WASHINGTON -- Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points on 10-of-13 shooting to help the Washington Mystics rout the Atlanta Dream 93-65 on Sunday.
Aerial Powers added 17 points and Tianna Hawkins had 13 for the Mystics.
Delle Donne hit a 3 that gave Washington (11-6) the lead for good and sparked a 19-4 run that made it 30-15 when Shatori Walker-Kimbrough made another 3-pointer about a minute into the second quarter. The Mystics took a 45-31 lead into halftime and scored 10 of the first 12 third-quarter points to push their lead to 22.
Elizabeth Williams led the Dream (5-14) with 14 points. Nia Coffey scored 13 and Brittney Sykes 11. Atlanta has lost four in a row.
Rehabbing Delle Donne to miss USA Basketball exhibition games
Elena Delle Donne will not play in the USA Basketball women's team's exhibition games at UConn (Jan. 27) and Louisville (Feb. 2).
Cheryl Reeve signs extension to remain Lynx coach, GM
Cheryl Reeve, who has led the Lynx to four WNBA titles since becoming head coach in 2010 and added the title of general manager in 2017, signed a multi-year extension with the team Friday.
Fever name Marianne Stanley as head coach, Tamika Catchings as GM
Marianne Stanley, who won a WNBA title as an assistant coach with the Mystics last season, has been named the coach of the Fever, the team announced. The Fever also announced that former player Tamika Catchings will now serve as general manager.