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Mystics vs. Fever Preview: Washington looks to sweep Indiana

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Mystics lead the series 2-0...

Indiana Fever v Washington Mystics Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images

The Washington Mystics will finish off the season series against the Indiana Fever on Sunday afternoon. This will be the third meeting between the two teams, as the first two resulted in Mystics’ victories:

Mystics 95 Fever 88 OT

Mystics 91 Fever 78

Sunday against Indiana will also be the “BLOCK OUT CANCER” game. Washington will wear their breast cancer awareness uniforms as well as hold a silent auction that will aid the Capital Breast Care Center.

Here’s the preview for Sunday’s game.


Game Info

When: Sunday August 18 at 3 p.m. ET

Where: Entertainment and Sports Arena

How to watch: NBA TV; NBC Sports Washington; TSN

Injury Report

Mystics: Kiara Leslie (Knee, Out), Kristi Toliver (Knee, Out)

Fever: Shenise Johnson (Knee, Out), Victoria Vivians (Knee, Out)

Pregame Notes

B-E-N-C-H M-O-B

What does that spell? You got it....BENCH MOB. They are the backbone of the Mystics team that holds them all together. A solid well-rounded team is what will keep the wins coming and build up on the strength needed to go all the way. The Mystics bench are the glue that awaits for the moment to keep it all together.

Washington has the power to utilize their reserve players even in huge moments such as Aerial Powers who’s come in big for the Mystics starting in place of Kristi Toliver as well as Emma Meesseman who has proved to be a solid sixth-woman. When your number is called up you have to always be ready and Washington has shown that.