WNBA: Breanna Stewart beats Dallas Wings Scores 40 points to lead and score was 94-93
Breanna Stewart History recorded in WNBA
Stewart dropped 40 focuses to lead the New York Freedom past the Dallas Wings 94-93 on Tuesday night in Texas, which denoted the group’s seventh-consecutive win. It additionally carried Stewart to 885 absolute focuses this season, what broke the association’s single-season scoring record.
Stewart broke Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi’s past record of 861 places, which she scored in the 2006 season in only 34 games. Tuesday night’s down was Stewart’s 38th this season. The WNBA extended the season to 40 games this year, which is four a bigger number of than it had the year before.
After spending her first six seasons in the league with the Seattle Storm, Stewart entered Tuesday’s game averaging a career-high 22.8 points, 9.4 rebounds, and 3.9 assists. This was her first season with the Liberty.
The Freedom hung on in the last seconds to escape the one-point win on Tuesday. In the wake of going this way and that for a large part of the challenge, Stewart was fouled with around 42 seconds left in the game. She set New York back on top with her most memorable free toss, and afterward got the bounce back subsequent to missing the second to keep the belonging alive. Stewart snatched one last bounce back on the opposite finish to get the success.
Stewart had 10 bounce back and two helps to go with her 40 places, and she shot 14-of-25 from the field. Courtney Vandersloot had 16 points and 10 assists to Betnijah Laney’s 22 points.
Satou Sabally drove the Wings with 27 places, four bounce back and four helps. Arike Ogunbowale added 19 focuses, and Natasha Howard got done with 14 focuses and 10 bounce back. The Wings, who might have secured a season finisher spot with a success on Tuesday night, have lost two straight.
The Liberty have a 31-7 record and have won seven straight. They sit only one game back from the Las Vegas Aces, however the Freedom hold a five-game lead in the Eastern Meeting. They will play the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday before playing the Washington Mystics on Sunday to end the regular season.