In Photos: Washington Mystics Win Team's First-Ever WNBA Title

NPRThe Washington Mystics brought home their first-ever WNBA championship title on Thursday after outlasting a fierce Game 5 challenge against the Connecticut Sun. Playing as the top-seeded team and on their home turf, the Mystics were able to use the slight ...

October 12th 2019


From WNBA laughingstock to champions: A Washington Mystics timeline

Washington Post26, 1998: O'Malley, who had lobbied for months for forward Nikki McCray, a member of the gold medal-winning 1996 U.S. Olympic team, to be assigned to the Mystics, got her wish. The 25-year-old McCray became Washington's first player after leaving the ...

October 12th 2019


Elena Delle Donne promised the District a Mystics title. In Game 5, she delivered.

Washington PostElena Delle Donne had no time to pay much attention to her ailing back in Thursday night's decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. She was too busy sinking one clutch basket after another, three herniated disks be damned, stuffing the stat sheet with a virtuoso ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne powered through a broken nose and 3 herniated discs to bring the Washington Mystics their first ...

Business InsiderThe Mystics were led by league MVP Elena Delle Donne, who played through several injuries to help her team take the championship. After the game, one of Delle Donne's teammates revealed that her injuries were even worse than people knew.

October 11th 2019


WNBA Finals roundup: Elena Delle Donne's back injury worse than announced; Aerial Powers rips Wings GM who ...

CBSSports.comElena Delle Donne, who won her second WNBA MVP Award this season, captured her first championship as well, but had to battle through some serious pain to get there due to a back injury. Mystics head coach Mike Thibault, the winningest coach in WNBA ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne wins her first championship despite three herniated discs in her back

NBCSports.comWASHINGTON -- In the midst of celebrating the first championship in Washington Mystics history, Natasha Cloud revealed how severe Elena Delle Donne's back injury was. It was announced that Delle Donne suffered a “small herniated disc” in her back that ...

October 11th 2019


Elena Delle Donne leads Mystics to first WNBA title

Chicago Sun-TimesWASHINGTON — The Washington Mystics won their first WNBA title, getting 22 points from Emma Meesseman and 21 from hobbled MVP Elena Delle Donne to beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 in Game 5 of the Finals on Thursday night. It was a fitting ...

October 11th 2019