WNBA Finals 2019: Mystics take WNBA title with Game 5 win over Sun; schedule, scores, start time, bracket

The 2019 WNBA Finals went the distance, and late on Thursday night, the Washington Mystics captured their first title in franchise history with a dramatic 89-78 victory over the Connecticut Sun in Game 5. Emma Meesseman went for 22 points off the bench to lead the Mystics, while Elena Delle Donne added 21 points of her own. Meesseman, who was fantastic all series long, was named Finals MVP

Last month, the Mystics took down the Las Vegas Aces, 94-90, in Game 4 of their semifinal series to advance to the Finals for the second straight season. Now they face the Connecticut Sun, who punched their ticket to the Finals with a dominant 78-56 win over the Los Angeles Sparks to complete the three-game sweep.

Finals (best-of-five series) -- Mystics win, 3-2

  • Game 1: Mystics 95, Sun 86   
  • Game 2: Sun 99, Mystics 87  
  • Game 3: Mystics 94, Sun 81  
  • Game 4: Sun 90, Mystics 86
  • Game 5: Mystics 89, Sun 78

2019 WNBA Playoff Bracket

The 2019 WNBA Finals are set. WNBA

For full series results, schedules and scores from the 2019 WNBA playoffs, click here

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