Team WNBA took over in the fourth quarter to secure a 93-85 win over Team USA in the WNBA All-Star Game.
Dallas Wings star Arike Ogunbowale was named MVP after recording a game-high 26 points on 10-of-18 from the field and 5-of-10 from the 3-point line. Jonquel Jones added 18 points and Courtney Williams 15.
Brittney Griner led Team USA with 17 points on 8-of-10 from the field, while Breanna Stewart added 15 and Sylvia Fowles 12.
If you missed any of the action, we've got you covered with all the live updates and highlights from the game below:
Team USA vs Team WNBA - Live score, updates and highlights
FINAL: Team WNBA 93, Team USA 85
- Shut it down! Jonquel Jones with the stepback!
JJ with the NASTY step-back 3 😳 @jus242 #WNBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/NAlGHe8ZM7- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
- Another triple from Ogunbowale! She's got five on the night for her game-high 24 points as Team WNBA takes a 86-78 lead in the final three minutes.
- Team WNBA putting their foot on the gas down the stretch. Check the dime from Jonquel Jones!
that dish tho ‼ @jus242 pic.twitter.com/AvI7nYxkYA- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
- Ogunbowale with ANOTHER triple and the foul. She's got the MVP trophy in her sights.
- It's coming down to the wire as Team WNBA holds a 75-71 lead with six minutes to go
End of third quarter: Tesm USA 66, Team WNBA 66
- In the final seconds of the third, Chelsea Gray gets the slick layup to go and we're tied at 66-66!
A bucket to end the quarter from @cgray209! 💫#WNBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/RM4Q1YGpj7- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
- The Team WNBA huddle is too live!
Team WNBA huddle is LIT 🔥🤣- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
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- After Team USA tied things up at 53-53, Ogunbowale hits another three to give Team WNBA the lead once again. She's up to 17 points!
- Candace Parker with the defence, gets the steal and takes it coast-to-coast to cut it to 53-48.
MTN Dew 3-point contest
- Quigley catches fire on the money ball rack, draining all five shots! She finishes with a score of 28 and is not a 3-time 3-point cntest champion (2017, '18/ '21).
ALLI3 QUIGL3Y. 3-TIME CHAMPION 🏆#MTNDEW3PT @MountainDew pic.twitter.com/wOcVQ8P2NT- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
- First up it's Jones, who buries one from the MTN Dew Zone on her way to a score of 24.
- It's JONES vs QUIGLEY for the Final round!
- Quigley buries her final money ball to bring up 28 and edge Whitcomb to advance to the championship round!
- Aussie Sami Whitcomb has her eyes on the championship round with a score of 24!
- Jones gets us started with a scorching display, recording 27. Lloyd follows it up with a score of 18.
JONQUEL JONES WENT OFF 🤯- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
27pts for the 1st round 👌 pic.twitter.com/njytVWTPzq
- Jewell Lloyd, Allir Quigley, Sami Whitcomb and Jonquel Jones get set for the 3-point contest!
"Let's go." @Candace_Parker to @alliequigley ahead of the @MountainDew 3-PT Contest!#MTNDew pic.twitter.com/Xnawfm0wbQ- WNBA (@WNBA) July 15, 2021
Half-time: Team WNBA 44, Team USA 43
Ogunbowale has a game-high 12 points as Team WNBA take a norrow lead into the break. Brittney Griner leads Team USA with 10.
Team WNBA hasn't been shy letting it fly from three, going 5-of-16 in the first half, while Team USA went 2-of- 9 from deep.
- Team WNBA takes the lead at 40-39 with under four minutes to go in the first half.
- The 3-point contest will be taking place at half-time!
Make sure to tune in at halftime for the @MountainDew 3-PT Contest ‼ 👌- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
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End of first quarter: Team USA 28, Team WNBA 25
Team USA takes a three-point lead at the end of the first quarter, led by seven points from Sylvia Folwes, while Brittney Griner has six.
Arike Ogunbowale leads Team WNBA with 10 points. She's having a busy night getting buckets on the court and keeping fans updated as she tweets through the game!
Hey y'all I'm live tweeting during the game today. Pretty solid first 6 minutes. Down 2. Also JJ got a stroke! 😂- Arike Ogunbowale (@Arike_O) July 14, 2021
- Solid advice from the vet
"Rookie advice: Just run" -@Candace_Parker 😂🏃♀️- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
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- A hockey substitution for Team WNBA, all five starters sit with a new group coming into the game
- Jonquel Jones splashes another three to tie it up at 17-17.
- Team USA gets out to an early 11-4 early lead.
Nice dish @S10Bird ⏩ @brittneygriner for the easy bucket 💯- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
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IT'S ALMOST TIME🤗- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
Meet your 2021 All-Star starters 🤩
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On the eve of the WNBA All-Star Game, Chicago Sky star Candace Parker became the first owoman ever to grace the cover of NBA 2K22.
Paving the way 🏀 @Candace_Parker pic.twitter.com/qqqKY1Ku8C- NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 14, 2021
The stars have arrived!
Swaggy Sue coming through 🐆 @S10Bird #WNBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/s8oh7uLSkf- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
Okay @SkyDigg4 🔥#WNBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/6vIuWJfRym- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
.@satou_sabally with the custom handbag here at the Orange Carpet! #WNBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/yRlNqCneDj- WNBA (@WNBA) July 14, 2021
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