Washington turned a rare early lead into a win its last time out. Another strong start would help Friday against San Antonio, the hottest team in the WNBA.
The Mystics short-circuiting offense needs to find a power source quickly with the up-tempo Mercury visiting on Sunday. Washington has lost five straight.
Tina Charles scored 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Connecticut Sun cruised to a 77-64 victory over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.
The Mystics have lost four straight this season and five consecutive to the Sun.
The Seattle Storm complete the home-and-home sweep of the Washington Mystics with a 79-71 win.