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Washington Mystics

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Washington Mystics
Founded1998; 26 years ago (1998)
HistoryWashington Mystics
ArenaEntertainment and Sports Arena
LocationWashington, D.C.
Team colorsRed, blue, silver, white[1][2][3]
Main sponsorGEICO[4]
General managerMike Thibault
Head coachEric Thibault
Assistant(s)LaToya Sanders
Shelley Patterson
Ashlee McGee
OwnershipMonumental Sports & Entertainment
(Ted Leonsis)
Championships1 (2019)
Conference titles0

The Washington Mystics are an American professional women's basketball team. They are based in Washington, D.C. The Mystics play basketball in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). They are in the WNBA's Eastern Conference. When they play basketball in Washington, the Mystics play at the Entertainment and Sports Arena. The team won the 2019 WNBA Championship.

The team was made in 1999. It is one of the eight original WNBA teams. The Mystics are related to the Washington Wizards, a basketball team in the NBA. As of 2023, the Mystics have been to the WNBA Playoffs thirteen times. The team has had many good basketball players, such as Elena Delle Donne and Chamique Holdsclaw. Delle Donne was the most valuable player in the WNBA two times. They have been to the WNBA Finals two times. They went in 2018 and 2019. In 2018, they lost to the Seattle Storm. In 2019, they won the WNBA Championship.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2021 Washington Mystics Jersey Schedule". Mystics.WNBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. May 14, 2021. Retrieved February 7, 2023.
  2. "Team Directory" (PDF). 2020 Washington Mystics Media Guide. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. August 3, 2020. Retrieved April 10, 2021.
  3. "Washington Mystics Reproduction Guideline Sheet". WNBA Enterprises, LLC. Retrieved June 16, 2020.
  4. "Monumental Sports and Entertainment Announces GEICO as First-Ever Jersey Patch Partner". Mystics.WNBA.com. NBA Media Ventures, LLC. November 2, 2018. Retrieved December 30, 2018.