Award-winning artist Dan Dunn has a background in painting, design and caricature which spans 30 years. During halftime of the Washington Mystics vs. the Chicago Sky game on Sat., June 20, Dunn created a six-foot oil painting of President Barack Obama in less than 15 minutes. Photo by John E De Freitas - WI Sports Photo Editor
The Washington Mystics won their second home game of the season before 11,745 fans on Sat., June 20 at the Verizon Center in Northwest. Guard Alana Beard scored 31 points and the Mystics scored 52 second- half points to defeat the Chicago Sky, 81-72 during an evening of basketball dedicated to honoring fathers. The Mystics are off to a 4-1 start, with their only loss coming against the Atlanta Dream on Fri., June 19.
â€œI think tonight just showed the character of this team. The fact that we came back was a good feeling. We played with a lot of poise, we played with a lot of intensity, and we were smart,â€ Beard said.