting woes, bench lifts team for gutsy win over Las Vegas

Bench contributes 41 points in Washington’s win over Las Vegas Rookie Ariel Atkins (@HeirTrip) had a big 2nd half for @WashMystics, finishing with 15 PTS in a W! #WatchMeWork pic.twitter.com/FmFnzYAVJM — WNBA (@WNBA) May 23,…

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

Washington Mystics forward Emma Meesseman: Belgium’s best and a WNBA rising star

Breakfast in three different cities three days in a row, a historic milestone for her native country in EuroBasket and the successful addition of new dimensions to her game were all elements of Washington Mystics…

Washington Mystics overcome injury bug, rout out Atlanta Dream 100-96 in OT “gut check” contest

MYSTICS WIN IN OVERTIME!!! pic.twitter.com/dV1wkYt2C4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) July 19, 2017 WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Mystics overcame adverse circumstances of injuries and shaky chemistry with a 100-96 overtime win against the Atlanta Dream…

Washington Mystics find consistency, blow past Seattle Storm 100-70

Washington Mystics find consistency, blow past Seattle Storm 100-70

FEELIN' ? #MysticsStorm #EyesUpDC pic.twitter.com/VAS4zCAZSU — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) June 27, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Mystics evened the game series with the Seattle Storm at 1-1 after a 100-70 win at the Verizon…

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

Mystics optimistic as they begin three-game road trip at Sparks

One last round of practice before we hit the West Coast ?? #EyesUpDC #WheelsUpDC ? pic.twitter.com/GT1t4tQjQ4 — Washington Mystics (@WashMystics) May 17, 2017 The Washington Mystics begin a three-game road trip Friday starting with a…

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signs four-year contract extension

Washington Mystics head coach Mike Thibault signed a four-year contract extension the team announced today. “I am thankful for the faith that Ted Leonsis, Sheila Johnson and all of the ownership group has put in…

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

Elena Delle Donne meets expectations in season debut, helps lift Mystics over Stars

WASHINGTON – The Washington Mystics started the season off on a winning note with an 89-74 home win over the San Antonio Stars Sunday afternoon in front of 6,126 fans. “I thought we did a…

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

Dishin & Swishin in the year 2015: Looking back at the year in Women’s Basketball

As we say goodbye to another calendar year and make resolutions for 2016, it seems like a good time to look back at what made 2015 a great year for women’s basketball. It was also…

Ogwumike returns and Sparks overcome 15-point deficit to defeat Mystics, remain in playoff hunt

Ogwumike returns and Sparks overcome 15-point deficit to defeat Mystics, remain in playoff hunt

The Los Angeles Sparks (13-18) overcome a 15-point deficit to defeat the Washington Mystics 93-91 at Staples Center Thursday night. It was the largest comeback of the season for the Sparks. They outshot the Mystics…

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 7/09/15 Podcast: Mike Thibault hopes Mystics’ blend of youth and veterans will take the WNBA Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). Mike Thibault is a coach that never shied away from youth. In Connecticut,…

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Dishin & Swishin 10/02/14 Podcast: Stefanie Dolson on USA Basketball, the WNBA, UConn and Spartak

Eiffel Tower selfie! #americaninparis #usabwnt @SkyDigg4 @bigmamastef @MooreMaya @seimoneaugustus @FIBA pic.twitter.com/rG92brft5C — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 17, 2014 [display_podcast] Stefanie Dolson was a freshman the year Dishin & Swishin host David Siegel started covering the…

Mystics clinch playoff spot with 71-67 victory over determined Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With more to gain by losing than winning, the Connecticut Sun still played determined basketball, but came up short to the visiting Mystics, 71-67. Washington clinched a playoff spot. With the loss,…

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

Dishin & Swishin 07/31/14 Podcast: Kara Lawson and the Washington Mystics making noise in crowded Eastern Conference

[display_podcast] Overall, the WNBA Eastern Conference does not have the star power of the Western Conference, nor does it have the glamorous teams. So while Phoenix and Minnesota face off in the next “battle of…

Veterans Monique Currie and Ivory Latta propel Washington Mystics to 74-66 victory over Connecticut Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Connecticut Sun held a “Throwback Thursday” promotion at Mohegan Sun Arena, as the Washington Mystics made their first trip of the season to Connecticut to face the Sun. In the spirit…

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

Dishin & Swishin 9/19/13 Podcast: Breaking down the WNBA Playoffs: Conference semifinals

[display_podcast] Tonight the post-season begins! After working through an injury-plagued regular season, eight teams begin their quest for the WNBA championship with conference semifinal matchups. On today’s podcast we have four of the most well-known…

Latta, Mystics defeat short-handed Sun in Mike Thibault’s return to Connecticut, 66-62

Latta, Mystics defeat short-handed Sun in Mike Thibault’s return to Connecticut, 66-62

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – “It was just another road game,” said Washington Mystics coach Mike Thibault after his current team, the Washington Mystics, defeated his former team, the Connecticut Sun in his return to Mohegan Sun…

Dishin & Swishin 5/23/13 Podcast: A Roundtable preview of the 2013 WNBA season – Part Two, the Eastern Conference and the Panelists fearless predictions

Dishin & Swishin 5/23/13 Podcast: A Roundtable preview of the 2013 WNBA season – Part Two, the Eastern Conference and the Panelists fearless predictions

[display_podcast] We hope you enjoyed Part One of the Dishin & Swishin 2013 WNBA preview roundtable podcast, which was posted yesterday! This year the roundtable was so good, and so loaded with information from our…

Dishin & Swishin 12/20/12 Podcast: New Mystics coach/GM Mike Thibault and analyst Christy Winters Scott on the hire

Dishin & Swishin 12/20/12 Podcast: New Mystics coach/GM Mike Thibault and analyst Christy Winters Scott on the hire

[display_podcast] It is widely believed that if the Washington Mystics did not have bad luck, they would have no luck at all. The most recent example of this theory is that the Mystics finished with…

Washington Mystics name former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault head coach and GM

Washington Mystics name former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault head coach and GM

As expected the Washington Mystics named former Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault its new general manager and head coach. The Mystics fired Trudi Lacey in late September after a dismal two-year tenure with an 11-57…

Shavonte Zellous saves the day for the Fever, Indiana douses Sun in game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

Shavonte Zellous saves the day for the Fever, Indiana douses Sun in game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

The Indiana Fever overcame an 11-point deficit and pulled out a 78-76 victory to keep their bid to reach the WNBA finals alive. A crowd of 9,225 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse witnessed Shavonte Zellous launch…

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

Sun look to close out series on the road, Fever aim to regain poise and composure

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Connecticut Sun coach Mike Thibault could not be happy with the way the first game of the Eastern Conference finals began for his team. Having watched the Los Angeles Sparks start slowly…

Sun and Dream rack up honors as they ready for the playoffs with spirited season finale

Sun and Dream rack up honors as they ready for the playoffs with spirited season finale

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – On a beautiful New England day, perfect for picking apples, members of the Connecticut Sun and Atlanta Dream instead picked up individual honors, milestones and achievements instead, as 9,143 people packed Mohegan…

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

Sun celebrate the past, look to the future as they defeat Fever 73-67

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The Sun celebrated ten years of WNBA basketball in the state of Connecticut with the pre-game announcement of the team’s All-Decade team selections. Then came the tipoff, and the Sun looked toward…

Dishin & Swishin 6/21/12 podcast: Katie Smith helping Seattle move up in the standings, Mike Thibault has the Sun on top

Dishin & Swishin 6/21/12 podcast: Katie Smith helping Seattle move up in the standings, Mike Thibault has the Sun on top

[display_podcast] Welcome to another Dishin & Swishin podcast! Katie Smith has accumulated over 6,000 points and with two on Friday will have 2,500 rebounds. She holds thee record for the most three-pointers in WNBA history,…

Mistie Mims and the Connecticut Sun: A perfect fit

Mistie Mims and the Connecticut Sun: A perfect fit

As successful as the franchise has been, you may have to go back to Brooke Wyckoff to find a backup post that was a strong contributor to the success of the Connecticut Sun. Scanning the…