During the 2016 – 2017 off-season, the Mystics were busy in the trade market. With enough trade assets, they were determined to make a trade for a superstar player. First, on January 30, the team executed a three-way deal with the New York Liberty and Seattle Storm, sending Bria Hartley and Kia Vaughn to the Liberty and receiving the Storm’s ...
Meesseman returned in the 2019 WNBA season, and her return powered the Mystics towards achieving an unprecedented regular-season record of 26–8, leading the entire league in total wins and losses and earning them the top spot in the playoffs. With a dogged determination to come back to the Finals and high hopes that a Finals title would, at last, be ...
The Washington Mystics are a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C., playing in the Eastern Conference in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The team was founded prior to the 1998 season. The team is owned by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (led by Ted Leonsis), which also owns the Mystics’ NBA counterpart, the Washington Wizards. Sheila C. Johnson, co-founder of BET and ex-wife of Charlotte Sting owner Robert L. Johnson, is the managing partner.
1998 – Present / Women’s National Basketball Association
1998 – Present / Washington Mystics
Mystics – The Mystics nickname piggy back on the NBA counterpart Washington Wizards, going along with theme of wizardry.
WNBA Championships 1
2019 - Present / St. Elizabeths East Entertainment and Sports Arena
1998 – 2018 / Capital One Arena
2005 – Present / Monumental Sports & Entertainment/Ted Leonsis
1998 – 2005 / Abe Pollin
*Blue is this team’s history