NBA Basketball - INACTIVE

Dallas looks to continue seasonlong winning streak against Indiana

Guard Odyssey Sims and the Dallas Wings are headed in the right direction after winning their fourth straight game Thursday night. Sims scored 16 points and will the Wings against the Indina Fever at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the College Park Center in Arlington. The game will air on FSSW Plus.
Guard Odyssey Sims and the Dallas Wings are headed in the right direction after winning their fourth straight game Thursday night. Sims scored 16 points and will the Wings against the Indina Fever at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the College Park Center in Arlington. The game will air on FSSW Plus. AP

Indiana Fever at Dallas Wings

7:30 p.m. Saturday, College Park Center, Arlington

TV: NBA TV, FSSW Plus

Records: Fever 5-9, Wings 7-7

About the Fever: Indiana lost to Washington 76-62 on Wednesday. Lynetta Kizer scored a game-high 18 points off the bench and Tamika Catchings added 10 points. Washington never trailed after scoring the first points of the second half and pulled away with a 15-5 run to start the fourth quarter to hand the Fever its fifth loss in six games. … Indiana started the season 2-1, but has gone 3-8 since and dropped to 11th in the WNBA in scoring at 77.5 points per game. One of their losses came in the opener against Dallas, 90-79 on May 14.

About the Wings: Plenette Pierson scored six of her 21 points in overtime and Dallas beat San Antonio 97-90 on Thursday to increase its seasonlong winning streak to four games. The Wings started overtime on a 10-3 run, highlighted by Karima Christmas’ layup and a pull-up jumper by Odyssey Sims. San Antonio cut it to 93-90 with 1:06 left, but Skylar Diggins and Sims made four consecutive free throws to seal the victory and pull Dallas into a tie for fifth place. Diggins and Sims finished with 16 points apiece, and Glory Johnson had her third consecutive double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. ... Pierson and Sims combined for 31 points in the first meeting with the Fever.

Brian Gosset

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