The Sparks routed the Mystics, 95-75, to go 21-3 before the break. Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points and 14 rebounds and Candace Parker, 18 points and six assists to lead LA.
The Dream held off the Wings, 93-88. Reshanda Gray had a career high 22 points and 10 rebounds in leading Atlanta.
The Lynx downed the Storm, 79-72, behind the efforts of Maya Moore and Sylvia Fowles.
The Sun edged the Sky, 94-89, with five players in double figures on each side.
And now we’re on Olympic break until Aug. 26:
I don’t think the league has needed a break this bad in its life, for many reasons.
More on the WNBA fines:
So has Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm.
Lisa Borders Q@A: