Full Highlights: Mystics 89-78 Sun, 2019 WNBA Finals Game 5
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10:15 PM2 years ago
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10:15 PM2 years ago
IT approves.
10:14 PM2 years ago

Emma Meesseman

The WNBA Finals MVP averaged 18 points and 8 rebounds throughout the whole finals coming off the bench. 
10:14 PM2 years ago


Cathy Engelbert, WNBA Commissioner, announces Emma Meesseman as the 2019 WNBA Finals MVP. 
10:08 PM2 years ago


Elena Delle Donne really battled this season. Well deserved title!
10:05 PM2 years ago
Celebrations begin in DC.
10:02 PM2 years ago

Heartbreaking loss

The Connecticut Sun battled but it wasn’t enough to get a win in Washington, DC.


10:02 PM2 years ago
Elena Delle Donne gets the WNBA regular season MVP and now is a WNBA champion.
10:02 PM2 years ago

Washington Mystics Win

For the first time in the WNBA history, the Washington Mystics are champions.
10:01 PM2 years ago
12 point lead for the Mystics with 28 seconds remaining.
9:55 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 1:20

Kristi Toliver sinks both free throws to give Washington another 8 point lead with less than 90 seconds to go.
9:54 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 1:29

Both teams are over the limit in personal fouls.
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Emma Meesseman gets the bucket and a foul to give the Mystics an eight point lead.
9:52 PM2 years ago

Delle Donne close from a double-double

The current WNBA MVP has 21 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists in her 32 minutes of play.
9:48 PM2 years ago
Toliver looking tough out there.
9:48 PM2 years ago

Mystics close from the title

13-2 run for Washington with less than 3 minutes left to play in the game.
9:43 PM2 years ago


Timeout Sun. Mystics 76 Sun 72
9:41 PM2 years ago

Elena Delle Donne

The current WNBA MVP keeps out hustling everyone in the paint and getting second shot opportunities.
9:41 PM2 years ago

Q4 - 5:20

Five minutes remaining the the last quarter of play and both teams are tied to 72.
9:31 PM2 years ago

Q3 comes to an end

Two point Sun lead after three quarters of play in the WNBA Finals.
9:24 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 4:05

Elena Delle Donne, the WNBA MVP, is doing work in the post. Timeout Connecticut. 
9:24 PM2 years ago
Tough shot by Cloud.
9:23 PM2 years ago
Wizards supporting the Mystics.
9:22 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 4:50

Alyssa Thomas AND-ONE!
9:19 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 6:00

Jonquel Jones subs out with 4 personal fouls.
9:18 PM2 years ago

Q3 - 6:22

Delle Donne AND-ONE!
9:18 PM2 years ago

10-2 run for Connecticut

Sun lead by 9 in the third quarter.
9:12 PM2 years ago

Second half is underway!

We got a good one in DC.
8:53 PM2 years ago
One point lead after two quarter of plays. Both teams fighting for their first franchise WNBA title.
8:52 PM2 years ago

First half comes to an end

The Sun lead the Mystics by 43-42 in the winner-take-all Game 5 of the WNBA Finals. 
8:50 PM2 years ago
11 ties and 6 lead changes already.
8:48 PM2 years ago

Beal and Wall in the building

The Wizards' back court supporting the Mystics in the WNBA Finals. Shouting out Elena Delle Donne.
8:47 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 1:38

Jonquel Jones has three fouls before the first half ends. Tough situation for the Sun.
8:41 PM2 years ago

Jones doing work

Put her in the spin cycle then.
8:40 PM2 years ago
9 fouls in this first half for the Mystics.
8:40 PM2 years ago

Ball movement

Everyone touching the rock for the Mystics.
8:39 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 3:40

Washington's offense still got some room for improvement. Missing wide open mid range shots.
8:31 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 6:00

Spin move and bucket for Jones.
8:30 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 6:30

8-2-2 for Alyssa Thomas in this game so far.
8:28 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 7:50

8-0 run for the Sun.
8:28 PM2 years ago

Q2 - 8:00

Delle Donne back in the lineup for the Mystics.
8:25 PM2 years ago

Foul Trouble for the Sun

Thomas and Stricklen both have 2 foul after only one quarter.
8:21 PM2 years ago

Q1 Finishes

First quarter of play is in the books and it was a good one. The Mystics lead 23-20 against the Sun.
8:18 PM2 years ago

Jonquel Jones is an absolute unit!

The Sun star gets blocked but she still gets the bucket.
8:17 PM2 years ago
6 lead changes already in the first quarter of play.
8:16 PM2 years ago

Q1 - 3:02

Alyssa Thomas picks up her second PF.
8:13 PM2 years ago
Sanders sticking that follow through.
8:12 PM2 years ago

Q1 - 3:39

Washington leads Connecticut at home and the Sun call their first TO of the game.
8:11 PM2 years ago

Q1 - 4:36

Delle Donne doing work inside the paint. The two-time MVP looking for her first WNBA title.
8:05 PM2 years ago

Game is underway

WNBA Finals Game 5 starts.
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Mystics Starting 5

Delle Donne, Toliver, Atkins, Sanders and Cloud.
7:34 PM2 years ago

Sun Starting 5

A. Thomas, Jones, Stricklen, J. Thomas and Williams.
7:02 PM2 years ago

City love

The Washington Wizards rocked Washington Mystics jerseys in their latest plane ride to New York City.
7:01 PM2 years ago

Jasmine Thomas is locked in

“Staying together, staying confident and locking in on what we are trying to do.”
6:57 PM2 years ago

Mystics getting them' shots in

Washington squad pulled up to the Arena this morning to practice ahead of tonight's game.
6:52 PM2 years ago

Celtics joining the Sun wave

Even the Boston Celtics are supporting the Connecticut Sun ahead of tonight's game.
6:50 PM2 years ago

Pulling up to work like...

Courtney Williams and the rest of the Connecticut Sun squad show up to Washington DC wanting all the smoke.
6:48 PM2 years ago

History in the making

No matter what happens tonight, the world will see a WNBA team lift the championship trophy for the first time ever. 
6:47 PM2 years ago

Live coverage begins

We are an hour away from this WNBA Finals Game 5 for Washington Mystics vs Connecticut Sun.
3:06 PM2 years ago
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3:06 PM2 years ago

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3:03 PM2 years ago

A first time WNBA champion will be crowned

Both teams are so close from making history. Who will get that last win of the season?
3:01 PM2 years ago
Safe to say the Sun is fired up for being one game away from winning the WNBA title.
2:58 PM2 years ago

Elena Delle Donne

Even though she missed game 2 of the WNBA Finals due a bak spasm, the 6'5 forward from the Mystics has been an absolute force this season and will be the player-to-go for the last game of the season.
2:53 PM2 years ago

A whole city together

It ain't only about the Mystics but about the whole city. The fans and sports teams' from Washington will be supporting their WNBA squad this Thursday. 
2:51 PM2 years ago

Game 4

The Mystics could've clinched the series at Connecticut but an amazing performance from Alyssa Thomas helped the Sun to stay alive in the WNBA Finals. 
2:48 PM2 years ago

Letting it fly

The Mystics recorded 16 3's during Game 3 of the current series, tying a WNBA Finals single-game record. Elena Delle Donne, Emma Meesseman, and Kristi Toliver were a combined 10-12 from deep.
2:45 PM2 years ago

Down to history

The last time the WNBA Finals were defined in a winner-take-all Game 5 was back I 2017, when the Minnesota Lynx defeated the Los Angeles Sparks. 
2:43 PM2 years ago

Winner-take-all Game 5

The Mystics and Sun are tied two games a piece in the current WNBA Finals series. The winner of this Thursday's game will take the trophy home. 
2:42 PM2 years ago

Mystics at home

The game will be played at the Entertainment & SportsArena in Washington, DC. 
2:41 PM2 years ago
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2:40 PM2 years ago

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