Kara Lawson scored 17 points and Tina Charles had 16 as the Eastern Conference-leading Connecticut Sun beat the last-place Washington Mystics 77-70 on Tuesday for their third straight win.
The start of a home-and-home series pits scuffling Washington against first place Connecticut. The Mystics are 0-2 against the Sun this season.
Ivory Latta had 18 points to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Tulsa Shock used a strong second half and earned a 78-62 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.
A preview of the 4:00 PM Washington Mystics at Tulsa Shock game where the Mystics try for their first road win of the year and a sweep of the Shock on Sunday.
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.