WNBA Team Defeats Team USA in All-Star Game as Dallas Wings’ Arike Ogunbowale Starring | NBA News

The Dallas Wings’ Arike Ogunbowale scored a high of 26 points on Wednesday night as Team WNBA won their All-Star game in Las Vegas, 93-85 against Team United States.

Ogunbowale scored 14 points in the second half, including a rare four-point game with 5:37 remaining that took the WNBA all-star lead to 79-73. She added her fifth 3-point scorer with 3:42 remaining for an 86-78 advantage and was named the game’s MVP.

Jonquel Jones (Connecticut) contributed 18 points and 14 rebounds to the winning cause, while Courtney Williams (Atlanta) came off the bench to score 15 points. The Williams runner out of the glass at the last minute sealed the result.

Brittney Griner scored 17 points to lead the United States, with 8 of 10 on the field. Breanna Stewart added 15, while Sylvia Fowles came off the bench to score 12 points and seven rebounds, a team high.

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The outcome of the game boiled down to a few minor edges for the WNBA stars. They were 11 of 30 on 3 points against 7 of 20 for the American team and had a 41-37 advantage on the boards. They also only committed seven turnovers while forcing 15, resulting in 10 more field goal attempts.

Both teams engaged in the expected shootout in the first quarter. Team USA established a 15-7 lead over jumper A’ja Wilson after about 3.5 minutes of the game, but the WNBA team rallied and tied game four. times before Skylar Diggins-Smith’s 3-point pointer brought the US 28-25 after a.

Courtney Williams of Team WNBA celebrates after a game against the United States in the WNBA All-Star Basketball Game


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Then the game took a defensive turn. The WNBA stars came out on top, allowing just 15 points in the second quarter, and took a 44-43 halftime advantage when Williams hit a long jumper with 19.5 seconds left.

After the Chicago Allie Quigley won their third halftime 3-point shooting contest, the teams battled in a tight third quarter. Chelsea Gray’s finger roll just before time ran out resulted in the US team tied 66-66.

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