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Mystics hand Fever WNBA-record 18th consecutive defeat

Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud (9) drives to the hoop as Indiana Fever guard Lexie Hull (10) defends during the game at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC on August 14, 2022. (Photo by Jess Rapfogel for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 22 points and Washington defeated Indiana 95-83 in a regular-season finale.

The Mystics, already headed to the WNBA playoffs as the No. 5 seed, got 15 points from Ariel Atkins, 11 from Shakira Austin, and 10 from Natasha Cloud.

Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points for Indiana, which finishes the season on a league-record 18-game losing streak. Emma Cannon added 14 points and Lexie Hull scored 11.