WASHINGTON (AP) -- The WNBA title will be decided Thursday night in Washington, and a first-time champion will be crowned.
The Connecticut Sun forced a decisive Game 5 with a 90-86 victory over the Washington Mystics Tuesday night.
Connecticut blew a 16-point halftime lead as Washington used a huge third quarter to tie the game at 68. The Mystics kept it going to start the fourth, opening up a five-point lead. With their season on the line, the Sun responded.
WNBA Title Game Set For Thursday