The Mystics came into Madison Square Garden tonight hoping to get a much-need road win. But they also came in with a dismal 3-8 record away from home, and unfortunately they left with an even worse road record of 3-9. In the process of
In the first half alone, the Mystics committed 12 turnovers, finishing the night with 22. In the first three quarters, the Mystics allowed New York to go on runs of 15-5, 12-6, and 15-1. The Mystics started the 4th quarter down by 17, and the final 10 minutes were pretty much a romp by the Liberty bench. To say that watching this game on TV wasn't much fun would be an understatement. There's a great deal more (none of it good) that could be said about how the Mystics played this evening, but it's late, so we're calling it a night.
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Friday morning update . . . The Mystics return to the Phone Booth at 7 PM tonight where they will face the Eastern Conference-leading Detroit Shock (to whom they lost a week ago in Detroit, 79-66). If you've missed it, you can read a very special pre-game analysis of tonight's matchup by our very special guest analysts in the post immediately below.